River Falls School District is seeking a Social Worker. The Social Worker will provide direct and indirect social work services to students who have social, emotional and/or behavioral problems that interfere with their performance in school. The position will serve students PK-5.
The essential responsibilities of the position include: * Provide resources and support for students and/or families in crisis; * Address problems with a child’s living situation that affect the child’s educational progress; * Provide information and assistance to families to help them understand their child’s educational needs and equip them with the tools necessary to support their child’s education and/or behavioral progress; * Provide staff with essential information to better understand factors (cultural, societal, economic, familial, health, etc.) affecting a student’s performance and behavior.
The ideal candidate will: * A Master’s Degree in Social Work. * Have or be qualified to obtain a School Social Worker License. * Possesses effective interpersonal, communication, leadership and organizational skills. * Successful experience working with school aged students and families. * Be familiar with collaborative and proactive solutions as a method for assessing student needs.
The top candidate will be offered a competitive salary and a strong benefits package which includes medical and dental insurance co-paid by the school district and employee, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance.
The position begins on August 23, 2021.
Applications accepted through WECAN https://wecan.education.wisc.edu/#/ using certified staff vacancy ID#102697
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