Several Positions for School Social Worker in Blue Island, IL

Blue Island, IL 12 days ago

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Category Schools - Social Worker
Job Type Contract

Job Description: We are seeking passionate and dedicated School Social Workers to join our school district in Blue Island, IL. As a School Social Worker, you will provide essential support to students, families, and staff to enhance the academic, social, and emotional well-being of our students in grades K-8. Your role will involve collaborating with a multidisciplinary team, conducting assessments, providing interventions, and advocating for students' needs.


  • Conduct comprehensive social-emotional assessments to identify students' strengths, needs, and barriers to learning
  • Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and families to develop and implement individualized support plans
  • Provide counseling and crisis intervention services to students individually and in small groups
  • Assist students in developing coping skills, problem-solving strategies, and positive behavior management techniques
  • Collaborate with community agencies to coordinate support services for students and families
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)
  • Advocate for students' needs, ensuring equitable access to resources and opportunities
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records of assessments, interventions, and progress monitoring data


  • Master's degree in Social Work or related field
  • Valid Illinois state license as a School Social Worker
  • Professional Educator License (PEL) with a School Social Worker endorsement
  • Experience working as a School Social Worker is preferred, particularly in a K-8 educational setting
  • Strong knowledge of social-emotional development, counseling techniques, and crisis intervention strategies
  • Familiarity with the MTSS process and understanding of special education laws and regulations
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team

Employment Details:

  • Contract Duration: 2023-2024 School Year
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Several positions: Four positions available

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and copies of your School Social Work license and PEL.


James Foushee 

Office: (678) 451-1025


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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