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School Social Worker - Harvest/Best Academy, Minneapolis

Posted on 2020-01-16 2:30:05 PM

Listing expires 2020-03-16 12:00:00 AM

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The Best Academy: http://www.thebestacademy.org/<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.thebestacademy.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cd080fb512a534530c10a08d79ac2ddea%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637148034044906351&sdata=Z8toFdrpk%2FSFdx25gLNXfpRhOAqphKhzFSFncyec3ds%3D&reserved=0> Harvest Best Academy is a K-8 school founded on the belief that &#8220;all of our children can excel if given the time and support that they need.&#8221; Harvest Best is a high-performing K-8 public charter school transforming north Minneapolis through education. Position Reports to School Principal Position Description: The primary function of the school social worker is to serve parents, students and school staff, addressing barriers that limit a student from receiving full benefits from their educational experience. Respond to referrals from school administration, parents, teachers and Student Support Services Team the Special Education Committee and others by providing direct services and by assisting families in accessing appropriate community resources. Duties and Responsibilities: &#183; Serve on student support teams- Special Education Conduct home visits as a method of access the family and conduct interviews in response and Related Services. &#183; Review student records to identify previous barriers and/or interventions. &#183; Conduct parent interviews and acquire socio-developmental information as needed for special education referrals. &#183; Analyze information gained through record reviews and interviews to determine environmental impacts and appropriate resource needs, integrate gained information into a written report and oral presentation. &#183; Attend and participate in Manifestation meetings as scheduled. &#183; Provide individual and/or group counseling in resources to school-wide crises. &#183; Conduct home visits as a method to access the family and conduct interviews in response to school referrals. &#183; Help students develop communication and conflict resolution skills. &#183; Engage in individual, family and school crisis intervention. &#183; Consult, collaborate and work within the Student Support Services- Related Services team. &#183; Other duties as needed. Qualifications: &#183; Master&#8217;s Degree in Social Worker or Counseling &#183; Valid registration with the Minnesota Department of Education teaching emotionally impaired students, school psychology, social work or guidance counseling PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS &#183; Ability to interact with students K-8- physical engagement, mobility throughout the building. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential tasks. To apply email cover letter and resume to talentrecruitment@thebestacademy.org<mailto:talentrecruitment@thebestacademy.org>.

The Best Academy: http://www.thebestacademy.org/

 

Harvest Best Academy is a K-8 school founded on the belief that “all of our children can excel if given the time and support that they need.” Harvest Best is a high-performing K-8 public charter school transforming north Minneapolis through education.

 

 

Position Reports to School Principal

 

Position Description:

The primary function of the school social worker is to serve parents, students and school staff, addressing barriers that limit a student from receiving full benefits from their educational experience.  Respond to referrals from school administration, parents, teachers and Student Support Services Team the Special Education Committee and others by providing direct services and by assisting families in accessing appropriate community resources.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Serve on student support teams- Special Education Conduct home visits as a method of access the family and conduct interviews in response and Related Services.

·        Review student records to identify previous barriers and/or interventions.

·        Conduct parent interviews and acquire socio-developmental information as needed for special education referrals.

·        Analyze information gained through record reviews and interviews to determine environmental impacts and appropriate resource needs, integrate gained information into a written report and oral presentation.

·        Attend and participate in Manifestation meetings as scheduled.

·        Provide individual and/or group counseling in resources to school-wide crises.

·        Conduct home visits as a method to access the family and conduct interviews in response to school referrals.

·        Help students develop communication and conflict resolution skills.

·        Engage in individual, family and school crisis intervention.

·        Consult, collaborate and work within the Student Support Services- Related Services team.

·        Other duties as needed.

 

Qualifications:

·        Master’s Degree in Social Worker or Counseling

·        Valid registration with the Minnesota Department of Education teaching emotionally impaired students, school psychology, social work or guidance counseling

 

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

·        Ability to interact with students K-8- physical engagement, mobility throughout the building.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential tasks.

 

To apply email cover letter and resume to talentrecruitment@thebestacademy.org.