JobID 1708 : Licensed Clinical Social Worker 2020-21 (#1973293)
Job Title: Licensed Social Worker
SALARY RANGE: Licensed Salary Schedule
REPORTS TO: Principal
The primary purpose of the position of a Licensed Social Worker is to help students overcome barriers to social and academic development by providing outreach and coordination for the student and his/her family. This job requires frequent interaction with students and families who may be in situations of distress and, as such, requires a high level of professional decorum, superlative judgment and the ability to perform under moderately stressful conditions.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Conducts oneself in the best interest of students, in accordance with the policies of public education and in support of the District’s mission
Identifies social, emotional and psychological barriers to student achievement and develops intervention strategies to address them.
Assesses home, community and school conditions impacting a student’s social and academic achievement, including home visits as necessary.
Provides direct counseling services to and serves as an advocate for students and their families.
Directs students and families to appropriate non-District-based resources and serves as a liaison to community agencies in coordinating and managing their delivery.
Works cooperatively with other student support personnel and, as necessary, outside agencies in performing assessments, managing cases and evaluating progress.
Provides crisis intervention, conflict resolution and case management services.
Serves as a liaison between the District, students and their families.
Provides training and consultation to faculty, administrators and other school personnel.
Maintains effective working relationships with other coworkers and community members, including those from diverse cultures or backgrounds or those who speak limited or no English.
Submit all written correspondence, reports, orders and other paperwork within expected timelines.
Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Master’s Degree in social work or related field; Oregon state license to practice social work or a related field; valid driver's license and evidence of insurability; McMinnville School District welcomes applications from candidates that expand the District's diversity.
Work effectively with and respond to people from diverse cultures or backgrounds.
Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
Confer regularly with immediate supervisor.
Follow all District policies, work procedures, and reasonable requests by proper authority.
Maintain the integrity of confidential information relating to students, staff, or District patrons.
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Works in a variety of settings, often at multiple sites within a given day. Much work will be required in locations not under the purview of the District, including private residences. The work may involve assignments that require extensive amounts of time outside regular school hours. The position involves a high level of interaction with students and families from multiple and diverse backgrounds, many with unique needs. Employees must maintain composure under stress, and manage him or herself in the presence of emotionally challenging interactions with staff, students, and parents. The work environment may include exposure to unpleasant interior temperatures, dirt, and communicable diseases.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit, and use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 190 contract days per year. Salary to be established by the School Board. Performance of this position will be evaluated annually in accordance with Board policy on evaluation of staff.
McMinnville School District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability or genetics. For more information see District Policy GBA-Equal Employment Opportunity.
Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADA). Individuals with disabilities may contact director of human resources for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon Telecommunication Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900 or 711.