School Social Worker
POSITION TITLE: School Social Worker
FTE: To be determined
Position Location: To be determined
Effective: 2021-2022 School Year
SALARY: Teacher's Salary Schedule
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: SISS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The following is a list of qualifications for the position, any one of which may be waived by the Board in exercising its prerogative to determine qualifications.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Master's degree from a graduate school of social work program
Minimum of a 500-clock hour supervised social work practicum
Satisfactory completion of 1 year as a school social worker with direction from a fully approved school social worker
Experience working with elementary students required
Interdisciplinary teaming experience desired
Experience working with students with autism, desired
Functional analysis and behavior plan development experience desired
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Licensed Master's Social Worker through the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform casework service with individual students to correct those personal, social or emotional maladjustments related to their educational and social progress.
Consult and collaborate with other school personnel in gathering and giving information on a case, and in establishing and planning for respective roles in the modification of the student's behavior.
Perform casework service with parents as an integral part of the task of helping students, to increase the parents' understanding, their constructive participation in resolving their child's problems and their knowledge and use of appropriate resources available.
Assist students directly toward adjustment to school.
Regular and reliable attendance.
Other related duties as assigned.
Read, write and comprehend basic instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to staff, parents, students and
Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
Add, subtract, and multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Work with parents and children of diverse cultural backgrounds.
Develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the school community.
Perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk and stand. The employee
Is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, peripheral vision, and
the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee is frequently required to
interact with public and staff and is directly responsible for the safety, well-being or work output of students.
Ann Arbor Public Schools is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Ann Arbor Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
All applicants must apply online at A2schools.org -> District Links -> Job Postings
Certified Positions Only: Copies of an active Michigan Teaching Certificate and college transcripts are required with application packet. Original certificate and certified transcripts are required prior to being hired.