School Social Workers PK-8

Detroit, MI 15 days ago

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Category Schools - Social Worker
Job Type Contract

Job Summary: As a School Social Worker, you will provide essential support and guidance to students, families, and school staff, addressing social, emotional, and behavioral challenges that may impact students' academic success. If you are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of students and promoting a healthy school environment, we encourage you to apply.

Details: 2 Openings
Position Type: FT
Caseload: Preschool; Middle School - 30-40 Students Each
Pay range: $30-40/Hourly

  • 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 as well as 401k with 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