Chelmsford Public Schools
Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4278979 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: May 26, 2023 Starting Date: August 24, 2023

Job Description
Chelmsford Public Schools - Announcement of a Vacancy for the 2023- 2024 School Year Early Childhood Social Worker (Part-Time) .6 FTE The Chelmsford Public Schools is now accepting applications for the following anticipated vacancy. The District reserves the right to change this vacancy or not fill this vacancy based on further staffing changes, enrollment, or budget.

Position: Early Childhood Social Worker (Part-Time) .6 FTE
Location: CHIPS

Description: Under the supervision of the Preschool Coordinator, the social worker will use a relationship-based model to support the psychological and social well-being of preschool students and families. As part of a multidisciplinary team, the social worker will work closely with teachers, therapists, BCBAs and families to conduct observations and therapies in the Chelmsford Integrated Preschool (CHIPS) and community settings. Responsibilities and Duties: • Observe, assess and treat children and families in the preschool setting and other natural environments • Provide dyadic work with preschoolers and their primary caregivers • Provide family support, parent training, and case management • Provide consultation to teachers and related service providers • Provide crisis intervention services • Serve as liaison between home, school and community resources • Assist with making referrals to community resources as needed • Participate in the team based initial assessments for special education eligibility • Complete all necessary paperwork and documentation for students • Attend supervision, team meetings, and case consultations, provide social emotional learning instruction and support in the preschool classroom Qualifications and Skills: • License in Social Work • Knowledge of early childhood development • Experience working with early childhood population preferred • Experience working in diverse communities • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Chelmsford Public Schools!

Located in Chelmsford Massachusetts, the Chelmsford Public Schools serves 5100 students and faculty at one pre-school, four elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. Our mission is to cultivate inspired, creative, and well-rounded lifelong learners who possess the integrity and self-direction necessary to be contributing community members.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Chelmsford Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
Licensed as Social Worker in MA Previous school experience preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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    Contact Information
    Shannon Bischoff, Coordinator of Social Emotional Learning
    230 North Road
    Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824
    Phone: 978-251-5100
    Email: bischoffs@chelmsford.k12.ma.us