School Social Worker

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New Kent County Public Schools is seeking a qualified candidate licensed as a School Social Worker for the 2020-2021 school year.  Please review the attached job description for General Definition of Work; Qualifications; Essential Functions; Knowledge, Skills and Abilities; Education and Experience; and Physical Requirements. 

Job Summary: 
General Definition of Work: Performs school social work services designed to provide a comprehensive approach towards meeting the needs of students through early identification, intervention, prevention, counseling and support, and connection with families and community; Works collaboratively with school personnel and parents to reduce or eliminate the social, emotional, environmental, and other barriers that may interfere with a student’s ability to benefit maximally from his/her education.

Minimum Qualifications:
Masters degree of Social Work with coursework in social work or related fields (sociology, counseling). 

Position Details: Full Time; 220 Day Contract/ 11 month
Application Procedure: Apply Online
Salary Scale: Social Worker Salary Scale $51, 962.00 - $76, 748.00

FSLA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Director of Special Education and Student Services

New Kent County Public Schools will conduct a background investigation (fingerprinting) of the individual recommended to fill this vacancy.

The New Kent County School Board is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment. Therefore, discrimination in employment against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, sex, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, genetic information or disability is prohibited. Personnel decisions are based on merit and the ability to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

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New Kent County Public Schools

11801 New Kent Highway, New Kent, VA 23124
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Amount per Student


State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



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