Updated November 9, 2018
GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENT: POSITION OPENING
School Social Work
WHO WE ARE:
Oakland Schools is a regional service agency that offers support services to school personnel that are best delivered regionally and provide cost, size and quality advantages to those we serve. Oakland Schools is an autonomous, tax-supported public school district governed by Michigan General School Laws and is one of 56 intermediate school districts (ISDs) established in Michigan in 1962.
Our organizational focus is centered on these central objectives:
· Increase student achievement
· Serve diverse needs of schools
· Decrease costs/increase efficiencies
$38,000 to $50,000 annually / Exempt position / 12-month work year
Oakland Schools Main Campus, District and School Services Department
2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328
IN THIS ROLE:
You will facilitate the delivery of services to students with IEPs in an effort to reduce out-of-home and out-of-school placements.
WHAT WE NEED:
We are seeking an energetic, organized team member to serve as a facilitator to referred Wraparound Community Team cases and family team meetings, train child/family teams in the Wraparound process, and prepare/submit required ancillary documentation (Child and Family Status Reports, CAFAS reports, billing summaries, time reports and progress notes). Your initiative and ability to multi-task, respond to crisis situations, and collaborate across disciplines will be key in our efforts to deliver services to students with IEPs and reduce out-of-home and out-of-school placements. You will serve as a resource to Oakland Schools’ staff, students and parents, government and community agencies, and professional organizations.
WHAT YOU NEED:
· Master’s degree in Social Work and one year of experience including direct child and family work or child welfare.
· Experience working with students with IEPs.
· Current Licensed Master’s Social Worker (LMSW) or Limited Licensed Master’s Social Worker (LLMSW).
· Michigan School Social Worker approval or be eligible for approval.
· Valid Michigan driver’s license.
· Proficiency in detailed record keeping and report writing.
· Ability to facilitate small and large group meetings.
· Solid understanding of formal systems such as DHHS, Court, and mental health.
· Knowledge of Special Education laws and practices.
WHAT WE PROVIDE:
Salary Range of $38,000 to $50,000 annually.
Oakland Schools offers company paid coverage for life insurance, short and long-term disability, well-being benefits and leave days. In addition, Oakland Schools offers comprehensive medical coverage or a cash in lieu benefit, dental, vision, additional life insurance, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, pet insurance, legal plan, college savings plans, tax-sheltered annuity (TSA) plans and the Office of Retirement Services retirement plans.
Letters of interest and resumes will be accepted until position is filled.
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For questions regarding this position please contact Alicia Beck at 248.209.2143.
Oakland Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation (subject to the limits of applicable law), age, genetic information, or disability in its programs, services, activities or employment opportunities. Inquiries related to employment discrimination should be directed to the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Personnel Management and Labor Relations at 248.209.2429. Title IX complaints should be directed to the Manager/Supervisor, Career Focused Education at 248.209.2160. For all other inquiries related to discrimination, contact the Executive Director of Legal Affairs at 248.209.2062. All complaints may be addressed to 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328-2736.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified. Incumbents may be asked to perform additional duties as required by his/her supervisor.
About Oakland Schools
Oakland Schools, one of 56 intermediate school districts (ISDs), was established in Michigan in 1962. ISDs are regional service agencies that offer support services to school personnel that are best delivered regionally, as measured by cost, size and quality advantages. Oakland Schools is an autonomous, tax-supported public school district governed by Michigan General School Laws.