Experience:
3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/23/2019
Job Category:
Social Service
School Social Worker
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Catapult Learning | Columbia, MO
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Job Description

Overview

Child Study Team Members for non public school programs needed to evaluate students for special education eligibility on a per case basis.

Responsibilities

* Performs a child study assessments including an appraisal of the student's current status regarding instructional implications.
* Performs diagnostic testing to determine students needs.
* Determines student's particular strengths and weaknesses as a learner.
* Serves as member of the multi-disciplinary team.
* Works with both school personnel and parents to develop specific interventions on behalf of student.
* Interprets assessments/results and generates reports for feedback to parents and school personnel.
* Advises teachers and other school personnel on methods to enhance students abilities.
* Works as a referral agent linking students and families when appropriate with "outside" agencies to service their needs.
* Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications

Must be a licensed social worker with at least two years experience in field. Must have thorough knowledge of testing and evaluation techniques and competent in assessment procedures and interpretation of the results.

Must have demonstrated ability to communicate with students, families and school personnel. Excellent time management, organizational, verbal and written communications skills are essential. Computer literacy preferred.

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs. Most programs are in school settings.

About Catapult Learning

Catapult Learning is the nation's leading provider of educational services to public, charter, private and religious school students. We partner with educational institutions and schools to provide services that are designed to improve academic achievement for struggling learners. For more than 30 years, Catapult Learning has delivered the highest quality in educational services, generating an unparalleled track record of results and improving the grades and the confidence of students across the country. At Catapult Learning, our mission is to be the preferred partner of schools, school districts, community organizations and families, providing research-based educational and support services designed to improve student achievement. And our core values support our mission.