Social Worker - One Bright Ray, Inc
Position: Social Worker
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Social Worker
Job Location: One Bright Ray Community High School
Beginning: Aug 19, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: One Bright Ray, Inc
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Telephone: 215-744-6000
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Job Description:
The mission of One Bright Ray Community High School, an independent, accelerated high school, is to provide a quality education to Philadelphia’s, over-aged and under-credited students in search of a positive school experience while earning their diploma. We provide a supportive environment free of negative labels that challenges each student to explore his or her personal and academic potential through Project Based Learning. We engage in restorative practices to create healthy respectful relationships that foster productivity, a positive outlook, and high self-esteem. We provide a second chance, sometimes a last chance, for our students in their pursuit of a high school diploma. One Bright Ray CHS is accepting resumes for a School Social Worker for the 2019-2020 school year.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work collaboratively with administration and  Emotional Support Team members to help stabilize a students school experience and school culture
  • Meet with and conduct assessment of student needs on a regular basis to promote regular school attendance among the student community
  • Conduct weekly home visits for poor attending students, Special Education issues or any other request made by the Principal or his/her designee
  •  Network students with needed community services (i.e. homelessness, childcare, welfare, etc.) and make referrals to community agencies when needed 
  •  Provide individual student counseling when requested, crisis intervention services, conduct student conflict resolutions sessions and provide short/long-term case management services to individual students
  • Understand, and practice in accordance with, federal, state, and local laws, statutes, and/or policies that relate to students and families; such as, child protection/child abuse, special education, attendance, education rights and privacy
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Emotional Support and/or site Principal
If you are interested in joining our community, please send your cover letter and resume to jfausnaught@onebrightray.org.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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