Part-Time Social Worker
Must hold a license issued by any agency.
Mountain Heights Academy, an online free public charter school, is now accepting applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE) Social Worker for the 2023-2024 school year. A Social Work License is required. The employee will work on-site in West Jordan. This is a salaried position commensurate with experience.
The Social Worker will be hired for the purpose/s of supporting school counselors in their work assisting their students and families. The Social Worker will work under the direction of a lead school counselor and the administrative team. Employee will: • Work with families to provide access to local services and make home visits. • Support administrators and counselors with well-checks and make recommendations • Train faculty on trauma sensitivity, recognizing signs, and what to do. • Develop curriculum for students and faculty. • Meet with families to identify needs that interfere with learning–social, emotional, and behavior problems. Develop plans to support. • Follow up with students who struggle with addictive behaviors, providing resources and tools to help students and families. • Support parents and teachers with behavior management strategies. • Attend 504 and/or IEP meetings as needed to help with specific issues. • Provide check-ins for students, parents, and families working on social, emotional, or behavioral issues. • Mentor counseling groups.
Mountain Heights Academy is a tuition-free, online public charter school available to all Utah students in grades 7 – 12. Founded in 2009, Mountain Heights Academy is the premier online secondary school in Utah for its high graduation rate, test scores, unparalleled teacher interaction, and personalized instruction. Schoolwork is divided into weekly modules, which empower students with the freedom to complete their assignments when and where they choose within each week.
Mountain Heights Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.