School Social Worker

Fremont Public Schools is NOW HIRING for a SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER to add to our team! The ideal candidate will have a Masters in Social Work.

Position Posting:  School Social Worker

Qualifications:   Certified Master in Social Work (CMSW)

Compensation:   Per Salary Schedule

Employment:   Start 2021/22 School Year

Reports To:   Building Administrator

Applications Will Be Accepted Through:    Open Until Filled

Fremont Public Schools is a progressive Class A district. We offer a competitive salary, benefit package, and an array of opportunities to help you reach your greatest potential. You’ll also find that Fremont, located just 25 minutes north west of Omaha and 45 minutes north of Lincoln, is a friendly and convenient place to live with our small town atmosphere and big city opportunities.

Application Procedure:  Interested and qualified applicants are invited to apply at fremonttigers.org. Click on Employment and follow application instructions.

All positions are subject to veterans preference. 

Zone 6

Grades

Pre-K–12

Additional Information

FREMONT PUBLIC SCHOOLS

JOB DESCRIPTION

It is the policy of Fremont Public Schools to not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, religion, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, or other protected status in its educational programs, admission policies, employment policies or other administered programs.  Persons requiring accommodations to apply and/or be considered for positions are asked to make their request to the Superintendent.

DEPARTMENTStudent Services

JOB TITLESchool Social Worker

REQUIREMENTS:

Education Level:

  • Master’s Degree

Certification/Licensure:

  • Nebraska Teaching Certificate or Nebraska Certified Social Worker, Certified Master Social Worker, or Licensed Mental Health Practitioner

Experience Desired:

  • Successful Teaching or Work Experience in Social Services

Other Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems

REPORTS TO:  Director of Student Services

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The essential functions of each employee’s position includes (1) regular, dependable in-person attendance on the job; (2) the ability to perform the identified tasks and to possess and utilize the identified knowledge, skills, and abilities and to perform the identified work activities; and (3) the ability to perform the physical requirements on their specific job description.

Basic: 

To promote a working relationship of trust and mutual respect between school and home; work with community agencies concerned with the welfare of students; create situations and find solutions to individual student’s problems which will maximize that student’s chances for success in school and life in general.

Frequent:

  1. Accept referrals from administrators and counselors regarding students who are unable to function in a normal classroom situation because of behavioral, emotional, or family-related problems
  2. Discuss such referrals with administrators, counselors, teachers, and others knowledgeable about the situation. Interview the student and/or parent, when possible, in order to get an accurate understanding of the situation
  3. When needed, make home visits in order to discuss the problem and possible solutions with the parents
  4. Bring parents and school officials together in order to address concerns and develop possible solutions
  5. Discuss results of home visits with school staff members when appropriate
  6. Work within a multi-tiered system of support to provide short-term counseling and intervention services as appropriate for the students and/or families referred
  7. Assist teachers, counselors, and administrators in planning special programs within the school for the student
  8. Assist school personnel and parents in making referrals to suitable helping agencies when necessary
  9. Keep records of involvement with the student and share the information with appropriate individuals in order to promote further understanding of the problem
  10. Maintain and up-to-date listing and knowledge of resources available to students and their families within the community
  11. Establish continuous communication with the various agencies within the community which provide services to students, always endeavoring to coordinate school efforts with outside efforts to help the student
  12. Perform the legal functions of an attendance officer as required
  13. Maintain an understanding of the policies and procedures regarding mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect
  14. Act as a liaison between school personnel, law enforcement, and child protective service agencies concerning issues regarding child abuse and neglect
  15. Assume other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the administrator or Superintendent

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

NEVER (0%)

OCCASIONAL (1-32%)

FREQUENT (33-66%)

CONSTANT (67%+)

A. Standing

X

B. Walking

X

C. Sitting

X

D. Bending/Stooping

X

E. Reaching/Pulling/Pushing

X

F. Climbing

X

G. Driving

X

H. Lifting: 50 pound maximum

I. Carrying: 1-100 ft.

J. Manual Dexterity Tasks

Fingering 33-66%

Grasping 33-66%

Specify (manual dexterity tasks): Ability to operate computer, manipulate keyboard, AV equipment, etc.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS (Intellectual, Sensory): Visual and auditory acuity for student supervisory functions, skills in oral and written communication, and skills in human relations

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  1. Inside – Outside – Both: Inside
  2. Climatic Environment: Primary work environment is a heated classroom and building. Air conditioning depends upon building assignment.
  3. Hazards: Communicable diseases, classroom and building furniture, and equipment

Contact Information

Fremont Public Schools
130 E. 9th St.
Fremont, NE 68025
https://fremonttigers.org

Kate Baker
(p) (402) 727-3016

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants can apply online at fremonttigers.org. Click on Employment and follow application instructions. Applications will be accepted until position is filled .