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Job Opening Information School Social Worker 6-8

Application Deadline
Position Start Date

Position Title
School Social Worker 6-8
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
Salary/Pay Scale
Per WEA contract of agreement
Job Description

Position:                              School Social Worker 6-8*

Salary:                                  Per WEA Contract of Agreement


The School Social Worker will provide counseling, assessment, classroom support, mental health consultation, family and community outreach for students receiving supportive services.


  Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Consult and team with teachers and other disciplines in the development and delivery of Individual Education Programs, including appropriate social/emotional/behavioral supports.


2. Provide individual and group counseling as defined by IEP and based on students’ needs.


3. Support students with crisis counseling, as needed.

4. Lead social skills and affective education groups.

5. Provide outreach and collaboration to outside agencies, organizations, and school districts.

6. Provide parent support and education, as needed.

7. Collaborate with the educational team in the development, revision and implementation of Functional Behavior Assessments, Behavior Intervention Plans and classroom positive behavior support systems.


8. Contribute to program and department initiatives to further social/emotional learning and positive behavioral and educational supports. 


*This position is funded through the ARP-ESSER2 Federal Grant.  This position will be funded through June 2024.


Waterloo School District is in compliance with the United States Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Title IX Educational Amendment of 1972, Part 86, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  The School District provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, military/veteran status, genetic status, prior criminal record, or victim of domestic violence.

Job Qualifications

1. Master of Social Work from accredited graduate school of Social Work.
2. NYS Provisional or Permanent Certification as a School Social Worker.  
3. Experience in providing counseling, group interventions and supportive mental health services to students with disabilities.
4. Understanding of NYS Special Education laws, regulations, and processes.
5. Knowledge of family and child supportive community resources.  
6. Demonstrate technical skills to effectively fill the role of School Social Worker.
7. Training in life crisis intervention strategies such as TCI, LSI or similar problem-solving models preferred.
8. Physically able to perform essential functions of the position (with or without reasonable accommodation). 

Application Procedure


To be considered for the position, please forward the following documents:

  • Letter of interest
  • Waterloo CSD Application ( 
  • Resume
  • Three Current Letters of Reference
  • Proof of Certification


Please forward all documents to:

Holly Leone, Human Resource Specialist

109 Washington Street, Waterloo NY 13165

Job Category
School Social Worker
Job Location
Middle School

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