Social Worker - Ferguson-Florissant School District
Position: Social Worker
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Social Worker
Job Location: Multiple Locations
Beginning: Aug 01, 2024
Deadline: Jun 30, 2024**
District: Ferguson-Florissant School District
Hazelwood, MO 63042
Telephone: 314-687-1930
Job Description:
JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:   Serve as an effective liaison for teachers, administrators, parents and students between school, home and community agencies for the purpose of improving the overall learning experience for children. Focus to be on prevention as well as correction.
  1. Physical stamina to handle challenging work schedules.
  2. Exercises sound judgment on sensitive issues.
  3. Ability to maintain effective and cooperative relationships with students, staff, and families.
  4. Ability to organize, work with details and follow through.
  5. Possess a personal interest in helping youth succeed.
  1. Degree in social work.  Masters prefered.
  2. Current Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) training or be willing to be trained
  3. Practicum experience or on-the-job experience in providing social services or counseling assistance.
  4. Demonstrate effective human relations skills and understanding of principles of youth development.
  • Participate in all District provided professional development focused on developing behavioral intervention skills.
  • Participate and work as a collaborative member of the school district’s CiT3 Team providing professional guidance on intervention strategies for referred students.
  • Provide behavioral intervention to students identified by the CiT3 Team developing a plan of action to assist students in positive behavioral change.
  • Demostrate ability to plan and evaluate strategies for improving instruction.
  • Demonstrates exceptional skill in the roles of: collaborator, action researcher, reflective practitioner, and learner advocate
  • Works collaboratively with the school district’s Student Services Dept to provide evidence-based programming to students.
  • Works independently to problem-solve challenging situations.
  • Communicate with assigned CiT3 team members, related to departmental and/or grade level goals
  • Refer students and/or families requiring long-term intervention to outside resources such as social agencies, physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and other professionals.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill
  • Compliance with FERPA, and all federal and state confidentiality laws.
    Other duties as assigned
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Assigned to 187-day work calendar; 7 hours per day vary; compensation and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life) as provided by the Board of Education
Competitive salary and benefits

Complete an online application at  Attach the following:  letter of interest, resume, copy of current certification and list of five names of references, including addresses, day and evening phone numbers, and email addresses, (including current supervisor).  Once your online application is complete, please follow the directions on the website to indicate your interest for this position. 

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