School Social Worker INTERN (two vacancies)

Posted: Continuous 2011-01-21
Available: 2011-12 school year Closes: until filled
District Office
  Description:
Instructional Effectiveness 1. Classroom practices show a mastery of content and skills relevant to the teacher's professional responsibilities 2. Provides structures that encourages effective self-disciplined students in all learning situations 3. Incorporates a child's learning style, interest and motivational factors in a developmentally appropriate manner 4. Ensures that all students have opportunities to ask questions, contribute, and otherwise participate in class activities 5. Differentiates and modifies content, curriculum, activities and expectations to meet the needs of individual children 6. Builds and connects concepts and prior knowledge to new learning experiences 7. Monitors learning through a variety of assessment methods and adjusts instructional decisions accordingly 8. Uses available student data in ascertaining needs, planning work, and guiding the learning process 9. Demonstrates evidence of daily and long-range planning 10. Collaborates with appropriate resource people 11. Integrates multiple disciplines 12. Utilizes a variety of active learning strategies 13. Engages in reflective thinking about effective teaching practices

Job Summary:
Organization/Classroom Management 1. Creates a learning environment and structure which nurture self-esteem, self-confidence and self-discipline 2. Implements behavior management strategies that are fair and consistent 3. Establishes physical conditions that promote a positive learning climate 4. Provides pupil integration of classroom routines and practices 5. Provides evidence of planning that establishes long-range objectives; i.e. daily activities scheduling, materials and resources 6. Acknowledges student learning accomplishments, on-task behaviors and appropriate conduct Professional Demeanor 1. Performs duties in accordance with Board of Education, administration and school policies 2. Is punctual and regular in attendance, duties and responsibilities 3. Accepts recommendations for change and implements new programs and policies in a positive, professional manner 4. Works cooperatively with colleagues and is willing to accept decisions of the group 5. Actively pursues professional growth 6. Performs necessary clerical responsibilities 7. Solves professionally-related problems appropriately 8. Engages in reflective thinking on personal qualities and experiences related to effective teaching 9. Takes part in professionally related activities 10. Demonstrates an understanding of the cultures of the school and community Personal Qualities 1. Communicates effectively with students, parents, colleagues and community 2. Establishes good rapport with students, parents, colleagues and community 3. Interacts with students, parents, colleagues and community in a mutually respectful manner 4. Expresses interest and enthusiasm for teaching and learning 5. Demonstrates empathy, fairness and consistency 6. Serves as a positive role model for students and colleagues 7. Shows a sense of humor as appropriate 8. Demonstrates flexibility and cooperation 9. Demonstrates appropriate voice, diction and language usage 10. Demonstrates appropriate listening skills 11. Maintains a positive and pleasant attitude 12. Maintains a professional demeanor 13. Develops supportive and collegial relationships

Qualifications:
  • Highly positive attitude with excellent work habits
  • Ability to work cooperatively and pleasantly with others
  • Highly professional language and demeanor
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to serve as a positive role model of good character for children
  • Interest in and enthusiasm for the position and education in general
  • Appreciation of cultural diversity
  • Ability to speak a foreign language preferred
  • Knowledge of computers and technology
  • Strong sense of creativity
  • Appropriate Illinois certification for
  • Must be "Highly Qualified" per NCLB Standards

    Working Conditions:
    Salary: Per State Guidelines

  • Application Procedure:
    Apply on line by completing the on line application and uploading support materials.

    Selection Procedure:
    The selection team will review on line applications and supporting materials and the team will call individuals in for interviews. After initial interviews, candidates meet with the Assistant Superintendent for Student Services and/or the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel Services who may recommend the individual for approval by the Board of Education.

  • North Shore School District 112


    1936 Green Bay Rd.
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    Suburban · Public

    Please visit: http://prezi.com/13817/ North Shore School District 112 Located off the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan just 25 miles north of downtown Chicago, we are a public elementary district with eleven distinguished schools. Our proud tradition of providing excellence in education for the communities of Highland Park, Highwood and Fort Sheridan began more than one hundred years ago. Today, there are more than 4,400 students in our district, served by approximately 620 staff members. Salary: $39,507 - $103,062 plus excellent benefits including full individual health and dental insurance paid for by the Board of Education, TRS Retirement Pension Service Credit, paid sick, personal, religious and bereavement leave, and other benefits. Apply on line by completing the on line application and uploading support materials. Selection Procedure: The principal and/or selection team will review on line applications and supporting materials and the principal and/or selection team will call individuals in for interviews. After initial interviews, candidates meet with the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel Services who may recommend the individual for hire by the Board of Education.

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