Date Posted: Apr 30, 2020
Job Title: 2020-2021 School Social Worker (To establish an eligibility pool)
Posting Date: March 14, 2020
Salary Range: DFT Salary Schedule
In accordance with the Agreement between the Detroit Federation of Teachers and the Detroit Public Schools Community District, the following vacancy is announced:
Job Type: Non-Instructional
Benefits Eligibility: Successful candidates will be eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance and leave coverage.
Reports to: Principal (or Designee) and/or Supervisor, Office of School Social Work
The School Social Worker promotes and enhances the overall academic mission of Detroit Public Schools Community District by providing services that strengthen home/school/community partnerships and alleviate barriers to learning.
The School Social Worker significantly contributes to the development of a healthy, safe and caring environment by advancing the understanding of the emotional and social development of children and the influences of family, community, and cultural differences on student success and by implementing effective intervention strategies.
The School Social Worker must adhere to Federal and State statues, professional development practices, School Social Work Standards and the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Principal (or Designee) and/or Supervisor, Office of School Social Work, the School Social Worker will:
If you are a current Detroit Public Schools employee, presently employed with the district, you do not have to submit a fee related to obtaining the Detroit Public Schools security clearance, unless your new role requires a different type of security clearance.
If you are hired to fill a vacant position, you will be required to submit a Detroit Public Schools security clearance. At point of offer to hire, you will be responsible for a non-refundable payment of $64.50 via Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover Card, cashier's check, or money order, payable to the DPSCD Police Department. No personal checks or cash is accepted.
Method of Application:
Applicants must apply through the online application system. Only applications submitted through the online application system will be considered for any posted position and all applications require a resume to be considered.
Successful candidates are required to submit official transcript(s) at point of offer to hire. Teaching service outside of the Detroit Public Schools Community District must be verified by the applicant's prior employer(s) prior to hire. It is the applicant's responsibility to provide all documentation (including copies) as requested.
Applicants requesting assistance during the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email at [email protected] or phone at (313) 873-6897.
DPSCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, citizenship, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions opportunities. Contact the Civil Rights Coordinator for more information at (313) 240-4377 or detroitk12.org/compliance.