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Duties:  The primary task of the School Social Worker is to provide the supportive services necessary to allow all students to make the best use of their educational opportunities as they develop their individual potential to the fullest extent.  The School Social Worker promotes and enhances the overall academic mission by providing services that strengthen home/school/community partnerships and alleviate barriers to learning.  The School Social Worker significantly contributes to the development of a healthy, safe and caring environment by advancing the understanding of the emotional and social development of children and the influences of family, community, and cultural differences on student success and by implementing effective intervention strategies.



  • Illinois Professional Educator License endorsed with SSW, Guidance Counselor, or Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Master’s Degree in School Social Work from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited program with a specialization in school social work
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and maintain automotive insurance coverage as required by IL law



Salary:  Salary commensurate with experience. (Regionally Competitive)

Additional Notes

Terms of Employment:           

  • Full-Time Permanent – 185 Day Position (school schedule August through May)
  • Part-Time (with flexible scheduling)
  • Retirees are welcome to apply!
  • Start Date August 2021


How to Apply

How to Apply:  A letter of interest, current resume, and an application available at www.midstatespec.org) should be sent immediately to Angela Armour, Director at Mid-State Special Education at angie.armour@midstatespec.org. Applications will be accepted until filled. Please call if additional information is needed.    

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