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Openings >> Social Worker RB #12-2 (Continuous Posting)
Social Worker RB #12-2 (Continuous Posting)
Title:Social Worker RB #12-2 (Continuous Posting)
Department:Special Education
Location:School Location
RECRUITMENT BULLETIN CP #12-2                                            SOCIAL WORKER
JULY 12, 2012

POSITION:                The Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Kriner Cash is interested in receiving applications from qualified candidates for the position of:

                                     SOCIAL WORKER

APPLICATION:        Candidates must complete an application form by clicking the"Apply" button below.
Once the form is completed, click the "Submit" button.
Applications successfully received will generate a confirmation email to the account listed on the application. If you do not receive a confirmation email, we cannot guarantee that your application was received. You must submit an application until you receive a confirmation email.
QUALIFICATIONS:        Candidates must be New York State certified in Social Work.  A minimum of two (2)
years of social work experience, with at least one (1) year experience working with an alternative education
or community/school collaboration is preferable. Candidates should have experience in providing clinical support
and in demonstrating ability in a wide range of therapeutic modalities.  Licensed Clinical Social Worker Certification
(LCSW) preferred but not necessary.
DUTIES:                     Duties include, but are not limited to, establishing an environment to enhance
individual growth and promote a positive self-image; processing and facilitating on-going services for
students with disabilities and their families; social skill development, and educational opportunities
and acting as a key member of an interdisciplinary team consisting of instructional personnel,
psychologists, counselors, and other team members as required. The social worker will schedule
and conduct home visitation conferences, obtain consents for students referred to the CSE and gather
comprehensive social histories for students. The social worker will administer adaptive behavior and
parental checklist measures, secure outside data needed to prepare for CSE meetings and perform
classroom observations when needed. The social worker will work individually or in groups with
students in need of support services and counseling, offer strategies and support to parents, serve
as a consultant to teachers, implement PBS and perform any assigned duties as deemed necessary
and appropriate.
APPOINTMENT:       Appointment will be made by the Board of Education upon the recommendation
of the Superintendent following assessment of training, experience, credentials and evaluation
of service. Personal interviews shall be scheduled where appropriate.
SALARY:                   Teacher’s Salary Schedule
FUND:                         Pending Funding
FINAL DATE             TBA – Applications accepted until posting is discontinued


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