Job Description

  • 20/21 Lead Social Worker (INTERNAL ONLY) JobID: 1948
  • Position Type:
    20/21 SY - Internal

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Various Locations

  • Closing Date:

  •   Additional Information:
    TITLE: Lead Social Worker

    CLASSIFICATION: Certified Non-Teacher

    REPORTS TO: Social and Emotional Learning Director
    SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing leadership in the establishment and management of social workers, which include: child development, learning theory and special education procedures and services.

    COMPENSATION: $5000.00 Stipend

    WORK YEAR: Yearly

    1. Schedule, plan and present monthly team meetings (by discipline, school psychologist, social worker, speech)
    2. Participate as a member of the special education leadership team
    3. Provide input regarding evaluations of staff in their respective field
    4. Mentor and train new staff in their respective fields
    5. Support and coach all staff in their respective fields
    6. Participate in the interview process for new hires
    7. Organize coverage for long and short term absences
    8. Provide assistance, technical expertise and advice to the Teaching and Learning Division
    9. Organize and facilitate crisis management in area of expertise/discipline
    10. Facilitate/assist with referral and evaluation of students for gifted services
    11. Provide input and support to Teaching and Learning Division for development of individual and group professional growth/improvement.
    12. Other health office related duties as assigned

    • Master's degree in social work (M.S.W.) required
    • Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners or National Association of Social Work license/certification required.
    • L.C.S.W. preferred
    • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in social work or a related field working with families and children
    • Experience working with an ethnically diverse urban population
    • Knowledge of community resources
    • Ability to work effectively with District and school site administrators, teachers, support staff, parents and community agency
    • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

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