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School Social Worker K-8, Cologne Academy

Posted on 2019-07-23 11:09:30 AM

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School Social Worker Cologne Academy (Kindergarten-8th Grade Public School) - Cologne, MN is located in Carver County and currently enrolls approximately 670 students. Cologne Academy offers its students an enriched learning experience through the Core Knowledge curriculum and an individualized approach to learning. Cologne Academy seeks professional educators who are passionate about contributing to its mission and vision that focuses on academics and character development. Employment with Cologne Academy offers teamwork, challenges, and room to grow. We believe that excellent teachers are critical to the success of all students. We are committed to creating a high-performance work environment with continuous professional growth in support of rigorous academic growth for all students. QUALIFICATIONS: Job Duties and Responsibilities 1. Serves as a member of a multidisciplinary team to assess and/or reassess students referred for special education services. 2. Prepares and implements appropriate service plans for special education students, refers child/family to community agencies as needed, documents progress in the Individual Education Plan (IEP), attends IEP meetings. 3. Provides individual and group support to help students resolve and/or cope with personal, emotional, and social problems that interfere with their educational experience. 4. Provides services to parents as an integral part of the task of helping students; to gain their parental participation in resolving their child's problems. 5. Assists families to better understand the school and its' programs and to strengthen the communication link between school and home. 6. Assists teachers and school administration through the identification of special needs a child may have in school. 7. Serve as a liaison between home, school community, and other agencies through maintenance of positive relationships. 8. Provides crisis intervention services. 9. Participates in faculty meetings, special education meetings, and in-service training. 10. Performs specific duties related to school social work that are assigned by the Executive Director. Specific Responsibilities: 1. Provide assessments that involve preparation of social and developmental histories. 2. Other tasks include administering social interaction instruments, interviewing parents, child, and staff, observation of the child in school, collection of agencies reports, and review of school information. Knowledge and Skills: 1. Has demonstrated knowledge in using a variety of behavior management strategies. 2. Demonstrated ability to apply appropriate skills in performing daily routines. 3. Demonstrated ability to operate a computer, software, and necessary technology. 4. Ability to develop effective and positive working relationships with students, staff, administrators, parents, and the community. 5. Show initiative and function as a self-starter. 6. Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. Competitive salary and benefits. Negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Apply online under the employment tab at www.cologneacademy.org<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cologneacademy.org&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7Cb8b3364d01c2469abfc008d70f882399%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C1%7C636994949707421949&sdata=nKxkPJQR%2BBySa4UBTg95hD%2FnZgdaulS45VDWL4rMTpo%3D&reserved=0> Or email lpeterson@cologneacademy.org<mailto:lpeterson@cologneacademy.org> Position for August 2019 start Lynn Peterson, Ed.D. Executive Director Cologne Academy 1221 Village Parkway Cologne, MN 55322 952 466-2276 www.cologneacademy.org<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cologneacademy.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7Cb8b3364d01c2469abfc008d70f882399%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C1%7C636994949707421949&sdata=jQ6MHi0wG5WaMt74ZlQV0eNto3xlxHH6NEyF0wvkqCY%3D&reserved=0> [https://docs.google.com/uc?export=download&id=0B9Hf6uOJQK53Q2V3eG9RN3VDNGc&revid=0B9Hf6uOJQK53K0JRTW1mUk1GRjhwOXl2VkRxdzBvVGw2YjQ4PQ] Proud of My Child, Proud of My Choice VISION STATEMENT Create a content-rich learning environment that prepares K-8 children to achieve their best as students and as people of character who will contribute skill and knowledge to their communities. MISSION STATEMENT To prepare students for academic success through excellence in literacy by integrating the Core Knowledge Sequence.

School Social Worker

 

Cologne Academy (Kindergarten-8th Grade Public School) - Cologne, MN is located in Carver County and currently enrolls approximately 670 students.  Cologne Academy offers its students an enriched learning experience through the Core Knowledge curriculum and an individualized approach to learning.  Cologne Academy seeks professional educators who are passionate about contributing to its mission and vision that focuses on academics and character development.

 

Employment with Cologne Academy offers teamwork, challenges, and room to grow. We believe that excellent teachers are critical to the success of all students. We are committed to creating a high-performance work environment with continuous professional growth in support of rigorous academic growth for all students. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Job Duties and Responsibilities

1.  Serves as a member of a multidisciplinary team to assess and/or reassess students referred for special education services.

2. Prepares and implements appropriate service plans for special education students, refers child/family to community agencies as needed, documents progress in the Individual Education Plan (IEP), attends IEP meetings.

3. Provides individual and group support to help students resolve and/or cope with personal, emotional, and social problems that interfere with their educational experience.

4. Provides services to parents as an integral part of the task of helping students; to gain their parental participation in resolving their child's problems.

5. Assists families to better understand the school and its' programs and to strengthen the communication link between school and home.

6. Assists teachers and school administration through the identification of special needs a child may have in school.

7. Serve as a liaison between home, school community, and other agencies through maintenance of positive relationships.

8. Provides crisis intervention services.

9. Participates in faculty meetings, special education meetings, and in-service training.

10. Performs specific duties related to school social work that are assigned by the Executive Director.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

1. Provide assessments that involve preparation of social and developmental histories.

2. Other tasks include administering social interaction instruments, interviewing parents, child, and staff, observation of the child in school, collection of agencies reports, and review of school information.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

1. Has demonstrated knowledge in using a variety of behavior management strategies.

2. Demonstrated ability to apply appropriate skills in performing daily routines.

3. Demonstrated ability to operate a computer, software, and necessary technology.

4. Ability to develop effective and positive working relationships with students, staff, administrators, parents, and the community.

5. Show initiative and function as a self-starter.

6. Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

 

Competitive salary and benefits.  Negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

 

Apply online under the employment tab at www.cologneacademy.org

 

Or email lpeterson@cologneacademy.org

 

Position for August 2019 start

 

 

Lynn Peterson, Ed.D.
Executive Director
Cologne Academy
1221 Village Parkway
Cologne, MN 55322
952 466-2276



Proud of My Child, Proud of My Choice


VISION STATEMENT

Create a content-rich learning environment that prepares K-8 children to achieve their best as students and as people of character who will contribute skill and knowledge to their communities.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

To prepare students for academic success through excellence in literacy by integrating the Core Knowledge Sequence.