School Social Worker

Friday, April 27, 2018
Tecumseh Public Schools
Position Details: 

Job Posting
School Social Worker

Internal & External Candidates Accepted
Location:  Tecumseh Public Schools  -  Immediate Supervisor:  Superintendent

Required Qualifications:

  • Master of Social Work degree (MSW)
  • Approval by the Michigan Department of Education as School Social Worker
  • Experience with children and schools


General Information/Duties:

  • Implement school social work services within a multi-tiered intervention model for programs and services, including the encouragement of school-wide positive behavior support with an emphasis on supporting Tier 1
  • Provide consultation and collaboration to students, their family members and school staff regarding students’ social, emotional, and behavioral status impacting learning, development, mental health, and school success
  • Provide instruction, modeling, and coaching students, parents, and school staff in the implementation of effective behavior intervention strategies and techniques
  • Provide crisis prevention, planning, and intervention services, including assessments of the impact of trauma on development, learning, and school performance
  • Assists in developing all necessary procedural guidelines
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district, policy, and administrative regulation
  • Makes provisions for being available to students, their parent/guardians, and school staff for education related purposes both during and outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms
  • Maintains professional competence in the field by attending and participating in professional organizations, workshops, and conferences
  • Participates in ongoing professional development focused on working with those affected by trauma
  • Supports TPS Strategic Design process
  • Assumes other responsibilities and performs other duties as assigned


Terms of Employment:

This is a full-time school-year position.

Please submit letters of interest, resume, references, etc. by way of the TPS online application system at  Interview invitations will be sent to the email provided on the application. 
The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or transgender identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, married or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.

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