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School Social Worker

  • Part Time
  • Denver

Website Northfield High School- Denver Public Schools

School: Northfield High School

Job ID#57436

About this job:

School Social Workers will provide direct and indirect social, emotional, behavioral, and mental health services for children and youth, as well as work with families, school administrators, educators, and other professionals to create supportive learning and social environments for all students. The Social Worker provides assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of students.

What You’ll Do:

  • Consult with staff and parents, make recommendations for developmentally appropriate services and strategies to assist in improving student achievement.

  • Participate in crisis management by assessing risk, providing interventions, and making community referrals. counseling and or making referrals.

  • Provide social and emotional intervention for students (in groups and individually).

  • Consult with parents and school staff in the development of appropriate behavior goals/interventions. 

  • Evaluate the need for social and emotional support under Section 504 and IDEA. Interpret assessment test data and develop goals to meet individual student needs.

  • Support district initiatives on social and emotional learning.

  • Serve as a liaison between students, homes, schools, family services, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts, to help children who face problems such as disabilities, abuse, or poverty.

We are excited about you because you will:

  • Have a Master’s Degree in Social Work.

  • Possess a current Colorado Department of Education Special Service Provider License with a Social Worker Endorsement.

  • Be a LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) preferred. 

  • Have previous social work experience, preferred.

  • Lead for racial and educational excellence and work to dismantle systems of oppression and inequity in our community, along with believing in and supporting all students so they feel seen and heard with access to high quality education. 

  • Live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working with us.  

  • Have the ability with or without accommodations to meet the physical demand of the position.

What DPS Offers You:

  • A Culture that values Equity, Accountability, Integrity, Collaboration and Fun with a shared vision that Every Student Will Succeed.  

  • Competitive SSP/Teacher Compensation and Procomp Incentive plan, click here for the DCTA Teacher and SSP Salary Schedule – additional compensation information can be found here.

  • In addition to competitive compensation, DPS has other Total Reward offerings such as; time off, health and wellness benefits, and PERA Retirement.  

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender expression, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other status protected by law or regulations. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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