School Social Worker

Monday, June 26, 2017
Cheboygan Otsego Presque Isle ESD
Position Details: 


  • State of Michigan certification or temporary approval as a school social worker (MSW with school social work credential required)                                                               
  • Ability to organize and manage the workload in assigned schools in order to meet legal mandates and timelines
  • Ability to communicate and work at a high level of quality and proficiency with students, staff, and parents, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to provide consultation, coaching, and modeling at the building and classroom levels using current best practice in a Multi-Tiered System of Supports model
  • Ability to train content, support practices and provide ongoing coaching for a School-Wide Positive Behavior Supports  System within local school buildings and individual classrooms
  • Ability to model and teach students and staff  behavioral interventions that address the needs of students at various Tiers of Support, and can be implemented successfully within the school/classroom environment
  • Knowledge of, and ability to utilize PBIS  tools and systems for student and program data collection and review,  measurement of program effectiveness, and fidelity

JOB GOALS:                         

  • For students who are exhibiting areas of need related to behavior, (with or without special education eligibility), to provide school administration, staff and families with strategies, modeling, and information to reduce the educational impact of behavior and other emotional difficulties through a Multi-Tiered Systems approach
  • To help foster the mindset, understanding, culture, and development of capacity with classroom teachers and administrators to meet the behavioral needs of students within the general education setting
  • To assist school staff with collecting and utilizing behavioral data to develop and adjust interventions and behavior plans for struggling students
  • To participate in child study and/or other data-based problem solving team meetings, consultations, and assessment planning meetings to inform instruction and intervention
  •  To conduct all necessary components of the Michigan Special Education process as needed 

LOCATION:   To be determined - within the COP ESD 3 County Area

STARTING DATE:             Fall, 2017               

REPORT TO:                    Director, Special Education Services

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:            Per Master Agreement

APPLICATION DEADLINE:            June 26, 2017

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:        Persons interested are requested to submit a letter of application to:                                Donna Jones, Director (                                                                                  C.O.P. E.S.D., 6065 Learning Lane, Indian River, MI 49749    

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