Full-time Social Worker – WJSHS

Location: Watervliet Jr. – Sr. High School
Start Dates: September 5, 2023
Salary: $50,350 – $63,615

Job Description:

  1. Promote social emotional education and positive school climate.
  2. Provide school based counseling to address the social, emotional, mental health, and/or behavioral needs of individual students (including students who receive IEP/504 counseling services).
  3. Engage students and families to reduce barriers that prevent academic success, including family outreach to maximize access to community based resources.
  4. Consult and assist with school-wide multi-tiered systems of support and the development/ implementation of individual crisis, behavior, safety and attendance plans.
  5. Work collaboratively with school leaders, teachers, school support staff, students and families to ensure students achieve success.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Valid NYS Certification as a school social worker.
  2. Preferred candidates will have NYS clinical license or be working towards an LCSW.
  3. Ability to work with students/staff in varied social/cultural backgrounds.
  4. Ability to demonstrate job expectations.
  5. Appointment subject to fingerprint clearance.

Interested candidates should apply to:


Or apply to::

Molly McGrath, Director of Student Support Services
Watervliet Jr.- Sr. High School
1245 Hillside Drive
Watervliet, New York 12189

Date Posted: April 11, 2023 Closing Date: May 1, 2023

The Watervliet City School District is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. The District does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion or creed, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal non-discrimination laws.