EdPost

EdPost Listings

A top job posting site for positions in education

Customize Your Search

Sort by Date Posted | Sort Alphabetically | Search Help

Social Worker - Hiawatha Academies, Minneapolis

Posted on 2020-07-31 1:05:30 PM

Listing expires 2020-09-29 12:00:00 AM

( HTML Version ) ( ADA/Text Version )


Hiawatha Academies<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fhiawathaacademies.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cfaab100c4fd548f8aa1d08d8357c4c7e%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637318155302855269&sdata=5W5X01hmNLhDh7zrwcHOko3wPFzwclHho0tvwdfh%2FGM%3D&reserved=0> is a network of college-preparatory schools focused on closing the opportunity gap in Minneapolis. We seek to create a K-12 school experience for scholars that empowers them with knowledge, character, and leadership skills. At Hiawatha Academies, we are committed to making our city and our world a more inclusive, equitable, and just place. Our equity vision: to honor the humanity of all people, we actively disrupt systemic inequity in pursuit of an equitable world. Hiawatha Academies permanently disrupts educational inequity by ensuring a great school for every child. Hiawatha Leadership Academy - Northrop seeks a dedicated social worker and teammate to join our team for the 2020-2021 school year. TO APPLY: Qualified, passionate, and equity driven individuals should apply online &#8211; here<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsforce.co%2F2X4jNCI&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cfaab100c4fd548f8aa1d08d8357c4c7e%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637318155302855269&sdata=ECRS93lRQI6KNUnI%2BmM8xzbN8oFFZaqhP4wv3uyMn4A%3D&reserved=0>. Job Description Social workers are responsible for supporting the school's mission through providing effective supports for students and teachers. The social worker will strive to ensure that all Hiawatha Academies scholars are empowered with the knowledge, character and leadership skills to graduate from college and serve the common good. The social worker will work alongside special education teachers, support staff, and under the guidance of the campus leadership team. Responsibilities General Responsibilities * Serve as a member of the HLA-N Support Team * Foster a school climate that promotes respect and appreciation for all students staff and parents, and supports the school&#8217;s mission * Build effective relationships among teachers, parents, and the community to maintain a positive school culture * Exhibit a high degree of professionalism in all elements of this position * Social/Emotional Counseling and Support * Plan and conduct individual and group counseling sessions to address social/ emotional/ behavioral needs including: social skills development, gender identity development, grief counseling, relationship counseling, mental health care, emotional regulation, etc. * Prepare and maintain a cumulative counseling record for each student * Work with students who have counseling minutes as outlined on their IEPS and maintain current special education paperwork in compliance with due process requirements * Manage mental health emergencies as outlined in school policy. Situations may include the need to utilize emergency services, contact Hennepin County Care and Protection, and coordinate outside mental health support services * Participate in the development of crisis prevention and management plans for the school * Report and refer critical incidents that jeopardize student well-being as obligated by law, administrative regulations, or ethical standards * Stay apprised of all state regulations relating to incident reporting and documentation * Serve as a resource to staff on supporting specific students in the classroom by modeling interventions and offering clinical insight, as well as identifying and reporting child abuse * Act as a referral source to families for outside services which may include: outside therapy, health insurance, housing, legal advice, medical services, and utilities * Collaborate with the Director of Student Support Services to coordinate the scheduling and service provided by contracted therapists Perform other duties as required and assigned The Social Worker must support Hiawatha Academies&#8217; mission and vision. They must operate within the organization&#8217;s policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior. TO APPLY: Qualified, passionate, and equity driven individuals should apply online &#8211; here<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsforce.co%2F2X4jNCI&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cfaab100c4fd548f8aa1d08d8357c4c7e%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637318155302865263&sdata=15Hicu7jGwTngBePUnpqvKRIzTpTsIe7DgmOsq2u8Vc%3D&reserved=0>. Hiawatha Employment Logistics * Hiawatha Academies elementary students&#8217; school day is from 7:10 am-3:00 pm, Monday-Thursday and 7:10 am-1:15 pm on Friday. * Staff must be present from 7:00 am-3:15 pm, Monday-Friday, or until all duties are completed for the next day. * Professional development sessions are held each Friday from 1:45 pm-3:15 pm. * All Hiawatha Staff are expected to attend and participate in all family events at the school. Skills & Qualifications Required: * MN school social worker license (or ability to gain license) * A minimum of 2 years of experience in a low-income school or with low-income populations * Knowledge of local services pertaining to child and family mental health and development * Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and ability to build trust with colleagues and with students * Ability to exercise excellent judgment in decision-making * Adherence to the highest ethical standards * A willingness to go above and beyond to do whatever it takes to ensure the highest level of service for our scholars * Ability to navigate complex challenges with a results-oriented mindset * Skill in the preparation and maintenance of accurate records and files * Ability to perform appropriate crisis intervention involving student behavior * Ability to work under pressure; meet inflexible deadlines; set priorities; deal diplomatically with difficult individuals; and supervise others Highly Preferred: * Bilingual or multilingual (Oromo, Amharic, Spanish, Somali, and / or Hmong) * Previous experience in middle school counseling Compensation Salary for this position is competitive and based on prior experience. Hiawatha offers a comprehensive benefits plan including medical, dental, life, and retirement. Anti-Discrimination Policy and Commitment to Diversity We believe that diversity is strength, and we are committed to maintaining an inclusive, multicultural network. We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome all qualified applicants. TO APPLY: Qualified, passionate, and equity driven individuals should apply online &#8211; here<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsforce.co%2F2X4jNCI&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cfaab100c4fd548f8aa1d08d8357c4c7e%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637318155302865263&sdata=15Hicu7jGwTngBePUnpqvKRIzTpTsIe7DgmOsq2u8Vc%3D&reserved=0>.

