School social workers assist students with academic learning by providing strategic services that identify and address the social-emotional-environmental issues that interfere with the educational process. Working with parents/guardians, teachers, school principal/principal’s designee, and community based resources, the school social worker implements strategies that promote students’ positive school adjustment.
There are no supervisory responsibilities with this position.
The work environment is a school office setting and requires sitting, standing, walking bending and kneeling along with using office equipment such as copiers, faxes, phones and filing cabinets.
Summit Management Consulting, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Summit Management Consulting, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Summit Management Consulting, LLC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Summit Management Consulting, LLC’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Required Education and Experience
Master’s degree in School Social work and LMSW preferred. Must possess or be eligible to possess a valid State of Michigan Certification as a School Social Worker. Experience as a school social worker preferred. Familiar with the basic concepts of positive youth development and experience working in diverse communities.