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School Social Worker (2022-23SY)

Company: Distinctive Schools
Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Title: School Social Worker (2022-23SY)F.T.E: 1.0Location: 1460 East Forest Ave., Detroit, MI 48207Reports To: School PrincipalStart Date: August 2022 The Mission of Distinctive Schools, an educational practice leader committed to social justice and the elevation of access and achievement in historically marginalized communities, is to support each child in becoming an engaged and curious learner, a confident self-advocate, and a creative problem-solver by setting high expectations and nurturing a positive culture that honors diversity, collaboration, and optimism. Position Description:A Distinctive College Prep School Social Worker collaborates with school teams to provide individual and small group counseling services and life skills development in support of students' social and emotional well-being. This person will:

  • Work with school administration and teachers to develop, support, and monitor the implementation of formal and informal behavior plans
  • Observe general education and special education students in the classroom to assist the teacher with behavioral or emotional interventions and recommend strategies to support student social development
  • Maintain professionally written records for all students including assessment protocols, treatment plans, session notes, progress reports and correspondence
  • Attend all IEP meetings and communicate treatment plans to key stakeholders Requirements:
    • Master's Degree in Social Work
    • School Social Work License/Endorsement Why Join the Distinctive Schools Team:
      • We are a collaborative team of professionals supporting each other to instill a love of learning in our students
      • We empower students, families and staff to contribute to our mission in a meaningful way
      • We make an impact in our communities by serving some of the most historically marginalized in the city
      • We offer a great benefits package for full time employees (Medical; Dental; Vision; PTO; 403b match, discounted gym membership, tuition reimbursement options, referral bonus) Distinctive Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Distinctive Schools, Detroit , School Social Worker (2022-23SY), Healthcare , Detroit, Michigan

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