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Openings as of 3/27/2020

  • Intern - School Social Worker JobID: 50125
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    Intern - School Social Worker
    Temporary Position

    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

    Summary: Serves students across all levels (PK-12) who require universal, targeted, and intensive intervention across special education and general education populations.

    -Utilizes demonstrated knowledge, skills, and commitment needed to provide direct and indirect services that help students succeed: academically, socially, behaviorally and emotionally.
    -Complete safety assessments with the guidance of their supervisors and provide crisis response.
    -Provides special education services to students including direct services, such as individual counseling and group counseling with students, and indirect services, such as behavioral consultation with teachers, parents, and outside service providers.
    -Conducts evaluations for educational eligibility such as Intellectual, Learning, Autism, Serious Emotional Disability, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Other Health Impairments. Also conducts evaluations for special education programming, such as Related Services Evaluations and Functional Behavioral Assessments.
    -Demonstrates understanding and empathy necessary for working with students and their families.
    -Collaborates with educators, parents, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school, and the community for all students.
    -Support and establish a safe, inclusive and respectful learning environment for a diverse population of students in order to: alleviate barriers to learning, engage students as individuals with unique interests and strengths, and promote student success at the student’s developmental level.
    -Demonstrate expertise in assessment, data based decision-making skills and psycho-educational practices, in order to plan, consult, collaborate and/or provide direct services to students.
    -Effectively implement crisis prevention, intervention, response and recovery efforts.
    -Effective leadership skills; leading meetings, developing evaluation plans, quality assurance of evaluation and Individualized Educational Program (IEP) development.
    -Effective documentation of services.
    -Ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with school personnel, students, and parents.
    -Perform other duties as assigned.

    -Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English
    -Enrolled in Master of Social Work (MSW) program, concentration year only and in good standing
    -Have met program requirements to begin internship

    Required Application Materials:
    The following documents must be completed before an application can be considered:
    -District online application - BVSD Jobs
    -Reference Section-Three (3) letters of recommendation with phone numbers
    -Supplemental Materials Section:
    -Letter of introduction and interest that includes goals for internship and interests
    -Provide a vita/resume
    -Graduate Transcripts

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights -

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