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Job Summary:
The social worker funded through School-Based Mental Health Grant performs duties directly related to providing social emotional-related support. The social worker utilizes knowledge of human behavior, social, cultural and community influences to help create a positive learning climate; connects community, school, and home resources to ensure a comprehensive system of support aimed at students’ optimal functioning within the academic program. 



  • Current and valid state of Illinois Professional Educator License with an endorsement in school social work;
  • Candidate must have a Masters of Social Work from an accredited educational institution;
  • Demonstrate capabilities in leadership, public, and community relations;
  • Knowledge of current federal and state laws, rules, and regulations;
  • An outstanding knowledge of child and adolescent development, social and environmental conditioning, cultural diversity, and family systems;
  • Ability to develop IEP goals for students and to provide social emotional support through services and interventions that are aligned with ISBE's Social Emotional Learning (SEL) standards;
  • Ability to conduct assessments for the purposes of determining the social, emotional, and behavior needs of students;
  • Experience conducting social development studies, functional behavior assessments, and developing behavior intervention plans;
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.


Salary and Benefits: 

  • Starting salary of $54,440; (Please click the link to view the current (Salary ScheduleFunded through School-Based Mental Health Service Provider Grant;
  • Salary is commensurate with education and experience and includes a competitive benefits package;
  • Employee assistance program offered to employees and their immediate family members;
  • Qualified candidates may be granted up to eight years of verified full-time public-school teaching experience for credit on the salary schedule;
  • We offer a mentoring program for teachers who are new to the District.

Additional Notes

Application Procedure: Submit application on-line www.district130.org


Cook County School District 130 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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