University Settlement Society

Job Title

SOCIAL WORKER

Job Description

OVERVIEW:  The Broome Street Academy Charter High School will prepare our young people for post-secondary success that leads to positive life outcomes. We value student strengths and will provide multiple pathways to success through a curriculum of rigorous academic, career and social instruction grounded in the principles of positive youth development. 

Broome Street Academy values:

       The development of individual student strengths

       Caregiver involvement

       A learning environment that fosters mutual respect

       A safe, supportive school climate

       Standards based curriculum that is relevant

       Student learning that is meaningful and goal oriented

       Development of and respect for community partnerships

       Healthy social and emotional relationships.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·        Provide individual and group counseling, and case management for grades 9 – 12

·        Prepare all treatment plans and case notes

·        Provide mandated counseling for students with Individualized Education Plans

·        Attend all IEP meetings for students on caseload

·        Evaluate the total scope of the student for family therapeutic referrals and follow-up

·        Develop and facilitate support groups for diverse adolescent populations and caregivers

·        Develop and facilitate workshops for caregivers

·        Maintain effective communication and rapport with students, staff, and caregivers

·        Provide crisis intervention services as needed

·        Work with teachers to address the individual needs of students

·        Supervise large and small groups of students inside and outside of the classroom

·        Keep students on task and give feedback about performance during sessions

·        Attend Caregiver meetings

·        Attend after school activities and yearly trips

·        Confer with caregivers and outside agencies as needed around issues related to clinical functioning of youth Perform other duties assigned as a member of the BSA community

 
 QUALIFICATIONS:

·        MSW  degree required

·        Three years+ of clinical experience in a mental health or school setting preferred

·        Ability to engage and diffuse crisis situations

·        Ability to work effectively with adolescents, families, professionals and other personnel from a wide range of cultural, social and economic backgrounds.

·        Experience with time limited treatment approaches preferred

·        Experience with treating adolescents preferred

·        Excellent oral and written communication skills

·        Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Salary Information

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to bsajobs@broomestreetacademy.org. Specify job title and how you heard about the position.

Broome Street Academy Charter High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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