Student Support Services/Social Worker
Qualifications: a) Valid State of Illinois Professional Educator License
b) Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW) preferred
c) At least three years of successful School Social Work experience preferred.
Job Duties:The School Social Worker provides needs-based behavioral and social-emotional services to the students, parents, and faculty/staff of a school. The role includes, but is not limited to, individual and group counseling with students; direct and indirect consultation with students and teachers; assessment, behavior planning and intervention implementation and monitoring; and universal screening/prevention of behavioral & social-emotional concerns.
The School Social Worker hired for this position will lead the Behavioral Threat Assessment Team. This individual will assist teachers in development and implementation of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MtSS) social/emotional interventions, and may provide some school-wide SEL programming and parent outreach. The School Social Worker will function as a member of the District’s Student Services Team and fulfill the requirements of the role as stated in Rules and Regulations for Special Education.