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School Social Worker in New London, CT at Catapult Learning

Date Posted: 8/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview

Have you been seeking an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children? Our nationally accredited organization will support you in your acquisition of professional development! High Road Schools are a private, special education system serving children and adolescents with exceptionalities. You will simultaneously impact students’ academic, social and emotional success. Our parent company, Catapult Learning, has a national presence in services for at-risk youth.If you are looking to make a difference in the lives of these students, look no further! We are currently hiring for a School Social Worker and would welcome the opportunity to meet with you and discuss the competitive benefits and incentives that accompany working for Catapult Learning. If you are passionate about helping every student be successful, we encourage you to apply today.  Candidates must possess a School Social Worker certification (071) through the CT Department of Education


Responsibilities

As a School Social Worker you will be responsible for:
• Developing and implementing social/emotional/behavioral goals and objectives for IEPs
• Individual counseling, social skills group, case management, crisis intervention, and implementing interventions to help your students to successfully access their education
• Collaboration with colleagues, parents/guardians, outside service providers and districts
•Actively participating in the IEP process for your students
• Career growth with opportunities for leadership roles   

Job Requirements



Must be a Connecticut licensed social worker.  Must have thorough knowledge of testing and evaluation techniques and competent in assessment procedures and interpretation of the results.

Must have demonstrated ability to communicate with students, families and school personnel. Excellent time management, organizational, verbal and written communications skills are essential. Computer literacy preferred.