Bishop Machebeuf High School is hiring a School Social Worker. The School Social Worker provides assessment, counseling, and intervention strategies to ensure student academic, behavioral, emotional, and social success. The School Social Worker will promote an exemplary education program fostering achievement for all students by developing good relations among the school community: families, faculty and staff. The School Social Worker will coordinate with outside support services or agencies to provide resources and assist students who need additional support.
The following is illustrative, but not exhaustive of the scope of responsibilities of the School Social Worker:
Perform social, emotional, behavioral, and academic assessments to maximize student achievement and success;
Assess and provide intervention services to students who exhibit special needs and monitor their progress;
Provide school-based, multi-tiered counseling, as well as social, emotional, and behavioral intervention services to individuals, groups, and parents; including ongoing direct services to students with developmental and emotional disabilities;
Engage in individual and schoolwide safety implementation; including crisis response, prevention assessment and intervention for students at-risk of harm to self or others;
Work with staff to positively impact achievement and support differentiated instruction based on the needs of students by supporting programs designed to increase student achievement;
Demonstrate problem-solving skills through collaborative work with students, teachers, staff, parents, and administrators;
Develop positive working relationships with community agencies/resources;
Engage in ongoing professional growth and building/district professional activities;
Adhere to the professional ethical standards and guidelines developed by the National Association of Social Workers;
Assist staff with state/local reporting, including Child Protective Services;
Notify the Principal/President of all student concerns, including but not limited to abuse, neglect, and intent to harm.
Knowledge of and/or willingness to learn the basic teachings of the Catholic Church.
Valid Colorado Special Services License, LCSW preferred.
All out-of-state applicants must have corresponding state licensure and/or credentials.
Familiarity with diagnostic tools and assessments for students of all levels
Ability to demonstrate cultural competence and leadership.
Ability to work cooperatively and engage in active participation with teachers, Student Success Center, Principal, and other mental health and special education personnel to provide intervention and consultation regarding the needs of students.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products, notably Excel.
Professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits
Maintains a work schedule that maximizes availability to the school, students, and staff.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
Passion and enthusiasm for the Catholic faith and delivering its mission through Catholic education; practicing Catholic.
Please submit the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Diocesan application (available at www.machebeuf.org)
Official or unofficial copies of transcripts will be required during this process
Copy of licenses (If applicable)
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
In employment practices, the Archdiocese of Denver Catholic Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, unfavorable military discharge, marital status, mental or physical handicap when these are unrelated to the ability to perform duties of the position. This policy is interpreted consistently with the religious mission and teaching of the Catholic Church.
Additional Salary Information: •Strong benefits package, including health, dental, and vision (cost is shared between employer and employee).
About Bishop Machebeuf High School
Based on the foundation and heritage of Bishop Joseph P. Machebeuf, our mission is to be an academic community of faith that strives to form the hearts, minds, and souls of our students in the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the living Tradition of the Catholic Church.
Our Core Values are…
• Devotion to God, Academic Excellence
• Community Service
• Ethnic and Cultural Variety
• Christian Morality.