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Social Worker - Columbia Heights Public Schools

Posted on 2021-01-12 3:45:04 PM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fu15334432.ct.sendgrid.net%2Fls%2Fclick%3Fupn%3DL3xUvN7mEMLEM3K-2BAfKoERYK2Zh98XtUUR6jdNhtDdp4WqoWgtnwtT-2BJzO4Cfec-2F1RhXMQNnXTQnJ8avksOgaN-2FF2Bnbodw3Chiawx-2F6n48CHxcstvXWaRdLIDHDxtVOFFDvLQegk5uI5eaYmsWR3w-3D-3Do9R0_pzu-2BuzhWfE-2F-2FDL0srH31bWx5XYWoZ4q9gFjKxaWzOFXr76vYVAdW3HglMkR-2FONBqmtgrfOmbQxdxT-2FH6hB6tE9dxMUYEpTmhsPuaSjH6tmfH95GAQHL7Ga9hONTYy9-2Bgk4YP-2BI5kKCA948MOWOH5iRdY-2B8-2FKg2pPLBDLbn-2BGsJwov8GXfjgO8N-2FrrpGfHsfjyJmjIAeiXQZCiyQi-2BFxO8Nb9WxUKmo2RwN9TXqOdSrI-3D&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cdee2fc0144cb4429429708d8b7435104%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637460847041614591%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=aXPo5%2B2grLegNWI3eSAc2M%2F%2FWKwv7DB2rc%2BZuwypqvg%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: ASAP Date Closing: Until Filled Social Worker Posting # 3506 Updated 1/12/2021 Columbia Heights Public Schools is looking to hire two full-time Social Worker to work in our schools. Two positions available: * Columbia Heights High School - 1.0 FTE * Columbia Academy - 1.0 FTE Positions begin as soon as possible. Positions are benefit eligible. External Posting Dates: October 13, 2020 - until filled. Questions regarding this position should be directed to John Fry, Director of Special Education, 763-528-4540 or FryJ@colheights.k12.mn.us<mailto:halabin@colheights.k12.mn.us> Interested applicants should apply online www.colheights.k12.mn.us<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fu15334432.ct.sendgrid.net%2Fls%2Fclick%3Fupn%3DhpEciOoV6iIrWI2yDDvI0JgwHMC-2FDE7oB-2FVQB6FiYeQMgXSUAnwe5womxPs4xcGQ6GBJ_pzu-2BuzhWfE-2F-2FDL0srH31bWx5XYWoZ4q9gFjKxaWzOFXr76vYVAdW3HglMkR-2FONBqmtgrfOmbQxdxT-2FH6hB6tEzeY44U7Hlb5DvroDhHpN34RB6o-2Bz8ySb4cJA44-2Fi-2BjdEmqHh-2FSHXmHIhVk9ry0ECej3w-2BfbPYjGFIYndGN3z4PVC5bRQdtGK9GVN0RPRiQ6cAuwMknq-2BF-2B2Np-2F1b28zkBI09w9muLmgPgsteRp3Ejs-3D&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cdee2fc0144cb4429429708d8b7435104%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637460847041624582%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=%2BjGU4daZWp0ys%2FNWlOVvgXVRERM7%2BOd0wfkLdMfBMXU%3D&reserved=0> Interviews will be scheduled at the request of the School District Major Responsibilities: Performs difficult professional work appraising and meeting sociological needs of individual students; supporting and assisting families, providers and school staff in this area; coordinating attendance and other student services, and related work as apparent or assigned. Qualifications: * Minnesota Department of Education license in Social Work. * Board of Social Work Social Worker license. * Must have ability to maintain licensure through Board of Social Work. * Experience working in a multi cultural setting and with diverse groups of people preferred. * Alternatives to the qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable will also be considered. * Valid driver's license in the State of Minnesota. Qualification Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential Functions * Screens and accepts referrals for social work services; contacts staff, parents or teachers with educational or behavioral concerns. * Conducts social service assessments; interviews clients and client groups; plans treatment and service strategies and activities; develops and presents lesson plans for individual counseling sessions. * Conducts individual or group counseling sessions to students to assist them in meeting their educational and personal goals and needs. * Creates and maintains various records, files and spreadsheets both electronic and paper; maintains accurate record of progress notes and correspondence. * Reviews work and supervises social service interns. * Provides referrals to outside services to help clients and students to meet their needs and goals; serves as a liaison between client and various service providers. * Monitors and reports potential legal issues brought up during counseling sessions or observation including abuse, neglect or truancy. * Responds to crisis situations and presents as a group resource; provides best practice models. * Facilitates student assistance teams. * Facilitates communication between staff, client, third party resources to inform of client needs; advocates for client rights. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Thorough knowledge of social, economic and health problems; general knowledge of social institutions and the methods of the helping process; thorough knowledge of individual and group behavior; thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures, methods and techniques used for assessing sociological needs of individual students; thorough knowledge of federal and state mandates and local procedures and regulations relating to social and community support programs; general knowledge of standard computer equipment and applicable hardware and software; comprehensive skill communicating both orally and in writing; ability to effectively communicate with students, parents, teachers and administrators; ability to plan and organize work and to understand and interpret laws, policies and regulations; ability to identify social problems and needs to assess the ability of individuals and families to utilize services in problem-solving; ability to work with and through other school personnel, parents and community agencies; ability to prepare reports and maintain records; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, associates, other professional and technical staff, social agencies and the general public. Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in social work, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Physical Requirements This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work frequently sitting, speaking or hearing and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating machines and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and exposure to bodily fluids; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic). 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Date of Availability: ASAP
Date Closing: Until Filled

