Posting: School Social Worker - Special Education - Lincoln Park Public Schools

November 7, 2022

ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY Special Education 2022 -2023 School Year


1650 Champaign Lincoln Park, Michigan 48146


School Social Worker - Special Education

Middle School

2 positions

And any positions that result from the filling of this posting


  • School Social Work Licensure/Temporary or Full School Approval for School Social Worker
  • Experience in a school environment
  • Prefer PBIS, CPI and Crisis Intervention training and experience
  • Experience in working within the MTSS framework
  • Experience in conducting Functional Behavioral Assessments and writing Positive Behavior Intervention Plans
  • Team work, team building, and mediation skills and ability to work independently
  • Experience conducting special education evaluations: IEP’s; MDRs; and providing school social work services as necessary

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education and/or Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable


  • Provide in-classroom behavioral support, coaching, training and strategies for meeting the needs of students
  • Address behavior by providing behavioral interventions and problem solving strategies
  • Intervene in crisis situations
  • Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary staff, parents, and administrators
  • Consult with building teams to develop behavior intervention strategies
  • Documentation and collection of data for behavior interventions and services provided
  • Facilitate behavior review meetings
  • Determine appropriate behavior treatment plans through documented evaluations and consultations
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to plan and implement classroom based activities and behavior strategies/interventions
  • Meet the needs of all students effectively by working in partnership with other disciplines
  • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rules, and school policy
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of research, theories, and practices associated with therapy in the school-based setting
  • Manage referrals for Special Education

Other duties appropriate to the position and as assigned by the Executive Director of Special Education

Responsible To: Building Administrator and Executive Director of Special Education

Work Schedule: According to School Calendar

Salary:  According to LPEA Master Agreement


Deadline: Until Filled

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

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