Type of Employment:
School Social Worker
Commensurate with the collective bargaining agreement.
Our School Social Worker will address social and emotional needs of our children in grades PK-8, and provide services that strengthen home and school partnerships while addressing barriers to learning and achievement. The School Social Worker contributes to the development of a healthy, safe, and caring environment by promoting the understanding of the social-emotional development of children and the influences of family, community, and cultural differences on student success and by implementing effective intervention strategies. The School Social Worker will meet with parents and staff as needed to assist students collaboratively and meet with students individually and/or in small groups. The School Social Worker provides services to students to improve personal, social or emotional skills related to educational and social progress on an individual or group basis. Supports classroom through classroom-based/unit based activities. Provided crisis management services. Assist as needed with the development/implementation of goals for students with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP), as well as planning to incorporate social and emotional development standards as part of the Illinois Learning Standards for all students. Update and monitor students’ social/emotional IEP goals.
Must meet Illinois State Board of Education licensure requirements to hold a State of Illinois School Service Personnel license - Illinois Type 73 Certificate with School Social Work Endorsement.
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