Social Worker - Orchard Farm R-V
Position: Social Worker
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Early Childhood Social Worker
Job Location: Early Learning Center
Beginning: Aug 02, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Orchard Farm R-V
St Charles, MO 63301
Telephone: 636-925-5456
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Job Description:
The Orchard Farm School District is seeking a Social Worker to support our team at the Early Learning Center!
 
Part-time 10-15 hours per week!


RELATED SERVICES:
  • Participating in special education assessment meetings as well as individual Educational Planning Meetings
  • Working with those problems in a child's living situation that affect the child’s adjustment in school. (home, school, and community)
  • Preparing a social or developmental history on a child with a disability.
  • Facilitate Social Skills Programming within the school environment. 
  • Mobilizing family, school, and community resources to enable the child to learn as effectively as possible in his or her educational program
  • Assisting in developing positive behavioral intervention strategies.
 
SERVICES TO STUDENTS:
  • Providing crisis intervention.
  • Developing intervention strategies to increase academic success.
  • Assisting with conflict resolution and anger management.
  • Helping the child develop appropriate social interaction skills.
  • Assisting the child in understanding and accepting self and others.
 
SERVICES TO PARENT/FAMILIES:
  • Working with parents to facilitate their support in their children's school adjustment.
  • Alleviating family stress to enable the child to function more effectively in school &community.
  • Assisting parents to access programs available to students with special needs.
  • Assisting parents in accessing and utilizing school and community resources.
 
SERVICES TO SCHOOL PERSONNEL:
  • Providing staff with essential information to better understand factors (cultural, societal, economic, familial, health, etc.) affecting a student’s performance and behavior.
  • Assessing students with mental health concerns.
  • Developing staff in-service training programs.
  • Assisting teachers with behavior management.
  • Providing direct support to staff.
  • Leading school-wide trauma team.
 
SCHOOL-COMMUNITY LIAISON:
  • Obtaining and coordinating community resources to meet students' needs.
  • Helping the OFSD ELC to receive adequate support from social and mental health agencies.
  • Advocating for new and improved community/school service to meet the needs of students and families.
  • Helping the system respond effectively to each child's needs.
 
SERVICES TO DISTRICTS: 
  • Assist in developing and implementing educational programs for children for exceptional children
  • Identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect.
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
  • Current Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Certificate(s)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation (preferred)
All applicants must apply through OFSD Hire Site to be considered for employment.
 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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