SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST or SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER

Murray City School District
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Intra-District Licensed Opening SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST or
SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER
For the 2015-16 School Year

License Requirements: Current School Social Worker License (K-12) or School Psychologist (K-12) License issued by USOE

Requirements: Licensed School Social Worker or School Psychologist with experience providing school social work assistance to children, youth and families. Ability to establish relationships and work cooperatively as a team member with school staff, parents, children, youth, community agencies and colleagues. Exhibit strong organizational, communication and problem solving skills. Experience with an interagency interdisciplinary team coordinating family services. Possess knowledge of community resources, strengths-based assessment and documentation of interventions and activities. Provide case management coordination of multiple services and intervention on a weekly, bi-weekly and on an as needed basis for students & families. Background to assist in the administration and interpretation of educational and psychological assessments including WJ III, WISC, UNIT, SIB-R and others preferred .

Job Specifications:
a) Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Social Work or School Psychologist counseling equivalent;
b) Identify and address learning and behavior problems that interfere with school success;
c) Provide assessment, intervention and/or linkage to appropriate service support for families;
d) Provide intervention at school and/or in-home support to comprehensively address family challenges;
e) Facilitate research-based proven effective programs, curriculum and strategies that emphasize reconnecting youth to school; promoting life-long social skills, daily attendance tracking, decreasing risk factors and increasing protective factors. Home-school partnerships are strengthened through this collaborative approach;
f) Will coordinate with appropriate agencies to provide a continuum of care for families;
g) Experience working with MTSS preferred;
h) Spanish speaking preferred;

Salary Range: Full-time contract position based on 2015-16 Teacher Salary Schedule (to be determined)
Closing Date: April 10, 2015
Application Process: Submit letter of interest to Darren Dean, Director of Personnel & Student Services via e-mail ddean@murrayschools.org

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