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K-12 Social Worker SY24/25

Home Careers K-12 Social Worker SY24/25
Submitted: April 19
Closing: none


Katie Kruger
HR Manager

Phone: 651-796-4581

Location HOPE Community Academy
720 Payne Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55130
Categories Licensed
Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

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Job Description

The School Social Worker will work with students dealing with stress from school, social pressures, and/or family life in order to provide them support and improve their classroom performance and overall wellness.
Primary duties: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
• Assess student functioning, both formally and informally, incorporating data from multiple sources across settings.
• Consult with parents, teachers, and administrators to develop intervention strategies to enhance school success.
• Identify, mobilize and coordinate family, school and community resources to enable children to receive maximum benefit from their educational program.
• Provide crisis intervention services for students.
• Provide consultation to school personnel regarding home, neighborhood and community conditions affecting student well being.
• Serve as a resource to school staff regarding identification and reporting of child abuse and neglect.
• Serve as the school contact person for students who are homeless.
• Consult and collaborate with community agencies and other mental health professionals to coordinate services.
• Attend and participate in individual, group and all social work staff supervision meetings as well as District mandated training as assigned.
• Assist in resolving truancy concerns.
• When serving students in Special Education, engage in proper due process procedures.
• Uphold the ethical standards of the Social Work profession.
• Contribute to the District's inclusive workplace efforts by fostering a safe, welcoming and respectful environment.


• A Bachelor's Degree in Social Work (Master's Degree in Social Work strongly preferred), AND a current Minnesota Board of Social Work License AND a valid School Social Work License, issued by the Minnesota Department of Education.
• Knowledge of positive behavioral interventions.
• Knowledge of group counseling techniques with children and/or youth.
• Knowledge of community resources and social services.

Institution Description

HOPE Community Academy is an accredited, public co-educational charter school comprised of primary, intermediate, middle school, and high school levels. The entire school community seeks to provide a safe and trusting learning environment where each student is valued and challenged to grow academically, socially, emotionally, and physically.
The mission of HOPE Community Academy is to educate all students to the highest levels of academic and social standards with a focus on Hmong language and culture.
As a vital part of the total learning community, HOPE Community Academy is called to educate students in an atmosphere enriched by shared Hmong and American values . . . peace, justice, and respect for one another. The school recognizes that a child’s healthy development is dependent upon learning and living out those values.

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