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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2812063
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : June 20, 2017
  • Starting Date: August 28, 2017

Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Social Worker/Adjustment Counselor

REPORTS TO: Director of Special Education

SUMMARY: To provide direct cognitive/ behavioral services for special education students and regular education students identified through a systemic process, including the completion of a FBA and development of BIP, addressing specific goals, consultation and collaboration with inclusion teachers, and individual and family counseling. Caseload TBD.


1. Establish a systemic process to identify students in need of cognitive/behavioral services

2. Conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments as necessary

3. Develop a Behavior Intervention Plan to include target behavior(s), interventions, responsible party, and ongoing review

4. Assist guidance counselors/principals to schedule identified students to a specific “period” each day

5. Identify unacceptable behaviors that warrant immediate removal from the inclusion model, procedures for post removal, and return

6. Participate in TEAM meetings as necessary

7. Focus on specific goals identified for targeted students

8. Provide individual and family counseling

9. Collaborate with inclusion teachers to implement BIP and increase appropriate student behaviors

10. Establish systematic programming for self-esteem/character building

11. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Special


Social Worker and/or Adjustment Counselor Certification

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categor y : Student Services > Adjustment Counselor
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Sutton Public Schools is committed TO maintaining a WORK AND learning environment free FROM discrimination ON the basis OF race, color, religion, NATIONAL origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil UNION status, ancestry, place OF birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information OR disability, AS defined AND required BY state AND federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination AND harassment OR who participate IN an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Karen Terenzini , Director of Special Education
    • 409 Boston Road
    • Sutton, Massachusetts 01590
    • Phone: 508-581-1610
    • Fax: 508-917-0061
    • Email: click here

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