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HeartShare Spanish/ English Bilingual School Social Worker in Richmond Hill, New York

HeartShare First Step Early Childhood Cuomo Center, Richmond Hill Queens.

Job Description

Position: Spanish/ English Bilingual Social Worker

Certifications: Masters Degree in Social Worker; certified and licensed.

Hours: 32.5 hours, Three days 8 -- 2:30 , Wednesday 8-3 , Fridays 8_2pm.

Benefits: School Calendar Holidays except 6 weeks work in summer, 12 sick days, 3 personal days.

Responsibilities: (Include but not limited to)

· Provide counseling services to students as a mandated related service

· Complete session notes and attendance cards.

· Develop quarterly progress reports for counseling students.

· Write annual review report for each student on caseload, updating IEP goals as needed.

· Initiate consistent contact with families of students on caseload, other team members and outside agencies to ensure ongoing communication regarding the student's progress.

· On an as needed basis assist families and teachers to develop solutions to family and community factors that influence a student's capacity to learn.

· Function as the school social worker for designated classrooms.

· Facilitate Parent Planning meetings for graduating students.

· Participate in team meetings on an interdisciplinary team to ensure student's IEP goals are being met.

· Conduct intakes with incoming students and assist with paperwork families are required to complete.

· Conduct outreach with local community agencies to develop a library of resources for families.

· Conduct Parent Support Groups for children with special needs.

· Conduct tours for incoming students.

· Maintain family component of school wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support Program.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled