School Social Work position - Minnesota Transitions Charter Schools

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Delano Middle School is looking for a LTS social worker from February until April. 




Washington Technology Magnet is seeking a full-time Social Worker.

About Washington Technology Magnet: Our students begin preparing for college through challenging classes, Ramp Up to Readiness College Lessons, and and supportive teachers and other staff members beginning in 6th grade. Our magnet focus of BioSMART exposes students to Biological Science, Math, Academic Rigor, and Technology through signature courses in grades 6 through 12


Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's Degree in Social Work (Master's Degree in Social Work strongly preferred), a current Minnesota Board of Social Work License and a valid School Social Work License, issued by the Minnesota Department of Education.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of positive behavioral interventions.

Knowledge of group counseling techniques with children and/or youth.

Knowledge of community resources and social services.

Knowledge of the diagnosis and treatment of mental health concerns.

Ability to provide competent social work services, crisis intervention, and referral services to students and other persons of diverse cultural, ethnic, racial and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Ability to conduct formal and informal assessments consistent with school-based practice.

Ability to work efficiently, effectively and cooperatively with multidisciplinary teams.


The essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties. The actual duties performed will depend on the type of position (i.e. parent-infant, inclusion, etc.):

Assess student functioning, both formally and informally, incorporating data from multiple sources across settings.

Provide appropriate social work services to individuals and groups and their families.

Consult with parents, teachers, and administrators to develop intervention strategies to enhance school success.

Identify, mobilize and coordinate family, school and community resources to enable children to receive maximum benefit from their educational program.

Facilitate problem-solving meetings between families and the school.

Provide crisis intervention services for students.

Provide consultation to school personnel regarding home, neighborhood and community conditions affecting student well being.

Serve as a resource to school staff regarding identification and reporting of child abuse and neglect.

Serve as the school contact person for students who are homeless.

Consult and collaborate with community agencies and other mental health professionals to coordinate services.

Participate in multidisciplinary teams.

Attend and participate in individual, group and all social work staff supervision meetings, as well as, District mandated training as assigned.

Assist in resolving truancy concerns.

Maintain records in a manner consistent with District practices.

When serving students in Special Education, engage in proper due process procedures.

Uphold the ethical standards of the Social Work profession.

Contribute to the District's inclusive workplace efforts by fostering a safe, welcoming and respectful environment.

Perform other related duties as assigned which may include program development, supervision of teaching assistants, management of programs for emotionally and behaviorally disordered students and resource development for students.

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

This is a 10 month position working full-time.Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Teacher negotiated labor agreement. The labor agreement and salary schedule can be found at http://hr.spps.org/Labor_Agreements.html. The minimum rate of pay for this position is $44,759 annually.

Benefits are available to new employees after 30 days of active employment. Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, sick leave, pension plan, tax-free retirement account, and flexible spending account. Some employee groups also receive vacation, dental insurance and disability insurance. A benefits summary is available at http://www.hr.spps.org/Benefits_Summary_by_Union.html.

How To Apply

To be considered further, please apply for this position and attach a resume and cover letter to your online application.

The Human Resource Department will review your application materials and contact you regarding the next steps.

To attach additional documents to your online application, click on the "Additional Attachments" link from the applicant homepage and upload your documents as attachments. Valid file extensions for attaching a document include .doc, .txt, .rtf, and .pdf.

This posting will close on January 20, 2017.

Saint Paul Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment



Pipestone Schools have an opening for a School Social Worker, January 2017 start



NE Metro 916 Intermediate District- School Social Worker position for the 2017-2018 school year Please click the link below for more information about this vacancy. https://www.applitrack.com/nemetro/onlineapp/default.aspx?internal=internal&district=&category=Special+Education+Services&subcategory=School+Social+Worker&AppliTrackJobId=1534&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1




Date Posted:  November 28, 2016   

Position Title:  School Social Worker
Assignment:  Pankalo Education Center (K-8 program)   

FTE:  1.0   
Expected Starting Date:  2017-2018 school year

Pankalo Education Center is a new K-8 facility, opening in the fall of 2017, that will serve students with Emotional Behavior Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Cognitive Disabilities.  The building will have an integrated arts theme with the goal of providing compassionate, creative, safe and child-centered learning where students can grow academically, socially and personally while tapping into their creativity.  

Job Summary: 

Provides services to students and families to help students increase their ability to function optimally and enhance learning. Collaborates with student support network (e.g., educational team, parents, and community agencies) to address the students' academic, emotional, and social needs. Works toward enhancing and fostering positive relations among the student, school, community, and parents.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Assesses needs and counsels students and families individually and in groups regarding social, emotional, behavioral and mental health interventions needed to enhance learning.
  • Mobilizes and coordinates community resources for students and families to address academic, behavioral, emotional, mental health and social needs. Develops and builds community agency partnerships with service providers to expand resources available to students and families. Communicates information to teachers and related service staff as needed to support student learning.
  • Identifies needs and provides services to students in crisis and coordinates with community resources during any student's mental health crisis. Works in assigned schools and throughout the district on an on-call basis.
  • Facilitates the intake process with families and collaborates with community service providers.
  • Summarizes student social-emotional needs and develops social skills training plans and proactive behavior management plans to support the students' success in the educational setting.
  • Administers and interprets professional social work assessments and evaluations in compliance with IDEA and MN special education laws/rules.
  • Consults with instructors and parents to design IEP goals and services to support the learning environment for increased educational benefit.
  • Maintains professional progress notes and other records as well as updates to TPR and CTSS records. Summarizes student social-emotional needs and develops social skills training plans.
  • Develops and organizes activities for parental involvement.
  • Serves as a resource and advocate to students and families.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements: 
Master's Degree, one to three years of work experience, certification as a LGSW, LISW, LICSW, or LSW, and licensed or able to obtain a license from the MN Department of Education as a School Social Worker.
Special Education Profile: 

Special Education programs and services in Northeast Metro 916 are central to the Intermediate District's mission and fully integrated in its structure and decision-making processes. Programs provide special education and related service support to students from early childhood through age 21 with emotional/behavioral disorders, autism spectrum disorders, developmental and cognitive disabilities, deaf and hard of hearing disabilities, and learning disabilities.
Our highly structured, safe learning environments share these characteristics:

  • Classrooms of 4-10 students supported by 1-4 trained education assistants.
  • Behavior management support, on-site mental health professionals, due process and curriculum support staff.
  • In-house collaborative teams include: audiologists, behavior specialists, deaf/blind specialists and interveners, autism specialists, developmental adaptive physical education teachers, education assistants, health specialists, occupational therapists and assistants, physical/other health disabilities teachers, physical therapists and assistants, school psychologists, school nurses, school social workers, speech/language pathologists, and sign language interpreters.

Committment to Equity

At Northeast Metro 916, equity means that everyone has access to what they need in order to learn, grow and thrive.  To learn more, click here.

Northeast Metro 916 will not discriminate against individuals based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, parental status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age or sexual orientation. 


Contact schfam@charter.net to request a school social work position posted to this site.


Nancy VanHorne

Liz Kruger-Hommerding

Christy McCoy

Susanne Schroeder

Professional Development Chair
Dan Porter

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