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Providence Public Schools

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3727714
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: November 23, 2021

Job Description

Times 2 Academy
PK-12 Social Worker

Job ID: 4622

Job Description

(Contingent upon funding) - CBH position - full-time permanent teaching position beginning at 21/22 SY 
Resume and cover letter required.
***Accommodations for virtual interviews will be made during this hiring season, please apply***

Under direction of the Special Education Administrator and Consistent with the Providence Public Schools’ vision and mission, the school social worker is to work in partnership with parents, students, educators, and outside agencies to promote student achievement and created safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments for all students and to assist students in succeeding academically, socially and emotionally.  The school social worker provides a full range of social work services to children ages 3-21 and functions as a member of the Team of Qualified Professionals, school based targeted teams, and crisis intervention teams.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Conduct social histories and adaptive behavior measures for students and their families to complete comprehensive assessments which include observations, data collection, interpretation and analysis
  • Prepare social histories and adaptive scale reports in accordance with district, state, and federal guidelines
  • Works directly with families completing social histories to obtain a better understanding of the family dynamics in order to improve academic achievement 
  • Participates in identifying at-risk students experiencing academic and behavioral difficulty, designing and implementing research based interventions, and plan progress monitoring components of Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions through the RTI process
  • Provide individual and group counseling services for students including social skills training and crisis intervention
  • Provide individual or group counseling support to aid student’s social and academic adjustment as it pertains to assisting students in accessing education
  • Participate in planning and/or implementation of school or district level crisis response teams
  • Lead teams in conducting functional behavioral assessments and corresponding behavior support plans
  • Participate as a member and case manager of the Team of Qualified Professionals and the individualized education program (IEP) by interpreting evaluation findings, collaborating on the development of the IEP, diagnosing students’ eligibility consistent with district, federal, and state policies, procedures and regulations
  • Work closely with teachers and teams to enhance critical skills to interpret data, create intervention plans and make data-based determinations about the effectiveness of interventions
  • Participate in the timely data input services for Medicaid billing, use the web-based IEP system, and participate in the time studies for administrative Medicaid claiming as scheduled
  • Adhere to requirements, state and federal laws regarding students with disabilities, and professional ethics and standards of school social work
  • Provides interventions in moments of emotional crisis for all students in the building
  • Conducts risk assessments for suicidal and homicidal ideation
  • Refers students in need to outside agencies and/or for emergency evaluations
  • Works as part of a school team to promote positive social/emotional relationships and culture in the school 
  • Design and assist teams in implementing and monitoring behavior intervention plans for students and make data-based decisions regarding the effectiveness of the plan to meet the social/emotional needs of our students
  • Confer and consult with teachers, staff, families and outside agencies about strategies to facilitate the social and affective needs of students
Salary Rate Range
Teacher Salary Scale
RIDE Requirements
PK-12 Social Worker

ESL Preferred
Minimum Qualifications
  • MSW in applicable field of social work from an accredited college or university with a LCSW or LCISW.
  • Ability to screen, evaluate, diagnose, counsel and support students, three to twenty-one years of age.
  • Ability to develop and implement appropriate goals and objectives for each individual student. 
  • Good communication and human relations skills needed in order to implement consultative program with classroom teachers and parents.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively as a member of the Team of Qualified Professionals and other school teams to implement administrative policies and procedures. 
  • Formulate concise clinical reports and maintain complete longitudinal records on each student served.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with PC-based computer applications, Microsoft Office applications, email, web applications, and industry specific technology.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Student Services > Social Worker
  • Employer Description

    Providence Schools is an urban school district serving 24,000 children in Rhode Island's Capital City.

    Providence Schools employs approximately 3,500 people; over 2,000 are certified teachers.

    Contact Human Resources manager 401-456-9100 Ext. 11182 to answer any questions you may have. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Providence Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Brenda Marquis
    • 797 Westminster
    • Providence, Rhode Island 02903

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