Social Worker - Bloomfield Schools
Position: Social Worker
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Social Worker
Job Location: Bloomfield Early Childhood Center
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Bloomfield Schools
Bloomfield, NM 87413
Telephone: 505-632-4365
Job Description:
Work Schedule:
            Contract Days: 185 days
General Job Description:
The school social worker will address the psychological and social well-being of students. The social worker will facilitate communication and connection between home and school, working to remove barriers to educational success. Within the community, the social worker will help families obtain needed services. In the school setting, the social worker will provide individual and group intervention to children who are experiencing social, emotional and/or behavioral issues which interfere with academic progress. The social worker will also collaborate with truancy workers, teachers, parents and school staff to address attendance problems.
The social worker will participate in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process as required and will participate in problem solving throughout the prevention and intervention process. 
Master’s Degree in school social work; Valid certificate as a Social Worker as established by the New Mexico Public Education Department.
Physical Requirements:
            Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 50 lbs.), reaching, squatting, kneeling.
Performance Responsibilities:
  1. Provide counseling in family, group or individual settings;
  2. Aid in the identification of students needs in the school setting;
  3. Conduct functional behavioral assessments and develop behavioral intervention plans;
  4. Interpret student’s social/emotional needs to appropriate school personnel;
  5. Collaborate with student assistance teams (SAT);
  6. Advocate for students and their families;
  7. Serve as a member of the District’s Crisis Response Team;
  8. Maintain a current knowledge of community resources;
  9. Utilize the services of various community agencies;
  10. Comply with all documentation and reporting procedures as required;
  11. Participate in professional development and in-service programs as required;
  12. Actively participate in the social worker PLC;
  13. Performs other duties as assigned.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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