Posting: School Social Worker-Elementary and Middle School ~ Long Term Substitute

February 23, 2021

Job ID: 3053

Position Type: Instructional - Substitute/Special Education

Date Posted: 2/3/2021

Location: Various School Buildings

Date Available: ASAP

The School Social Worker is primarily responsible for supporting the social, psychological, biological, and academic development of the students. The School Social Worker provides biological, psychological, and sociological assessment information for individual students; coordinates with all members of the educational community to develop and implement intervention strategies that address various student needs; and helps promote a healthy, safe, and caring educational environment.

Desired Competencies:

  • Friendly, outgoing personality that thrives on relationship building;
  • Highly-developed organizational, planning, and time management skills;
  • Implements and follows through on simultaneous projects and tasks;
  • Displays pleasant, professional demeanor at all times;
  • Contributes to the development of a positive, supportive environment; and,
  • Maintains knowledge of changing trends and best practices in the field of social work and puts this learning into action in the schools.


Master in Social Work, MDE full licensure approval

Duties and Responsibilities:

Employee’s duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conducts assessments and evaluations in accordance with family and student rights;
  • Addresses the needs of the school, student, families, and community by collaborating with team members from the schools;
  • Promotes family support of students’ learning experience within the context of multicultural understanding and competencies;
  • Provides services to students in ways that build upon individual strengths and offers students maximum opportunities to participate in the planning and direction of their own learning experience;
  • Maintains accurate case records and documentation;
  • Maintains current knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations and abides by said laws and regulations with emphasis on persons with disabilities, child welfare, mental health, confidentiality, and student and parent rights;
  • Organizes time, resources, energy, and workload in order to meet responsibilities;
  • Utilizes research and technologies to assist students, families, schools, and communities;

Working Conditions: February - June, 2021

Application Procedure:

This is an EduStaff position (Accepted candidates will apply to in order to complete employment)

Please electronically attach or send the following materials:

Cover Letter


Credentials File (or 3 letters of recommendation)

A copy of your licensure

A copy of your transcripts


Stefanie Hayes, Director of Student Services,

Selection Procedure:

Applications will be accepted until the successful candidate is identified.

Successful candidate must meet the State standard for a clear criminal history record and provide fingerprint clearance

Preferred contact phone number: 313-432-5670

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