ASPIRA of Illinois- School Social Worker

Posted on: July 5, 2024 | |

ASPIRA’s Social Worker is responsible for the educational, psychological, and social development, progress, tracking, assessment and support of all students in assigned classes/caseloads. The position also provides counseling services to students in both general and special education programs, using individual, group and classroom methodologies, along with consult services to faculty, co-team members, parents, and other appropriate parties regarding socio-cultural and emotional factors impacting the student’s learning experience.

Essential Job Functions:

Develop and implement intervention and prevention programs that assist in the reduction of at-risk students
Participate on problem-solving teams in the school environment to support student success and collaborate with community agencies to promote accessibility of services to the school community and inclusion of student families
Support the professional development of colleagues through referrals, collaboration with outside services
Exhibit excellent communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and exercise excellent professional judgment especially in interactions with administration, colleagues, families, and students
Personalize student supports through mastery and innovative use of curriculum supplements and technology resources, as available
Advocate for ASPIRA’s and commit to the organization’s mission and values
”Bargaining Unit Member and is Subject to the Collective Bargaining Agreement”
Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Qualifications:

A Masters Social Work degree (MSW) . A graduate degree in social work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) preferred
A valid license or credential issued by the state licensing board, with the appropriate endorsement(s) for the role
Minimum two years of experience working in helpdesk field or related work
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Possess complete integrity and a high sense of personal and professional ethics
A combination of these qualifications shall also be considered.

Non-discrimination Statement

ASPIRA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other protected category.

Salary Range Posted: Based on Experience and Education per the Collective Bargain Agreement.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $62,475.00 – $77,449.00 per year

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Professional development assistance
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

Monday to Friday

Work setting:

Social work: 2 years (Required)

Spanish (Required)

School Social Worker License (ISBE) (Required)

Chicago, IL 60618: Relocate before starting work (Required)