Our School Social Workers impact students’ lives by:
- Embodying, advocating, and operationalizing the mission, vision, and direction of the school
- Interviewing students individually, in families, or in groups, assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs
- Counseling students, groups, families, or communities regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, childcare, or medical needs
- Maintaining case history records and preparing reports
- Counseling students whose behavior, school progress, or mental or physical impairment indicates a need for assistance, diagnosing problems, and arranging for needed services
- Consulting with families, teachers, and other school personnel to determine causes of problems such as truancy and misbehavior, and to implement solutions
- Arranging for medical, psychiatric, and other tests that may disclose causes of difficulties and indicate remedial measures
- Serving as a liaison between students, homes, schools, family services, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts, to help children who face problems such as disabilities, abuse, or poverty
- Participating in daily, weekly, and quarterly meetings about student achievement
- Using leadership feedback and goal-setting to improve daily practice
- Participating in the life of the school, including student activities and events
- Taking on other tasks, as needed
Apply now if you:
- Believe in the mission and values of Crescent City Schools
- Believe in the unlimited potential of each child
- Have an outstanding record of working with students in non-selective schools
- Are a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
- Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
- This is an in-person role
About Crescent City Schools
Crescent City Schools is a nonprofit Charter Management Organization whose mission is to support and develop open-enrollment charter schools that raise student achievement and prepare students for college. Crescent City Schools currently operates three PreK-8th grade open-enrollment charter schools: Harriet Tubman and Dorothy Height Charter Schools on the West Bank, and Akili Academy in the Upper Ninth Ward. Our organization creates life-changing educational experiences for students and, through this work, transforms a city.
At Crescent City Schools, we believe in inspiring people. And we firmly believe our success is driven by dedicated and talented employees. Crescent City Schools is committed to attracting and retaining the best professionals in education, with an array of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.
Compensation is competitive and based on experience.
We offer a fantastic benefits package.