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Position: Social Worker
Reports to: Certified Evaluator (Building Administrator)
Location: Hillside School


  1. Upholds and demonstrates compliance with established laws, regulations, District 93 policies and procedures, including the standards set forth in 23 Ill. Admin. Code Part 23.
  2. Demonstrates compliance with the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards
  3. Demonstrates an understanding of the Evaluation Framework as adopted by Hillside School District 93
  4. Performs responsibilities as outlined within the Evaluation Framework as Hillside School District 93
  5. Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective function of the work unit
  6. Perform the General Duties set forth in this job description

Physical Requirements:

  1. Perform the physical tasks necessary to monitor, supervise and physically assist students throughout the school day during a variety of instructional activities
  2. Must be able to function effectively in an active, loud environment
  3. Must be able to adapt to changes in the work environment as circumstances require
  4. Reasonable accommodations may be made in order to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions

General Duties including Skills, Knowledge and Abilities – Social worker
Planning and Preparation
Demonstrates Knowledge of Content Basic to Social Work

  • Profession
  • Counseling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Casework
  • Community
  • Organization
  • Cultural, Racial, and Ethnic Diversity
  • Needs of At-Risk Children

Demonstrates Knowledge of Child and Adolescent Development and Psychopathology

  • Enhancing the Development of Wellness, Skills, and Life Competencies; Enhancing the
  • Development of Cognitive and Academic Skills.

Demonstrates Knowledge of Diagnostic Procedures

  • Knowledge of Characteristics of the Age Group

Develops Intervention and Goals

  • Student and Family Collaboration
  • Clearly Stated and Measurable.

Demonstrates Knowledge of Resources

  • Aware of school, District and Community Resources
  • Knows how to gain access to these resources

Develops a plan to evaluate the School Social Work Program

  • Data-Based Decision Making and Accountability: Technological Application

The Classroom Environment
Creates an Environment with Respect and Rapport

  • Interactions with Students, Parents, School Personnel, and Community

Establishes a Culture for Positive Mental Health throughout the School

  • Enhancing the Development of Wellness, Social Skills and Life Competencies; System-based
  • service delivery

Organizes Physical Space for Assessment, Collaboration, Intervention, and Storage of Materials

  • Technological Applications; Professional, Legal, Ethical, and Social Responsibility

Delivery of Services
Communicates Clearly and Accurately

  • Communicating Directions Expectations and Information Appropriate for Students
  • Oral/Visual and Written Communication

Uses Questions and Discussion Techniques

  • Quality of Questions
  • Discussion Techniques
  • Student Participation

Engages Students

  • Engaged in Intervention
  • Students Demonstrate Strengths
  • Use of Relevant Materials

Provides Feedback to Students

  • Quality
  • Timeliness

Demonstrates Flexibility and Responsiveness

  • Adjust Intervention Plans in Response to Student Needs and Interests
  • Sets Appropriate Service Priorities and is Flexible and Persistent in
  • Providing Service within Constraints of the School Environment

Professional Responsibilities
Reflects on Intervention

  • Accuracy
  • Use of future Intervention

 Communicates with Families

  • Information about Services
  • Information about Students
  • Engagement of Families

Maintains Accurate Records

  • Case Notes
  • Reporting Data
  • Student Progress Records

Contributes to School Environment

  • Relationships with Colleagues
  • Service to the School
  • Participates in School and District Projects

Grows and Develops Professionally

  • Enhancement of Content Knowledge
  • Service to the Profession

Shows Professionalism

  • Service to Students
  • Advocacy
  • Confidentiality




  1. A Valid Illinois State Board of Education teaching certificate with certification and or endorsements necessary to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position assigned to work.
  2. Willingness to sponsor and/or participate in extra-curricular activities related to specific teaching position.


Salary Range: Per the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Previous experiene up to 15 years of service can be granted. 

Additional Notes

It is the policy and practice of District 93 to decide all matters relating to employment solely on the basis of the applicant’s ability to perform the essential functions of the position.  District 93 ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, or handicap

How to Apply

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should complete the on-line application. www.hillside93.org

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page


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