School Social Worker Near Waukegan, Illinois

Waukegan, IL 19 days ago

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Category Schools - Social Worker
Job Type Contract

Position: School Social Worker 

Job Description: We are looking for a dynamic and empathetic School Social Worker to support the social, emotional, and behavioral needs of our students. The School Social Worker will collaborate with students, families, teachers, and community resources to address barriers to learning and promote positive outcomes. Responsibilities include providing individual and group counseling, conducting assessments, developing intervention plans, and connecting families with community resources.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual and group counseling to students to address social, emotional, and behavioral concerns.
  • Conduct assessments to identify students' strengths and needs and develop intervention plans accordingly.
  • Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and support staff to address social-emotional issues impacting student success.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited program.
  • State licensure or certification as a School Social Worker (or eligibility for licensure/certification).
  • Previous experience working in a school setting or with children and families preferred.
  • Strong assessment, counseling, and crisis intervention skills.
  • Knowledge of child development, family systems, and social-emotional learning principles.

For any any questions please reach out to [email protected].

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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