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Job Title: Social Worker
Job Location: North Side Middle School
Beginning: Feb 09, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: North Side Community School
St. Louis, MO 63115
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Job Description
School Social Worker
North Side Community School
St. Louis, MO
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North Side Community School is seeking an outstanding candidate to serve as its School Social Worker. This is a full-time, 11-month position. North Side, a charter public school located in North St. Louis, serves low-income, African-American students in Pre-K - 8th grade.
Duties and Responsibilities
The School Social Worker will:
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Collaborate with faculty and staff on an ongoing basis in order to maintain a 360°
understanding of students’ needs and to support student success
  • Conduct appropriate risk assessments to determine individual student’s
needs and participate in implementing safety plans
  • Provide individual, group and/or supportive family therapy to support students’
emotional and developmental needs
  • Assist in conflict resolution and behavior management of students as needed, engaging faculty and staff where appropriate
  • Provide crisis intervention counseling as needed
  • Collaborate with students and teachers to implement and monitor
individual student behavior plans
  • Maintain communication with students’ parents and guardians to monitor and
support progress toward academic, social, and emotional goals
  • Maintain appropriate documentation of services provided to students and families
  • Make home visits as needed and appropriate to support students and their
families
  • Collaborate with external professionals to make available appropriate agency
services for students and families
  • Participate in child abuse and neglect reporting
  • Assist in identifying students who are frequently absent and in implementing
interventions to support their attendance
  • Serve as a liaison with outside agencies and service providers to bring external
services and expertise to school, students and families
  • Attend trainings and implement learned objectives in conflict resolution, de-escalation and other areas related to
student support
  • Collaborate with the student support team and faculty as appropriate to assist
with the implementation of the school’s health and wellness program
  • Provide Professional Development to staff as appropriate
Qualifications
BSW and MSW acceptable
LSW preferred
  • Demonstrated clinical social work skills with individuals, groups, and families and
have experience as a social work practicum student or social worker in a school setting
  • Proven track record of building positive, productive, culturally responsive
relationships with urban youth and their families
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social services available to city residents and their children
  • Experience developing creative, resourceful solutions to help struggling students through coaching of teachers and development of behavior intervention plans
  • Demonstrated commitment to continue individual professional growth
  • Excellent organizational, communication (both written and verbal) and facilitation
skills
  • Commitment to help all students thrive
  • Commitment to collaboration to support positive outcomes
To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, contact information for three references. The position will stay open until it is filled. Start date July 2020. Salary and benefits are competitive.
Statement of Non-Discrimination: North Side Community School is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying for employment. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.
Job Type: Full-time

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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