Social Worker - Waterbury Public Schools
Position: Social Worker
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: School Social Worker
Job Location: District-Wide
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Waterbury Public Schools
Waterbury, CT 06702
Telephone: 203-346-2676
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Job Description:
Certified applicants must apply on our Frontline System to JobID 2171

JOB CLASSIFICATION TITLE

School Social Worker
DEPARTMENT
Teaching and Learning
 
INCUMBENT NAME
 
BARGAINING UNIT CLASSIFICATION
Waterbury Teachers’ Association CEA-NEA
 
REPORTS TO:
Receives administrative direction from the Principal or other administrative official of a higher grade
 
FLSA DESIGNATION
Exempt
PART I - SUMMARY OF CLASSIFICATION
 
This class is accountable for providing direct and indirect social work services to students, as indicated on students' Individualized Education Plan (IEP). This class also works as a member of an interdisciplinary team to provide mental health assessments, services, resources and referrals.
 
PART II - MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
 
A. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
 
General Experience:
 
  1. Master’s degree in social work or a closely related field from an accredited college or university OR a Bachelor's degree in social work or a closely related field from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of experience in the self-directed use of case management techniques and counseling to sustain or restore client functioning OR a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of experience in the self-directed use of case management techniques and counseling to sustain or restore client functioning.
 
NOTE:
  1. Closely related fields are: applied sociology, child development, child welfare, clinical psychology, counseling, human development and family studies, human service, marriage and family therapy, nursing social and/or human services.
  2. Qualifying experience at this level includes the use of professional interviewing techniques, provision of skilled counseling to an assigned client caseload and assessment of basic client needs (nutritional, environmental, financial, medical, protective service) through continuing personal observation during home visits.
 
B. CREDENTIALS:
 
C. LICENSURES, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  1. School Social Worker-071 Endorsement

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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