Social Worker, Niner University Elementary

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
February 02, 2023
Offerd Salary:$53,819-$63,684
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

General Information

Position Number 002029

Vacancy Open to All Candidates Working Title Social Worker, Niner University Elementary Position Designation EHRA Non-Faculty Employment Type Permanent - Full-time Months per Year 10 Work Schedule

Typical work schedule for social worker in an elementary setting with occasional evenings and weekends.

Hours per week 40 hours per week FLSA Status Exempt Division Academic Affairs Department College of Education (Col) Work Location Salary Range $53,819-$63,684 Primary Purpose of Department

In response to NC General Statute Chapter 116, Article 29 A(116-239.5), University of North Carolina at Charlotte is establishing a university laboratory school with the mission of “improving student performance in local school administrative units with low performing schools by providing an enhanced education program for students residing in those units and providing exposure and training for teachers and principals to successfully address challenges existing in high need school settings. The laboratory school shall provide an opportunity for research, demonstration, student support, and expansion of the teaching experience and evaluation regarding management, teaching, and learning.”

Primary Purpose of Position

UNC Charlotte is seeking a dynamic social worker to serve students and families at Niner University Elementary.

Summary of Position Responsibilities

• Consults with teachers and other school personnel to obtain information and make decisions regarding student needs. • Encourages an environment that is inviting, respectful, supportive, inclusive, and flexible. • Provides leadership and collaborates with other school personnel to provide effective school social work services. • Appreciates differences and values the contributions of each student in the learning environment by building positive, appropriate relationships. • Collaborates with administrators • Gathers background information on the students' social history by conducting behavioral observations, making home visits, conducting interviews, and reviewing school records • Coordinates with the School of Social Work at the UNC Charlotte College of Health & Human Services to support and oversee social work interns assigned to Niner University Elementary. • Collaborates with administrators, teachers, and a range of specialists to help meet the special needs of all students. • May participate in evaluation process by conducting the student social/developmental history and parent interviews. • Supports the school's mission and student success through developing and utilizing internal and external partnerships and resources. • Serves as a liaison between the student, home, school, and community resources such as social services, court services, and family service agencies. • Provides follow-up support and periodic re-evaluation services as necessary. • Acts as a member of the school crisis team to provide intervention to students as necessary. • Makes court appearances to present data and performs cout-requested evaluations. • Compiles monthly reports and maintains accurate case records. • Models non-discriminatory practices in all activities. • Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary student services team to assist in sharing information and making decisions to meet student needs. • Collects and analyzes student data to plan and evaluate the effectiveness of service delivery. • Adapts practices based on current relevant research findings and data to best meet the needs of students, families, staff and the community of Niner University Elementary. • Serves as a resource to teachers and staff regarding social work services and the academic/social needs of students. • Organizes and conducts specialized programs to include parent training classes and student support activities. • Adheres to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the social work profession.

Minimum Education/Experience

• Masters in Social Work • Minimum of 3 years post-degree experience in school setting

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate • Evidence of skill working with at risk student populations in elementary setting

Necessary Certifications/Licenses

Holds a NCDPI School Social Worker license.

Preferred Certifications/Licenses Special Notes to Applicants

  • Information about the university's benefits package can be found at https: //
  • The finalist will be subject to a criminal background check.
  • Posting Open Date 01/19/2023 Posting Close Date 02/02/2023 Open Until Filled No Proposed Hire Date If time-limited please indicate appointment end date Contact Information

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  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  • Where did you learn about this posting?
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  • Briefly describe your perception of Niner University Elementary School based on its mission and vision and your ideas to develop a comprehensive school counseling program that supports this mission and vision.
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  • Tell us about your training and experiences related to serving divers students.
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  • What are your ideas about promoting cultural responsiveness within a school and community?
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  • How would you support the social-emotional learning of students at Niner University Elementary? How would you support faculty and staff at Niner University Elementary in promoting social-emotional learning with students?
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  • Describe how you might work collaboratively with the university faculty and staff to support the work of UNC Charlotte social work interns.
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