School Social Worker / Positive Behavior Specialist

Deadline: 
Friday, November 10, 2017
District/Organization: 
Whitehall District Schools
Position Details: 

Qualifications: MSW w/School Social Work Certificate
● Communicate effectively in written and oral form using positive interpersonal skills
● Ability to develop and implement behavior intervention plans, classroom management systems, and reinforcement systems
● Ability to use effective instructional strategies and techniques for at-risk learners
● Experience in the development and implementation of affective/social skills lessons
● Experience in the development and implementation of progress monitoring systems
● Experience with group facilitation and problem-solving strategies
● Ability to effectively lead/facilitate group processes
● Partner in the development of a school-wide culture and learning climate that supports students with learning disabilities, emotional impairments, cognitive impairments, behavioral support needs, or struggle in the learning environment as a result of being at-risk as a learner
● Supports the design, adjustments and communication of an effective school-wide system of behavioral support to benefit all learners
● Lead team process to develop, implement, consult, and monitor individual behavior plans throughout the entire school environment
● Collaborate with fellow school social workers, counselors, general education teachers, special education teachers, and building principal to contribute to the establishment of an optimal learning environment
● Serve as consult to teachers in need of engagement, motivation, and behavior adaptation strategies to increase achievement of students

Responsibilities:
Tier I
● Building-wide PBIS Matrix
● Implementation of school-wide Tier I PBIS instruction
● Classroom observations, follow-ups, coaching (non-evaluative)
● Assist principal with PBIS Committee, data collection, and communication
Tier II
● Create and conduct small group re-teaching sessions based on collected data
● Conduct Check-in/Check-out interventions
● Implement or ensure the implementation of other Tier II PBIS interventions
● Provide individual mental health and behavioral sessions to students in frequent need
Tier III
● Coordinate services with FRC, HealthWest, DHS, and other community partners/service providers
● Conduct FBA/PBSP meetings
● Write, implement, track data, and follow up on PBSPs
● Service provider for special education student with social work needs
● Conduct initial and reevaluations to determine eligibility for special education

Questions should be directed to: jerrymcdowell@whitehallschools.net or mandythomas@whitehallschools.net.

Email: 
michellepulver@whitehallschools.net
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