Website Faribault Public Schools
Job Description: School Social Worker 1.0 FTE Long Term Substitute at the Jefferson Elementary School. Provides developmental and supportive counseling services to students. Consults with teachers and administrators to assist in developing interventions and alternatives to facilitate student’s academic performance and emotional adjustment. Liaison between school and home to ensure appropriate transition of students. This position commences on approximately 3/4/24 and goes until 5/24/24.
Faribault Public Schools is a rural Pre-K through Adult School District located about 50 miles south of the Twin-Cities. The school district currently serves approximately 3,700 students in Faribault and our surrounding areas within our community of 23,000 citizens within the city limits. District sites include one early childhood center, three elementary schools K-5, one middle school 6-8, one high school 9-12, one area learning center 9-12 and one education center for adult education.
The historic community of Faribault offers adventure, fun, unique dining, history, shopping and entertainment. Once you arrive you will experience historic landmarks, cultural and artistic gathering places in downtown, 10 lakes within 10 miles with many resorts and campgrounds, 39 beautiful parks within the city, an outdoor aquatic center, miles of bike, walking and snowmobile trails, great lodging and restaurants; enjoy year round recreations such as biking, kayaking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, fat tire biking and so much more.
Qualifications: Valid licensure and credentials expected. Successful experience working as a social worker in a school with at-risk students setting is highly desirable.
Education, Experience & Special Requirements, and Licensure: Licensed Graduate Social Work preferred (LGSW) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW). Must also have credential from Minnesota Department of Education. Bachelor's or Master's degree in social work or chemical health related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. K-12 School Social Work License. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, parents, staff and administration.
According to FEA Master Contract
Faribault Public Schools provides a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. Other benefits include:Substantial personal and sick leave days
Fully paid single health insurance
Annual stipend of up to $1000 for national certifications
Enticing retirement package
Our district educational positions qualify for federal loan forgiveness program
State of the Art Fitness Center open to staff
1:1 Technology for staff use
Work-life balance culture
Ongoing professional development opportunities
Strong mission and vision statements
Numerous before/after school and summer programming for additional income and/or volunteering opportunities.
Solid Community Education programs offering opportunities to create and/or participate in unique programming
In addition to a supportive and collaborative professional environment, the town of Faribault has a number of unique characteristics: Commutable from Twin Cities, right off I35
Centrally located and driving distance within an hour of Mankato, Rochester, Twin Cities
Lots of lakes and good fishing
New downtown revitalization project
Small town feel with many shopping, restaurants & recreational opportunities
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