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Adams 12 Five Star Schools School Social Worker 2024-2025 School Year in United States

School Social Worker 2024-2025 School Year JobID: 10027

  • Position Type:

    Special Service Providers/ School Social Worker

  • Date Posted:

    5/3/2024

  • Location:

    Northglenn Middle School

  • Closing Date:

    Open Until Filled

    SALARY INFORMATION: SEE CERTIFIED SALARY SCHEDULE (https://www.adams12.org/our-district/careers/teach)

STANDARD HOURS PER WEEK: 40

FTE: 1.0

MONTHS PER YEAR: 9

JOB CODE: 1700SW

POSITION TYPE: REPLACEMENT – PERMANENT/REGULAR

LOCATION: Thornton, CO

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. We commit to eliminate the predictability of who is included in excellence and who is not. Adams 12 Five Star Schools puts students first and supports our district's mission toelevate student success for every student every day in every classroom.Candidates who can contribute to our goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

SUMMARY: Provide a range of services for students who demonstrate difficulties with learning, academic achievement, social/emotional functioning, and behavior. Serve as a psycho-educational service provider involved in proactive, preventative activities, as well as responding to identified concerns. Provide services based on a combination of problem-solving, consultative, and direct service models.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop individual, group or system level interventions which improve identified problems or concerns, including academic, social / emotional / behavioral / mental health needs as they relate to educational progress.

  • Uses research-based and technically sound practices to drive decision-making and interventions; and collaborates with school personnel and parents in order to develop and modify student intervention strategies.

  • Facilitates functional assessment of behavior (FBA) and designs/implements and progress monitors intervention plans.

  • Conducts, interprets and implements student assessment which includes record review, interview, observation, and standardized assessment.

  • Administers and interprets norm-referenced and curriculum-based edumetric and psychological assessment measures.

  • Participates in team-based follow-up activities to review student progress, analyze data, and modify individual interventions.

  • Reviews school-wide assessment data to assist building staff(s) in interpreting and designing school-wide interventions.

  • Serve as liaison among district building(s), families and community and collaborates with various teams to assure positive outcomes for all learners.

  • Participate in interdisciplinary staffings to determine the eligibility, appropriate planning, and re-evaluation for students who require special education services/programs.

  • Comply with Student Support Services and district policies and procedures (e.g., Medicaid billing, accident reporting).

  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Criminal background check required for hire.

  • Must possess, or be able to obtain from, or be in process with, the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) for a valid Colorado Educator License within 30 days of hire.

  • Must possess the required license and endorsement. If highly qualified by content test or semester hours, with no endorsement: applicant must possess a Colorado educator license with a passing score on a CDE approved content test or 24 semester hours in specific core content classes as determined by Human Resources.

Preference given to candidates with ELL Training and/or an ESL or (LDE) Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement.

Internal Candidates Only:

o 13.2.5 Voluntary transfers that occur fifteen working days before the start of the school year and until the end of the school year shall happen once the position being vacated has been filled, for a duration of no more than four weeks. This four week time period could be adjusted in consultation with the educator, current and receiving supervisor and with approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer and the Association President.

SALARY INFORMATION (FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES):

All salary placement on our Certified Salary schedule (https://www.adams12.org/our-district/careers/teach) is dependent on the employees’ education and/or work experience.

Special programs teachers of students with significant support needs, structured learning services or affective needs, audiologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, school nurses, school psychologists, school social workers, and speech language pathologists shall receive experience credit for each full year of previous experience and are not limited to ten (10) years as described in Appendix A, Item 3.

Additionally, one (1) step for each full year, as described in this Appendix, of service in the district as a contracted certified, classified, in-building substitute, and/or administrative employee for educators beginning a new certified contract or returning to a certified contract.

For further explanation of salary placement please refer to our Certified Master Agreement (https://resources.finalsite.net/images/v1658853885/adams12org/vocdgvbfzhxovelvx372/CertMasterAgreement.pdf) that can be found on our district website.

BENEFITS INFORMATION:

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is committed to providing an environment that promotes a healthy employee population able to serve our students at the highest level. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as other programs for benefit eligible employees. The employee assistance program, voluntary life insurance through PERA, and 401(k), 403(b) & 457(b) plans are available to all employees regardless of hours worked and are available immediately (upon hire date).

To learn more about our benefits including paid time off, please see ourBenefits Overview (https://www.adams12.org/our-district/human-resources/benefits-overview) .

THIS POSTING IS NOT INCLUSIVE OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION.

Rev. 3/24