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Buffalo, New York 14202
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School Social Worker
Title:School Social Worker
Location:School Location
The Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Kriner Cash, is interested in receiving applications from qualified candidates for:

                                              School Social Worker - Various Locations


Click the "APPLY" button at the bottom of this page to start your application.  Once the application is completed, click the “Submit” button.  Your application will be kept on file for one year. 

Applications successfully received will generate a confirmation email to the account listed on the application. (Be sure to check your junk and spam mail.)  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.

Candidates must be New York State certified in Social Work.  It is required that candidates must attach a PDF or a screen shot of their certifications.  Preference is given to those candidates that hold a Licensed Clinical Social Work Certification(LCSW). 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.


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, psychologist, 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 a s a consultant to teachers, implement PBS and perform any assigned duties as deemed necessary and appropriate. 

This recruitment bulletin in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator or supervisor. Buffalo Public Schools reserves the right to update, revise or change this recruitment bulletin and related duties at any time without prior notice.

Appointment will be made by the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent following assessment of training, experience, certifications, credentials and evaluation of service.  Personal interviews shall be scheduled where appropriate.

SALARY:              Teacher's salary schedule.

FUND #:               Pending Funding





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