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  • We have an immediate opening for a dynamic individual who can work with Pre-k thru 8th graders and their families to provide counseling, social work and promote social emotional learning.
  • Demonstrates competency of School Social Work responsibilities and ethics. 
  • Differentiates counseling methods to meet the needs of all students 
  • Revises plans on an ongoing basis, considering student's needs, ability levels and interests
  • Provides clear directions and explanations to students 
  • Supports and accepts pupil ideas and responses 
  • Provides transition activities for incoming students and their parents 
  • Facilitates conferences with teachers and/or parents and/or students; plans and conducts parent education  programs; assists families with school-related problems and issues 
  • Refers students with problems and their parents to appropriate specialists, special programs, or outside  agencies 
  • Consults and collaborates with in-district specialists such as school psychologists, social workers, and  nurses 
  • Consults with and refers to community-based resources including other counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, physicians,  service agencies, and others 
  • Provides professional development for all staff to support universal social-emotional programmin
  • Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to read, learn and interpret rules and regulations 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships 
  • Ability to establish rapport with students, parents and staff 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality


  • Valid Licensure 
  • Pass a criminal fingerprint background check


As per negotiated contract that can be found on district website (www.sv99.org)

How to Apply

Send letter of interest, resume, references, copies of transcripts (originals will be requested if hired), a completed Spring Valley CCSD 99 application located on the district website (www.sv99.org) to James Hermes. Call 815-664-4601 for additional information.

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