School Social Worker Location: Pontiac, MI Employment Type: Full-Time
Company Overview: Our company is a respected provider of educational support services, committed to nurturing the well-being of students in partnership with school districts. We are proud to collaborate with the Pontiac school district in Michigan to provide exceptional support to students, families, and staff. Join our team and help make a positive impact on the lives of students in your community while enjoying competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.
Position Overview: We are seeking a dedicated School Social Worker to join our team in Pontiac, MI. As a School Social Worker, you will play a crucial role in supporting the social, emotional, and psychological well-being of students, helping them overcome challenges and thrive academically and personally.
- Provide individual and group counseling to students to address social and emotional needs.
- Collaborate with school staff, parents, and external agencies to develop and implement interventions and support plans.
- Conduct assessments and screenings to identify students in need of social work services.
- Assist in crisis intervention and conflict resolution.
- Advocate for students' rights and ensure their needs are met within the school system.
- Maintain accurate records and documentation of student interactions and progress.
- Promote a positive and inclusive school climate through awareness programs and initiatives.
- Provide resources and referrals to students and families for additional support services.
- Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited program.
- Valid Michigan licensure as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Limited License Master Social Worker (LLMSW).
- Previous experience working in a school setting or with children and adolescents is preferred.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team and community.
- Compassion, empathy, and a genuine commitment to helping students succeed.
- Competitive wages
- Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance
- 401(k) retirement plan options
- Ongoing professional development and training opportunities
- Supportive advisory and professional network
- Opportunities for career advancement
To apply, please click here to email your resume. We are excited to welcome a new member to our team!
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