Social Worker

Posted a month ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Pupil Services


Certifiations Requirment: NJ Certification as Social Worker

Requirements: - Must hold the certificate(s) noted above in either Standard, Provisional, CEAS/CE format(s).

Essential Functions 


-  Conducts social assessments of students for the purpose of identifying learning or social interaction issues, and recommending courses of action or corrective procedures to overcome issues and maximize learning. 


-  Performs casework services with students and parents to encourage parental understanding of, and participation in, overcoming social issues to maximize the educational experience of the student. 

-  Works collaboratively with other Child Study Team Members.

-  Coordinates with outside agencies, organizations and institutions, including state and federal authorities as needed. 


-  Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff members to ascertain individual student's abilities and needs, including students with special needs, and to familiarize stakeholders with social work services. 


-  Serves as ready resource to students and parents to provide counseling that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding, and behavioral management; serves as liaison between home and school by leading the Early Childhood Advisory Council. 


-  Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research, and by maintaining professional relationships. 


-  Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents. 



Additional Duties 


-  Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. 


Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. 



Travel Requirements 


-  Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required. 


Skills, Knowledge, Abilities 


-  Knowledge of Social Work principles, theories, testing, methods, etc. as well as proven behavior management methods. 


-  Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. 


-  Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans. 


-  Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students. 


-  Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed. 


-  Ability to organize and coordinate work. 


-  Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents. 


-  Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth. 


-  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work. 

Salary: - As per negotiated WPEA Contract

Apply to: Dr. Michele Pillari, Superintendent of Schools




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Woodland Park School District

853 McBride Avenue , Woodland Park, NJ 07424

At the following locations

Woodland Park Board of Education

853 McBride Avenue , Woodland Park, NJ 07424