Social Worker
Posting # 3506
Updated 1/12/2021

Columbia Heights Public Schools is looking to hire two full-time Social Worker to work in our schools.

Two positions available:

  • Columbia Heights High School - 1.0 FTE
  • Columbia Academy - 1.0 FTE


Positions begin as soon as possible.

Positions are benefit eligible.
  
External Posting Dates: October 13, 2020 - until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to John Fry, Director of Special Education, 763-528-4540 or FryJ@colheights.k12.mn.us

Interested applicants should apply online www.colheights.k12.mn.us
 
Interviews will be scheduled at the request of the School District

Major Responsibilities: 
Performs difficult professional work appraising and meeting sociological needs of individual students; supporting and assisting families, providers and school staff in this area; coordinating attendance and other student services, and related work as apparent or assigned.  

Qualifications: 

  • Minnesota Department of Education license in Social Work.
  • Board of Social Work Social Worker license.
  • Must have ability to maintain licensure through Board of Social Work.
  • Experience working in a multi cultural setting and with diverse groups of people preferred.
  • Alternatives to the qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable will also be considered.
  • Valid driver's license in the State of Minnesota.
 

Qualification Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Essential Functions

  • Screens and accepts referrals for social work services; contacts staff, parents or teachers with educational or behavioral concerns.
  • Conducts social service assessments; interviews clients and client groups; plans treatment and service strategies and activities; develops and presents lesson plans for individual counseling sessions.
  • Conducts individual or group counseling sessions to students to assist them in meeting their educational and personal goals and needs.
  • Creates and maintains various records, files and spreadsheets both electronic and paper; maintains accurate record of progress notes and correspondence.
  • Reviews work and supervises social service interns.
  • Provides referrals to outside services to help clients and students to meet their needs and goals; serves as a liaison between client and various service providers.
  • Monitors and reports potential legal issues brought up during counseling sessions or observation including abuse, neglect or truancy.
  • Responds to crisis situations and presents as a group resource; provides best practice models.
  • Facilitates student assistance teams.
  • Facilitates communication between staff, client, third party resources to inform of client needs; advocates for client rights.

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of social, economic and health problems; general knowledge of social institutions and the methods of the helping process; thorough knowledge of individual and group behavior; thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures, methods and techniques used for assessing sociological needs of individual students; thorough knowledge of federal and state mandates and local procedures and regulations relating to social and community support programs;  general knowledge of standard computer equipment and applicable hardware and software; comprehensive skill communicating both orally and in writing; ability to effectively communicate with students, parents, teachers and administrators; ability to plan and organize work and to understand and interpret laws, policies and regulations; ability to identify social problems and needs to assess the ability of individuals and families to utilize services in problem-solving; ability to work with and through other school personnel, parents and community agencies; ability to prepare reports and maintain records; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, associates, other professional and technical staff, social agencies and the general public.
 
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in social work, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Physical Requirements
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work frequently sitting, speaking or hearing and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating machines and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and exposure to bodily fluids; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).



Columbia Heights Public Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online



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