School Social Worker
Location: South Lyon, MI
Position Type: Full-Time
School Year: 2023-2024
About Us: We are a reputable educational institution in South Lyon, MI, committed to providing a nurturing and inclusive environment for our students. We believe that every child deserves the opportunity to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. To support this vision, we are seeking a dedicated and compassionate School Social Worker to join our team for the 2023-2024 school year.
Position Overview: As a School Social Worker, you will play a vital role in our educational community by providing essential social and emotional support to our students. You will work closely with students, families, and staff to create a safe and supportive learning environment, address social and emotional challenges, and promote overall student well-being.
- Conduct individual and group counseling sessions to address students' social and emotional needs.
- Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and parents to develop strategies to support students' academic and social success.
- Assess and provide interventions for students facing challenges such as bullying, peer conflicts, and mental health issues.
- Assist in the development and implementation of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for students with special needs.
- Serve as a resource for students and families, connecting them with community resources and support services.
- Promote a positive and inclusive school culture that fosters respect, empathy, and social responsibility.
- Maintain accurate and confidential student records.
- Participate in professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and stay updated on best practices.
- Master's degree in Social Work or a related field.
- State of Michigan Social Worker License (LMSW or LCSW).
- Previous experience working as a School Social Worker or in a related educational setting is preferred.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Empathy, patience, and a genuine commitment to the well-being of students.
- Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of students, families, and colleagues.
- Competitive salary.
- Vision, medical, and dental insurance options.
- Advisory support and mentorship opportunities.
- Professional development and training opportunities.
- Potential for summer school renewal based on performance.
Application Instructions: If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students and believe that you are the right fit for this School Social Worker position, please email your resume and references here.
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