Licensed Staff | Albert Lea High School | Available: As soon as possible | Closing: Open Until Filled


Position Information:
School Social Worker
1.0 FTE at Albert Lea High School

Job Summary:

  • Liaison with students, parents, school staff, and community agencies
  • Analyzes and interprets information for recommendations regarding needs and services
  • Participates in Child Study Teams
  • Collaborates with classroom teachers identifying special needs services for youth
  • Provides social work services to students and parents
  • Participates as a resource person for in-service training and planning
  • Participates in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process as required
  • Makes referral to public or private agencies with appropriate follow-up
  • Provides therapeutic & rehabilitative mental health services in conjunction with students on IEPs
  • Completes mental health assessments for special education students


  • Must hold appropriate Minnesota teaching license as a Licensed School Social Worker (licensed by the Board of Social Work and the Minnesota Board of Teaching)
  • Previous experience preferred
  • Possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Candidates preferred to have one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited college / university and completed 2000 hours of supervised clinical experience delivering clinical services to treat mental illness or children with emotional disturbances
    • Enrolled in a Social Work Master’s program from an accredited college / university
    • Have an MSW from an accredited college/university
    • LICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker)