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Social Worker- Central High School

Employer
Grand Forks Public School District
Location
CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
Salary
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Education: Bachelors' or Master's degree in Social Work

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and 3 year's experience with children and families and/or Master's Degree in Social Work. ND Social Worker License.

Job Summary: School Social Workers in Grand Forks Public Schools are trained mental health professionals, with a degree in social work and licensed through the state of North Dakota. They provide services related to a person's social, emotional, and life adjustment to school and/or society, as well as provide consultation to school staff regarding child welfare matters. Work in collaboration with parents, students, staff, and community resources to strengthen the physical and emotional well-being of students. The responsibilities will include provision of direct services, consultation, program design, and evaluation. Work in partnership with the school counselor to provide a continuum of services.

Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities:
  • Identify and connect community services to staff, students and families.
  • Identify evidenced based/emerging practices that support the behavioral and mental health needs of students.
  • Conduct multi-tiered school needs assessments that address behavioral difficulties intended to improve academic performance.
  • Establish collaborative professional relationships.
  • Contribute to safe and healthy school environment.
  • Advocate for the policies, programs and services that provide culturally competent practice.
  • Provide direct practice services that foster social and emotional competencies.
  • Provide specialized services such as crisis intervention and consultation.
  • Collaborate with school teams in implementation of trauma informed practices.
  • Mobilize school and community resources to maximize academic and behavior success.
  • Maintain appropriate and sufficient documentation to facilitate the delivery of services.
  • Participate in continual professional development as required for licensure.
  • Participate biennially in a minimum of 8 hours of training specific to mental health as required for contracted employees of a North Dakota School District by the North Dakota Century Code.
  • Possibly provide partnership case management in collaboration with Northeast Human Service center- as assigned.

Work Environment and Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; occasionally walk and stand. The ability to hear and see in order to communicate effectively as well as communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; Maintain effective audio/visual discrimination and perception to the degree necessary for the successful performance of assigned duties; Maintain mental capacity, allowing for effective interaction and communication with others. Ability to manage emotions and provide emotional support during stressful circumstances.

Terms of Employment: 188 Contract Days

Evaluation: By the Principal at least twice each year in the first three years of service (December 15 & April 15), and at least once each year thereafter (April 15).

Current certified benefit information as well as the Teacher Negotiated agreement can be found at Human Resources

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About Grand Forks Public Schools

  • The Grand Forks and Grand Forks Air Force Base Public School Districts work together in a unique arrangement to serve approximately 7,400 students who attend schools in the two communities. Approximately 1,600 people are employed, including over 750 teachers and over 850 support and administrative staff. Two grades 9-12 high schools, one alternative high school, three grades 6-8 middle schools, 10 elementary schools, one combined elementary and middle school, and one Head Start Program comprise the arrangement of the schools.

Company info
Telephone
701-780-2200
Location
Grand Forks
ND
58201
US

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