Elementary School Social Worker
Title: Elementary School Social Worker, Grades Preschool-8th
Status: Part-Time (2-3 days per week)
The School Social Worker is directly accountable to the Principal and works within the scope of St. Edward School’s mission statement.
Essential Job Functions:
Serve as the primary resource for administrators, faculty/staff, and parents in working with students in grades Preschool - 8 to create a positive learning environment and help students develop a positive self-concept.
Work closely with the Principal to address behavioral/emotional/social concerns/needs.
Assist with crisis intervention, de-escalation, and help process serious events.
Observe students of concern in the classroom, lunchroom, and recess; document and report back to teachers, administration, and/or parents with findings.
Collaborate with outside therapists/counselors/psychologists to coordinate student learning with clinical therapy work.
Provide 1-1 short-term solution-focused counseling to students who drop in, request a check-in, or have been referred by a teacher or administrator.
Assist with the development of positive student behavior support systems and development of intervention strategies.
Provide/conduct interventions to help improve students’ functioning.
Consult with parents to discuss home and school behavior/emotional issues, as needed.
All qualified applicants must have a degree in counseling, social work, or related field. Master’s degree in counseling/social work is preferred
LCSW status preferred
Experience in an educational setting preferred
Clear communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Comfortable with technology in a variety of settings
Apply directly to the school principal, Sara Lasica, submitting a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
St. Edward School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate.