Full Time Licensed Clinical Social Worker/ Mental Health Therapist - TWO Positions available

Posted a month ago
Position Areas
Pupil Services


We want you to join our team! Come work for the Iron County School District in Cedar City, UT and help to make a difference in the lives of students and families in your community!  The Iron County School District supports families in developing college and career readiness by BUILDING knowledge, skills and relationships for ALL.  Empowering ALL to learn at high-levels through systematic district and school-wide support. 

The Iron County School District is seeking TWO Full Time Licensed Clinical Social Worker/ Mental Health Therapist to begin work in August for the 2024-2025 school year. 
These positions will remain open until filled. 

The LCSW/ Mental Health Therapist works through the assigned school administrators and with school counselors to develop and implement appropriate responsive mental health services. The LCSW/ Mental Health Therapist provides social work services to parents, students, and school staff. When appropriate or necessary, LCSW/ Mental Health Therapist may provide information for outside support services to help students with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. 

  • Conducts evaluations (behavioral rating scales, inventories, interviews, classroom observations, etc.) and interprets data (from functional behavior assessments, rating scales, etc.) to benefit students with disabilities. 

  • Works directly with students with mild/moderate mental and emotional disabilities, students on the autism spectrum, and students with behavior, mental, and social needs. 

  • Provides individual and group counseling and social skills groups with students. 

  • Works to develop appropriate relationships with all students and faculty/staff within the school building to be viewed as a trusted adult. 

  • Is prepared and participates in behavior counseling, individual or group settings, intervention, collaboration and other means, specific to social/emotional learning, behavior needs, and others as assigned or needed. 

  • Serves as a member of a Multidisciplinary Team to provide input on need and eligibility for special education services, IEP development, and Behavior Intervention Plans. 

  • Works directly with special education support personnel and direct instructional personnel to plan the proper instruction and placement of students. 

  • Obtains, integrates, and interprets information about student behavior and conditions relating to learning. 

  • Provides professional development, training, and consultation for faculty and staff on evidence based practices regarding social, emotional, and behavioral supports and interventions for students. 

  • Provides updates, training and ongoing consultation for building administrators regarding best practices in counseling. 

  • Provides counseling services. 

  • Coordinates with outside agencies and services when necessary. 

  • Consults with teachers and administrators regarding appropriate academic and behavioral interventions. 

  • Consults with parents regarding individual student needs. 

  • Consults with school-based counselors, especially in the area of response to behavioral concerns and students in crisis, as well as academic interventions. 

  • Monitors the maintenance of timely and accurate student records, assessments, and reports and takes measures to maintain confidentiality at all times. 

  • Maintains accurate and timely monitoring and data tracking of special education rosters and student tracking systems for compliance within Iron County School District Student Data Collection Procedures 

  • Maintains regular in-person, on-site visits with regard to meetings, collaboration, and fulfilling other assigned duties and responsibilities. 

  • Will prioritize on-site visibility and availability to school staff and others as necessary.

  • Maintains responsive lines of communication among students, parents, and staff involved with all special education programs. 

  • Provide suicide assessments when needed and make appropriate recommendations based on those assessments. 

  • Provide/assess safety plans upon students reentering the school system after a known suicide attempt or hospitalization for suicidal attempts or ideations. 

  • Part of the district crisis team and respond to a variety of crisis's district wide.

  • Attends professional seminars, conferences, district meetings, and workshops as required by the position and with administrative consent.

  • Must have basic computer knowledge, be familiar with Google docs and check email frequently. Must be willing to learn and use all computer systems and software as needed.

  • Regular, reliable, predictable attendance and job performance is required

Please see the full job description at the the link HERE

Posted By

Iron County School District

2077 W Royal Hunte Dr , Cedar City, UT 84720

At the following locations

District Office West