Holds or is
eligible for a New Jersey Educational Services
certificate with school social worker
social worker functions as a member of the child
study team to enhance the mental health and
educational well-being of the student by dealing with
home, school and community conditions which interfere
with a student's learning.
Major Duties and
Assesses a student's
status in terms of personal and family history,
socio-economic and cultural influences.
configuration of factors within the home, community and
school as related to a student's current social and academic
in educational and social planning for exceptional students
in formulation of child study team classification and
implementation and follow up of child study team
recommendations for individual students in cooperation with
the classroom teacher, building principal and parent.
Maintains an as-needed
relationship with families for purpose of:
regarding educational planning and programming for the
understanding and emotional support of families relative to
recommendations of the child study team
assisting the family
in utilizing appropriate community resources
and maintains liaison with community agencies,
out-of-district private and public schools and other
resources to meet special needs.
Consults with administration
and staff regarding school, home and community
Maintains an awareness
of current trends and societal changes and appropriately
applies this information in a way that best serves the needs
of pupils brought to the attention of the child study
and assistance in developing state and/or federally related
case records and adheres to adopted operating procedures of
the Hillsborough child study team relative to effective child
study team functioning.
competence through participation in inservice education
activities provided by the district and/or self-selected
professional growth activities.
EMPLOYMENT: In accordance with negotiated
accordance with the Board of Education policy.