Hiawatha Academies is a network of college-preparatory schools focused on closing the opportunity gap in Minneapolis. We seek to create a K-12 school experience for scholars that empowers them with knowledge, character, and leadership skills. At Hiawatha Academies, we are committed to making our city and our world a more inclusive, equitable, and just place. 

Our equity visionto honor the humanity of all people, we actively disrupt systemic inequity in pursuit of an equitable world. Hiawatha Academies permanently disrupts educational inequity by ensuring a great school for every child. 


Hiawatha Leadership Academy - Northrop seeks a dedicated social worker and teammate to join our team for the 2020-2021 school year.

TO APPLY: Qualified, passionate, and equity driven individuals should apply online – here.    

Job Description


Social workers are responsible for supporting the school's mission through providing effective supports for students and teachers. The social worker will strive to ensure that all Hiawatha Academies scholars are empowered with the knowledgecharacter and leadership skills to graduate from college and serve the common good.  The social worker will work alongside special education teachers, support staff, and  under the guidance of the campus leadership team.


Responsibilities


General Responsibilities

  • Serve as a member of the HLA-N Support Team
  • Foster a school climate that promotes respect and appreciation for all students staff and parents, and supports the school’s mission
  • Build effective relationships among teachers, parents, and the community to maintain a positive school culture
  • Exhibit a high degree of professionalism in all elements of this position
  • Social/Emotional Counseling and Support
  • Plan and conduct individual and group counseling sessions to address social/ emotional/ behavioral needs including: social skills development, gender identity development, grief counseling, relationship counseling, mental health care, emotional regulation, etc.
  • Prepare and maintain a cumulative counseling record for each student
  • Work with students who have counseling minutes as outlined on their IEPS and maintain current special education paperwork in compliance with due process requirements
  • Manage mental health emergencies as outlined in school policy. Situations may include the need to utilize emergency services, contact Hennepin County Care and Protection, and coordinate outside mental health support services
  • Participate in the development of crisis prevention and management plans for the school
  • Report and refer critical incidents that jeopardize student well-being as obligated by law, administrative regulations, or ethical standards
  • Stay apprised of all state regulations relating to incident reporting and documentation
  • Serve as a resource to staff on supporting specific students in the classroom by modeling interventions and offering clinical insight, as well as identifying and reporting child abuse
  • Act as a referral source to families for outside services which may include: outside therapy, health insurance, housing, legal advice, medical services, and utilities
  • Collaborate with the Director of Student Support Services to coordinate the scheduling and service provided by contracted therapists


Perform other duties as required and assigned


The Social Worker must support Hiawatha Academies’ mission and vision. They must operate within the organization’s policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.


TO APPLY: Qualified, passionate, and equity driven individuals should apply online – here.      

Hiawatha Employment Logistics

  • Hiawatha Academies elementary students’ school day is from 7:10 am-3:00 pm, Monday-Thursday and 7:10 am-1:15 pm on Friday.
  • Staff must be present from 7:00 am-3:15 pm, Monday-Friday, or until all duties are completed for the next day.
  • Professional development sessions are held each Friday from 1:45 pm-3:15 pm.
  • All Hiawatha Staff are expected to attend and participate in all family events at the school.

Skills & Qualifications


Required:

  • MN school social worker license (or ability to gain license)
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a low-income school or with low-income populations
  • Knowledge of local services pertaining to child and family mental health and development
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and ability to build trust with colleagues and with students
  • Ability to exercise excellent judgment in decision-making
  • Adherence to the highest ethical standards
  • A willingness to go above and beyond to do whatever it takes to ensure the highest level of service for our scholars
  • Ability to navigate complex challenges with a results-oriented mindset
  • Skill in the preparation and maintenance of accurate records and files
  • Ability to perform appropriate crisis intervention involving student behavior
  • Ability to work under pressure; meet inflexible deadlines; set priorities; deal diplomatically with difficult individuals; and supervise others


Highly Preferred:

  • Bilingual or multilingual (Oromo, Amharic, Spanish, Somali, and / or Hmong)
  • Previous experience in middle school counseling


Compensation

Salary for this position is competitive and based on prior experience. Hiawatha offers a comprehensive benefits plan including medical, dental, life, and retirement.


Anti-Discrimination Policy and Commitment to Diversity

We believe that diversity is strength, and we are committed to maintaining an inclusive, multicultural network. We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome all qualified applicants.


TO APPLY: Qualified, passionate, and equity driven individuals should apply online – here.