Job Details Level : Experienced Job Location : Main Campus -
Palatine, IL Position Type : Full Time Education Level : MSW,
Licensed Clinical/Endorsement Salary Range : Undisclosed Travel
Percentage : None Job Shift : 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday - Friday Job
Category : Education Description
To deliver Social Work services as mandated on student IEPs in
accordance with Illinois State Board of Education requirements.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The list of essential duties and responsibilities, as outlined
herein, is intended to be representative of the task to be
performed. The omission of an essential function does not preclude
management from assigning duties not listed herein is such duties
are a logical assignment to the position.
1. Develop appropriate IEP goals based on formal and informal
assessment results that align with the social emotional learning
standards incorporating the students present level of performance
with regards to social work, the annual goal(s), and
objectives/benchmarks to meet the annual goal(s).
2. Participate in IEP meetings, and 3 year re-evaluations, as
required throughout the school year.
3. Submit quarterly progress reports, plus an ESY report to lead
teacher/team in a timely manner for distribution to school
districts, case managers and parents/guardians.
4. Track data on a weekly basis as means of accurately updating
quarterly benchmarks related to IEP goals at designated times.
5. Ability to effectively interpret and communicate assessment
results, evaluations, and proposed treatment in a manner easily
understood by team members, the district, and parents
6. Use this information to collaborate with teams regarding
possible interventions when students are not making the expected
progress at the rotating clinical meetings.
7. In collaboration with the classroom teams and the related
services therapy team, arrange for, develop and perform
activities/materials that relate to IEP goals that can be carried
over into the classroom or groups throughout the school year to
ensure proper generalization of skills across settings.
8. Provide and document direct (individual or group) and/or consult
therapy minutes as required on each student IEP on caseload
throughout the school year. These will be done daily and then
compiled on a monthly basis as to ensure the required minute
requirements are met each month.
9. Consult with, collaborate, and interact with school team
regarding recommendations throughout the school year.
10. Participate in all rotating classroom clinical meetings on
caseload throughout the school year, in addition to attending any
necessary bi-weekly clinical meetings upon invite or necessity
throughout the school year.
11. Participate and facilitate onboarding, annual and in-house
professional development and trainings throughout the school
12. Complete therapy notes and minute logs, as well as enter
specific data points into the goal tracking system. This is to be
maintained in a shared, electronic location throughout the school
13. Establish and maintain a consistent form of communication with
the teachers, related service team, case managers and
parents/guardians of students as needed on caseload throughout the
14. Provide support, resources, and recommendations for classrooms
on caseload as needed throughout the school year.
15. Work with team members to model strategies, discuss student
progress, and assess student needs
16. Manages inventory of therapeutic equipment and assessments, and
project needs for budget planning.
17. Comply with professional code of ethics and school
18. Adheres to federal and state legislation, regulation, and
policies that affect social work therapy practice.
19. Maintains American Heart Association certification in First Aid
and CPR, as well as the National Crisis Institutes CPI
certification, in addition to any other required trainings through
the Illinois State Board of Education.
20. Successfully completes Little City Foundation required
training, re-training, and any additional training as required by
Little City Foundation policies and practices, or as assigned by
his or her immediate supervisor.
21. Complete any other essential duties as assigned
Must have a Masters in Social Work, Professional Educator
License with an endorsement in School Social Work. Licensed
Clinical Social Worker and Previous experience working with
students with special needs/ autism preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is subject
to sitting, walking, and standing for prolonged periods; frequently
grasps, lifts, holds, or feels objects; occasionally stoops,
kneels, crouches, or crawls. The employee frequently is required to
use manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination when
working with persons served and handling office, medical, or
household equipment. The employee is subject to assist and lift up
to 30 pounds with varying amounts of assistance on a reoccurring
basis. The employee is required to have corrected vision and
hearing within normal range and the ability to operate a motor
vehicle. Must have the ability to perform CPR and CPI. Occupational
exposure to blood, body fluids, infectious substances, including
communicable diseases when performing personal care (Category III).
Occasional exposure to cleaning agents and disinfectants. School
work environment with a noise level of normal to loud. The physical
demands described here are representative of those that must be met
by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Disclaimer: The intent of this job description is to provide a
representative level of the types of duties and responsibilities
that will be required of positions given this title and shall not
be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties
and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be
directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically
presented in this description.