Social Worker - The Soulard School
Position: Social Worker
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Elementary Social Workder
Job Location: The Soulard School
Deadline: Jun 03, 2019**
District: The Soulard School
Saint Louis, MO 63104
Telephone: 314-865-2799
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Job Description:

Elementary School Social Worker - 2019
The Soulard School, a charter elementary school located in the Soulard neighborhood, seeks a part-time school social worker for the 2019-20 school year to further develop social-emotional programs and student support systems in support of the school’s mission and philosophy.
At The Soulard School, we believe individualization is important for all students and social-emotional growth is primary in building community and academic confidence. Please view our website (www.soulardschool.org) to learn more about our school’s philosophy prior to applying.
This position is a part-time, 20 hours per week,  school-year (10 month) salary position starting August 12, 2019 with additional paid time as needed.  General responsibilities include providing comprehensive social work services to parents, students and staff, and responding to referrals from school staff/parents by providing direct services and assisting families in accessing appropriate community resources.
Related Services:
  • Participate in special education assessment meetings as well as Individual Education Plan meetings
  • Facilitate social-emotional programming within the school environment
  • Mobilize family, school, and community resources to effectively support student learning
  • Assist in developing positive behavioral intervention strategies/plans
  • Perform related work as required

Direct Services
  • Provide crisis intervention
  • Support restorative conversations and conflict resolution
  • Provide individual or group counseling to improve academic, personal, and social functioning
  • Perform related work as required

Parent/Family Services
  • Assist families in accessing and utilizing school and community resources
  • Support families in accessing programs available to students with special needs
  • Perform related work as required

School/Staff Support Services
  • Participate in crisis prevention/intervention training
  • Participate in professional development activities aimed at best and current practices for the provision of comprehensive school social work services
  • Communicate effectively with staff, administration and parents concerning students’ progress
  • Perform related work as required

Required Skills and Abilities
  • Warm and supportive attitude and disposition toward working with children and their families.
  • Reliable in attendance.
  • Willing to accept supervision in order to improve work performance.  
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills.  
  • Physically able to perform the job of a teacher of young children.


Required:
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree with major field of study or degree emphasis in school social work.
  • Licensed as a School Social Worker by the Missouri Division of Professional Registration, or other state licensing agency.
  • Working knowledge of the principals, practices, and ethical standards of School Social Work; the relevant state and federal laws, rules and regulations, and applicable policies.
  • Ability to respond effectively and appropriately with students, parents, and educational professionals regarding students.
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to consult and collaborate with school personnel in developing and implementing strategic interventions and plans.
  • Ability to be flexible and prioritize activities.
If interested, send resume and cover letters to Haley Biehl and Kerri Fair at haley.biehl@soulardschool.org and employment@soulardschool.org

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