Concord Education Center
Licensed School Social Worker
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director/Principal, the School Social Worker for Intermediate School District 917’s Special Education programs plays a vital role in providing services to students in various settings to improve social skills. He or she will obtain and analyze data to determine sociological needs of students, assure that children are enrolled in and attend an educational program, prepare and maintain student and program records, and perform related work as apparent or assigned. Professionalism, empathy, and a non-judgmental approach are essential when working with students receiving special education services to ensure their safety and growth and in order to help them understand and exhibit appropriate behaviors at school and in the community. The School Social Worker will be stepping into a team environment daily, where collaboration, communication, and adaptability are key to the success of the individual, the team, and the success of the students. This role is performed following District policy and State/Federal Laws.
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