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SUMMARY: The School Social Worker provides direct and indirect social work services to students experiencing social, emotional and/or behavioral problems that interfere with their performance in school, and facilitates communication among school, home and community providers.



  1. Communicate and collaborate effectively with others.
  2. Ensure confidentiality of sensitive information.
  3. Maintain a record of dependability as evidenced by consistent attendance, punctuality and attention to work.
  4. Understand and adapt to a variety of situations.
  5. Maintain and exhibit general and personal safety practices.
  6. Work independently and exercise good judgment.
  7. Assume personal responsibility for professional performance and growth.
  8. Utilize effective problem solving processes.
  9. Read, understand and follow verbal and written directions.
  10. Utilize applicable technology to support performance responsibilities.



  1. Develop, deliver, evaluate and revise the school social work program.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of content and application in the practice of social work services within a school setting.
  3. Assist students in the areas of academic, social, behavioral, and emotional development as well in career awareness.
  4. Provide individual and small group social work services in a variety of settings.
  5. Consult and collaborate with teachers, staff and parents in understanding and meeting the needs of students in the school setting.
  6. Responding proactively to behavior by offering strategies to school staff and parents to promote social emotional wellbeing of students.
  7. Collaborate with school staff and school psychologist to formulate, initiate, and manage behavior plans.
  8. Provide in-service training and make presentations to staff.
  9. Assessing the needed services and coordinate those services with parents, outside agencies, and school staff.
  10. Participate in activities that contribute to the effective operation of the district and schools.
  11. Monitor and advise students of their progress and provide on-going communication with parents.
  12. In collaboration with teachers, parents, and staff, prepare students for transition to the next levels.
  13. Adhere to ethical standards that are outlined by NASW and Illinois School Code.
  14. Participate and prepare information for re-evaluations, annual review, and progress review meetings as determined by district.
  15. Keep ongoing records including both academic and behavioral progress.
  16. All other duties as assigned.


- Appropriate Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with School Social Worker Endorsement or School Counselor Endorsement

- Master’s Degree in Social Work or School Counseling

- Must meet Illinois requirements for reimbursement for this position

- Highly dependable with excellent communication skills

- Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Director, in that sole and exclusive role, may find appropriate and acceptable


Based upon education and experience

How to Apply

Letter of interest, resume, & credentials can be sent by email to Andrea Mastrantuono at amastrantuono@perandoe.org 
or mailed to 1525 Locust St., Red Bud, IL 62278

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