.5 FTE School Social Worker

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Center Line Public Schools
Position Details: 
  • Approval from the Michigan Department of Education as a School Social Worker.
  • Master’s degree in Social Work including foundations of behavioral health.
  • Ability to pass an interview with district and individual building staff. 
  • Able to work effectively with staff, students and the community. 
  • Knowledge of district and state assessments.
  • Knowledge of Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAP), Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP), Progress Monitoring for Behavior. 
  • Ability to complete social, developmental, medical histories for students.
  • Knowledgeable in behavioral data collection strategies.
  • Knowledgeable in theories of human development.
  • Knowledgeable in the use of various social/behavioral assessments and interpretations.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.


  • Experience as a school social worker in a school setting or other related agency experience.
  • Demonstrated skill in providing assessment of students for substance abuse, support systems, physical and emotional functioning, barriers to academic performance, peer issues, suicidal/homicidal ideation, and similar issues.
  • Experience in TIENET document software programs.
  • Experience working with students exhibiting social, behavioral difficulties.
  • Knowledge of research-based social/behavioral approaches.
  • CPI Trained.
  • Provide comprehensive school social work evaluations and Response to Intervention strategies.
  • Complete written reports for evaluations including interpretation of findings and progress monitoring using data collections.
  • Clearly and concisely communicate, in writing and verbally, with staff, other professionals, students and families.
  • Productively and safely handle chronic conflict and physical and emotionally aggressive behavior.
  • Design, monitor, support, and evaluate behavior management plans using Positive Behavior Supports and make recommendations for classroom environment modifications.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate boundaries for students and families.
  • Provide direct therapeutic services such as individual, family or group therapy regarding specific issues.
  • Provide crisis management services, including assessing for safety.
  • Work as a team member with instructional staff and parents/ guardians to refer eligible students to outside agencies and other community resources.
  • Provide in-service information and training to staff and parents on topics that support dealing with behavior.
  • Conduct home visits.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Special Services Director. 
  • Adherence to Core Competencies.

METHOD OF APPLICATION:  Applicants must apply online (hard copies will not be accepted) at apply.clps.org.  A letter of interest and resume must be provided and the Personal Information, Education, Work Experience, and Certificate sections of the online application must be completed. 

In compliance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (as amended), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (as amended), and the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act of 1977, it is the policy of the Center Line School District that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender/sex (including sexual orientation and transgender identity), age, disability, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (collectively, “Protected Classes”), be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination during any program or activity or in employment. For information, contact (586) 510-2000.

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