School Social Worker
Specialized Education Services, Inc.
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Post Date: Aug 09, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Immediate opening
Salary: $50,000-60,000 (10 mo. salary)
Location: US - Maryland - St.Mary's County
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Why Join Us

Are you looking for a new opportunity to make an impact in the lives of students? Join us at SESI Schools, where we are proving what is possible for students with unique needs. We offer a generous benefits package including:

About Us

St. Mary's In-District Classrooms are operated by Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI). SESI Schools provide specialized education programming for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting.

The Opportunity

The Social Worker will be responsible for providing social-emotional services for students who require additional support to thrive in school. They will deliver high-quality services as provided by SESI and collaborate with both school personnel and families as an integrated member of the multi-disciplinary team. Every child deserves to reach their full potential and we’re looking to hire an exceptional team member who will play an essential role in fueling student success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include the following: Other duties as assigned.

Provide individual, group, or push in counseling services to students in accordance with their Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or Behavior Plan
Collaborate in the creation of IEPs, including but not limited to creating social-emotional IEP goals, participating in IEP meetings, etc.
Complete social-emotional and behavior assessments and analyze data as needed to determine a student’s particular strengths and weaknesses, as well as develop Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA), Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP), and other transition plans as needed
Utilize a variety of therapeutic interventions, preventative de-escalation, and crisis intervention strategies to address needs and work with a diverse group of students from varying developmental, cultural, ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds
Support social emotional learning skill development through targeted curriculum, assessments, and more intensive behavior support as needed
Provide in-service training to team members as appropriate, and in conjunction with any other teams including expressive therapy team and/or clinical teams
Collaborate with external partners and providers to provide support to students, families, and staff
Documents in students’ files according to requirements of regulatory agencies
Light lifting, walking, and/or climbing stairs may be required

Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of Full Bloom, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

The Qualifications

Master’s degree in social work or human services related field (mental health, psychology, counseling)
Professional licensure including LPC or LCPC, LCSW or LMSW, and LMFT
Minimum of two years' experience in a school, special education, or behavior health setting working with children and adolescents is preferred

Comprehensive healthcare benefits including medical, dental, and vision
Employer-paid life insurance
401(k) plan with employer matching
Tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 and additional reimbursement for continuing education units (CEU)
Other great benefits like Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Mental Health Support, and Pet Insurance
Continued training, mentorship, and opportunities for growth

Contact Details
Name: Ben Colpitts
Address: 1250 Brass Mill Rd.
City: Belcamp
State/Province: Maryland
Zipcode: 21017
Country: United States
Ph: 443-414-8225