School Social Worker, The Workshop School – Jan 28

Posted by The Workshop School on January 18, 2022

The Workshop School is seeking a full-time School Social Worker who will be primarily responsible for intake, support, documentation/evaluation of Workshop School students referred to Tier 3 of the school’s Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), which constitutes a caseload of approximately 10 – 20 students.

Specific responsibilities for this role include:

  1. Work with school faculty, School Counselor, Restorative Practices Director and administration to identify students who would benefit from Tier 3 support.
  2. Conduct home visits with/for students referred for Tier 3 support.
  3. Conduct individual and group counseling sessions for students referred for Tier 3 support.
  4. Identify and coordinate any and all available supports through government or private agencies to which the student and their family may be entitled, and follow up with the student and the agency to ensure services are being provided.
  5. Work with partner organizations to build internal capacity to implement trauma informed practices, with related supports for Workshop School staff.
  6. Advocate for students and families in institutional settings in which support is needed (city agencies, courts, health care institutions, etc.).
  7. Within the bounds of confidentiality, document supports provided for students in Tier 3 and share with relevant staff (e.g. SEL Team, Advisor).
  8. Track progress and outcomes students referred for Tier 3 support.
  9. Develop a process to ensure equity of access to social work supports and resources across all students.
  10. Design, plan, and implement school-wide prevention initiatives focused on out-of-school barriers to student engagement or learning.
  11. Meet biweekly with the Principal to check in on progress, challenges and needs.

At Workshop School, we envision graduates who value learning and growth, build community, and know how to shape their lives and our world. Our mission is to work with students to develop deep connections with peers and adults, the skills they need to succeed in college or the workplace, and a strong sense of agency. The school is organized around real-world learning experiences like interdisciplinary projects, internships, and dual enrollment programs. Through these experiences, students develop the skills that are most critical to success beyond high school, such as collaboration, problem solving, project management, goal-setting, networking, and seeking and using feedback.

Application deadline: January 28, 2022

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