Conduct home visits for the purpose of gathering information and establishing positive effective relationships and provide liaison between the school and the parent(s) of at-risk students.COMMITMENT TO EQUITY:
The Bellevue School District is committed to a diverse workforce representative of our students, one that embraces and models cultural competency as an international community.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
(These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
• Perform casework service with individual students and families to assist in the amelioration of personal, social, or emotional problems related to their educational, social, or emotional progress.
• Provide input as part of staff planning process in dealing with the "at-risk" child and family.
• Assist in the formation of student groups and conduct group sessions in cooperation with staff to heighten learning potential and help students grow emotionally, academically, and socially.
• Develop and maintain a community network system with community family agencies and provide families with information on resources and services available to them.REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports directly to and is supervised by the Special Education Supervisor.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
(positions in this class typically require):Required:
• Possess or qualify for immediate issuance of a valid Washington State ESA certificate as a School Social Worker.KNOWLEDGE
(position requirements at entry):
• Knowledge of social services resources in the community.
• Knowledge of child development theory and its implications for teaching and learning.
• Knowledge of intellectual and emotional needs of students.
• Knowledge of domestic violence, family systems, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual and physical abuse, attention deficit disorder, and crisis intervention.SKILLS
(position requirements at entry):
• Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, and parents, orally and in writing.
• Ability and willingness to work with students and families of diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
• Ability to perform all duties in accordance with applicable Board policies and district and legal requirements.
• Ability to meet and maintain punctuality and attendance expectations.
• Skill in negotiation, conflict resolution, and crisis intervention.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions. This position may be exposed to prolonged exposure to visual display terminals as required.
Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, chemicals, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and intense noises.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Certificated staff work the school year contract with placement on the District and BEA bargaining agreement salary schedule. Placement on the schedule is determined by training and experience. Benefits include retirement, medical, dental and other benefits, according to Board policy and contract specifications.NOTE:
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the departmentBellevue School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Title IX Coordinator: Jeff Lowell, 425-456-4010 or [email protected]; Section 504/ADA Coordinator: Heather Edlund, 425-456-4156 or [email protected]; Civil Rights/Nondiscrimination Compliance Coordinator Alexa Allman 425-456-4040 or [email protected] Address for all three: 12111 NE 1st St., Bellevue, WA 98005.
Job Category: Student Services > Social Worker Contact Information
- Alex Nicoara, Benefits Specialist
- 12111 NE 1st St
- Bellevue, Washington 98005-3183
- Phone: (425) 456-4076
- Fax: 425-456-4078
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