Part time Social Worker at Dugway Schools 2024-2025

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Description

Social Worker

 Position Type: Certified Position Student Support Services/Social Worker·

Location: Dugway Schools

 Closing Date: 8/30/24


Position Purpose • Under the general supervision of the Director of Counseling & Social Services, to provide students, parents, administrators, and other teaching staff with individually-tailored advice and consultation to overcome personal, emotional, familial, or social issues to maximize the students' learning experience.

Essential Functions:
• Conducts assessments, testing and diagnostic examinations 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.
• Assists students and teaching staff in implementing students' behavior management plans. • 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
• Assists with the school district's dropout prevention efforts.
• 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.
• 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.
• Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and providing student information to prospective colleges and employers, as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
• Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
• Assists in the orientation of new teachers, and provides in-service training in guidance.
• Selects and requisitions appropriate books, aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
• Assists in supporting schools with at-risk students and crisis interventions.

Additional Duties
• Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated.

  • Military child support includes the following:
    •    Establish a military child support program that provides as a minimum the following services:

      1. Purple Star Schools strategy
      2. Month of the military child events/Purple up day
      3. Military child identifier card strategy
      4. Back to school event(s) -can be coordinated with DPG
      5. Deployment support services
      6. Transition support services
      7. Staff training and school district collaboration
      8. May participate in national conferences on military children


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

Equipment
• Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

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.
• Knowledge of crisis interventions and working with at-risk youth.
•  Knowledge of Social Emotional Learning and Behavioral supports for students

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
• Works in standard office and school building environments.

Qualifications Profile
Certification/License:
• Utah State Certification as a Social Worker and/or DOPL licensed Social Worker
• Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.

Education:
• Masters Degree in Social Work or Clinical Counseling

Experience:
• Successful prior clinical experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Contract:

Part time: 27 hours/week

Certified Salary Schedule

non benefited

 

Posted By

Tooele County School District

92 Lodestone Way , Tooele, UT 840748050
 

At the following locations

Dugway Schools

East School Street , Dugway, UT 84074