School Social Worker - Shoreview - 2019-20
5605 Green Circle Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55343
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Minnesota Teacher's License:
Commensurate with Experience
**This position will be located at Lionsgate Shoreview location!**
The School Social Worker will assess, evaluate and determine the needs of students at Lionsgate Academy; provide direct and indirect services and collaborate with interdisciplinary team; and act as a liaison between school, home and community social systems.
Assess and evaluate students to determine individual needs based on social, emotional or behavioral concerns
Develop IEP goals and objectives based on outcomes of assessment
Report progress on goals and objectives
Act as the lead for developing student programs related to mental health and other social, emotional, or behavioral needs
Provide direct and indirect service based on outcome of assessment
Counsel individual students regarding issues which interfere with adjustment and/or performance within the educational setting
Provide consultation on classroom management procedures and organizational structure
Provide appropriate outreach and act as a liaison between school, home and community
Be available to provide drop-in counseling to students at a regularly scheduled time
Provide crisis intervention services as appropriate and as requested by administrative staff (suicide assessments, conflict resolution, behavior management)
Maintain accurate case records on all students regarding referral, evaluation, and therapy services
Focus on PBIS campaign including mediation, character education and general awareness of bullying behaviors
Participate in IEP meetings and student case conferences, as needed
Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal and written communication with all individuals
Regular, prompt attendance
OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
Participate in professional growth activities.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned
This position description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all of the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic responsibilities of all positions at Lionsgate Academy.
Licensed with the Minnesota Department of Education as a school social worker
Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete required job tasks.
5 years clinical or school experience
1 year experience with ASD and children's mental health
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to read, analyze and interpret human service periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, students d the general public. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median ability to draw and interpret bar graphs,Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Strong understanding of children’s mental health
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong collaboration skills
Lionsgate Academy is a public charter school open to students of all abilities in grades 7 through 12, and also offers a transition program for students ages 18-21. Lionsgate’s program is inclusively designed to address the unique learning needs of students living on the autism spectrum as well as students with other learning differences.
Lionsgate Academy in the 2018-19 school year, opening our Shoreview campus with grades 7-10. Grades 11-12 are being added to the Shoreview location in the 2019-20 school year. We are looking for passionate and driven educators, who believe in our mission and are excited to join our team
Apply online on our Career webpage: http://lionsgate.academy/home/opportunities/employment/. Use Job ID 479 to submit application materials.