Social Worker - Regional School District #08
Position: Social Worker
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: 1.0 FTE LTS Social Worker
Job Location: RHAM Middle School (Region 8)
Beginning: Apr 17, 2023
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Regional School District #08
Hebron, CT 06248
Telephone: 860-228-2115
Job Description:
Regional School District 8 is seeking a 1.0 FTE long term substitute school social worker to provide support for students experiencing struggles related to school anxiety and social/emotional concerns and to work collaboratively with the district’s 7-12 School Resilience program.
Essential Performance Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and conduct appropriate assessments and observations, create written reports, and communicate findings orally at PPT and 504 meetings.  
  • Organize and maintain a system for accurate and complete record-keeping.
  • Provide individualized and group counseling for students with social/emotional/behavioral issues.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed. 
  • Conduct risk and threat assessments as needed.
  • Attend PPT meetings, 504 meetings, and team meetings, as scheduled, and participate in the district’s SRBI and CORE teams.
  • Provide assistance to the PPT team in developing appropriate IEP goals and objectives, as they relate to social/emotional/behavioral needs.
  • Collaborate and communicate with school-based staff, community health providers, and social welfare agencies.
  • Attend staff, department, and professional meetings.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensure effective communication with students and parents.  
  • Provide information regarding community resources to help assist families in need 
  • Maintain knowledge of new developments in the field.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by Administration.
Experience with middle and high school students preferred.
Interested applicants must apply online;, Human Resources, scroll down to the application link. Complete the application and upload a letter of intent addressed to the Ms. Christine Hartwig, resume, copy of appropriate certification, transcripts, and three current letters of reference. 
Region 8 is an equal opportunity employer.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.