The London District Catholic School Board has a reputation for excellence, with more than 3,000 employees working together to educate approximately 20,000 students at 43 elementary schools, 9 secondary schools and the Centre for Lifelong Learning within Middlesex, Oxford and Elgin counties, including the cities of London, St. Thomas, Strathroy and Woodstock.
Our mission: To serve our students through excellence in Catholic education We invite applications for the full time position of...SYSTEM SOCIAL WORKER Association of Professional Student Services Personnel Permanent Full time – 1.0 FTE (10 Month position) Salary range: $ 62,157 - $ 85,223 (commensurate with experience) Reporting to the Supervisor of Professional Support Staff, the successful applicant will work in the following key domains of school social work practice: assessment, individual, small group & classroom intervention, staff & system consultation and capacity building, as well as advocacy & community liaison services to the students in both elementary and secondary schools, and their parents, and to function as a system member of the of the Social Work Team at LDCSB.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Master’s Degree in Social Work and member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
Minimum 5 years relevant work experience with children, youth and families at risk.
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to be self-directed in a complex work environment
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment
Experience providing evidence-informed individual and group interventions (both small and large group), with children and youth experiencing social, emotional, behavioural, and mental health challenges
Experience in crisis intervention and the implementation of system-wide risk management protocols
Knowledge of the Child & Family Services Act, Education Act, Youth Criminal Justice Act and other pertinent legislation including provincial school attendance policies
Proven ability to work successfully in a team environment with students, school staff and parents in partnership with other system staff and community partners
Possess excellent communication, organization and consultation skills
Possess an understanding and willingness to support an inclusive Catholic education environment and the mission of the London District Catholic School Board
Experience in school social work preferred
Reliable transportation is required to travel within the LDCSB District
Applications must include: cover letter and resume, documented proof of qualification, and the names and contact information of three professional references, one of whom is your immediate supervisor. Submit applications by Monday, September 21st, 2020 at 4:00 pm email@example.com. Pleaseinclude “System Social Worker and your name” in the subject line. The London District Catholic School Board is committed to providing accommodations. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.