Middle and Upper School Social Worker @ Maimonides School

Middle and Upper School Social Worker

Maimonides School, a Modern Orthodox day school in Brookline, MA seeks a full-time Middle and Upper School Social Worker for the 2020-21 academic year.

The ideal candidate will have experience in schools and with students, and will have a degree in counseling or mental health (e.g. LICSW, PsyD). The job includes responsibilities such as:
? Build relationships with all students grades 7-12.
? Provide solution-focused and person-centered counseling to address issues such as academic performance, social skills, self-esteem, attendance, self-advocacy, problem-solving, and motivation.
? Serve as case manager for students struggling with social, emotional, or psychological issues (including anxiety, depression, etc.), monitoring their academic, behavioral, and other experiences at school.
? Take on a role as advisor.
? Work closely with college counselor, teachers, deans, principal, CEO, and other key stakeholders to develop programming and interventions, and advocate for academic support/counseling needs of all students.
? Teach wellness classes.
? Take on leadership roles in extracurricular activities.
? Be involved in anti-bullying initiatives.
? Partner with parents on a range of concerns related to their children.
? Liaise with private psychologists who may be seeing Maimonides students.

We want you to be part of our team! Maimonides offers an unparalleled dual curriculum in Judaic and general studies, with an emphasis on moral and spiritual development. From early childhood (2-year-olds) through 12th grade, our students are avid learners, eager to engage with each other, their teachers, and their community.

Join our family of outstanding educators and administrators who recognize each new day as an opportunity for creative ideas, collaboration, and connection. Maimonides is more than a school; it is a vibrant community whose members embody kindness and compassion for others.

Maimonides School is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Maimonides does not discriminate based on disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, dental, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: LISW
  • Job Posted: 2020-06-04
  • Times this job has been viewed: 349 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Case Worker, Counselor
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools
Job Location
Maimonides School
34 Philbrick Road
Brookline , Massachusetts 02445


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