Preschool/Middle School Social Workers

Utica, MI 21 days ago

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Category Schools - Social Worker
Job Type Contract
  • Openings: 2 Positions
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Caseload: Preschool (30-40 students); Middle School (30-40 students)
  • Pay Range: $30-40/Hourly

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct counseling and support services to students, individually or in groups, to address social, emotional, and behavioral issues.
  • Conduct assessments and evaluations to identify student needs and develop appropriate intervention plans.
  • Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and parents to develop strategies and interventions that promote student well-being and academic success.
  • Offer crisis intervention services and support during emergency situations or critical incidents.
  • Serve as a liaison between school, home, and community resources, facilitating access to necessary services and advocating for students and families.
  • Provide consultation and guidance to teachers and staff on understanding and addressing students' social and emotional needs.
  • Collaborate with external agencies and community organizations to enhance support services available to students and families.
  • Participate in Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings and contribute to the development of appropriate goals and accommodations for students.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records of student assessments, interventions, and progress.
  • Stay informed about current research, best practices, and legal requirements relevant to school social work.


  • Master’s degree in Social Work or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Licensure as a School Social Worker.
  • Experience working as a social worker in an educational or related setting is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of child and adolescent development, social-emotional issues, and behavior management.
  • Knowledge of evidence-based therapeutic techniques and intervention strategies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to engage with students, parents, teachers, and community members.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team and effectively handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Cultural sensitivity and the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple responsibilities and priorities.


  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability plans, along with a 401k program featuring an employer match.
  • Tax-free stipends available to those who qualify.

Upon submitting your application, qualified candidates can contact Lucy Malone at (678) 459-1104, or by email at [email protected], for next steps.

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement