School Social Worker at Parallel Learning

Location: Remote, US
Salary: $50 Hourly
| Full-time
Parallel Learning

Title: School Social Worker

Location: Michigan, United States

Job Description:


About This Role:

Are you ready to make a difference? Come work with Parallel!

We are looking for remote school social workers with experience providing direct and indirect social work services in schools and collaborating with mental health colleagues to conduct comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations to join our talented team of clinicians. Our ideal candidate has a passion for supporting families and children with learning differences by ensuring they receive the best care and tools for success!

Why Join Us?

Parallel makes it easy to administer quality care! By taking care of the daily hassles of running a business, we empower you to focus on providing services. We provide:

  • Easy Scheduling through our in-house scheduling system
  • Templates & Databases so you can spend less time on administrative tasks
  • Smart Matching to pair you with school districts/schools
  • Student History & Eligibility information so you have the information you need
  • Testing Materials so you have the tools to succeed!

We Also Offer:

  • Flexibility: Ability to set your own schedule and work on your own time
  • Testing & Licensure Programs: Cross-licensing programs & necessary test materials are covered by Parallel
  • Innovation: Your feedback will help shape the program for providers and clients in the future!
  • Community Events: Collaborate with top clinicians and educators to solve acute problems
  • Growth: Access leadership and growth opportunities as we rapidly scale
  • A Great Mission: Directly contribute to bettering the lives of students across the country

What Youll Do:

  • Providedirect and indirect social work servicesto children
  • Collaborate with the clinical teamto create atreatment plan or an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) for each child,includingidentifying specific social work relatedgoals
  • Provide staff with essential information to better understand factors (cultural, societal, economic, familial, health, etc.) affecting a students performance and behavior
  • Assist in developing positive behavioral intervention strategies
  • Assess students with mental health concerns
  • Develop staff in-service training programs
  • Work with parents to facilitate their support in their children’s school adjustment
  • Assist teachers with behavior management
  • Provide direct support to staff

What Youll Need

To succeed in this role, youll need:

  • An MSW degree (or equivalent) in school social work from a CSWE-accredited program
  • A valid state license or certificate as a school social worker
  • At least 1 year of experience practicing full time as an on-site school social worker (excluding practicum or internship experiences)
  • Experience practicing as a remote school social worker is preferred but not required
  • Expertise across all domains of the National SSW Practice Model
  • Experience providing direct social worker services (e.g., counseling) within an MTSS framework of service delivery
  • Experience consulting with educators and families
  • Experience completing comprehensive evaluations of students social\emotional functioning
  • Excellent communication skills, specifically the ability to communicate with children of different ages and from different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Tech-savvy and experience with conducting tele-health services on virtual meeting platforms
  • A private workspace with a reliable computer, webcam, and secure internet connection
  • Availability during traditional school hours (8:00am-4:00pm) and days (Monday-Friday) – Minimum availability of 15 hours per week

Parallel is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Parallels equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits and pay.

The range added below are for Michigan-based hires only and will be commensurate with candidate experience. Pay ranges for candidates in other locations other than MI may differ. Pay range: $50 – $55 per hour.

About Us

Parallel is the first tech-forward provider of care for learning and thinking differences across the United States. We believe learning differences are parallel ways of thinking that should be celebrated! Our mission is to provide students with the resources and encouragement to succeed in the classroom and beyond. To us, this means helping them build confidence in their unique strengths and create strategies to work around their challenges.

Parallel simplifies the process of getting support for learning differences by consolidating providers and resources on a single platform. We connect students with qualified professionals while significantly reducing waiting times, costs, and confusion. We provide a variety of services, including:

  • Psychological Assessment & Therapy
  • Counseling
  • Speech-Language Therapy
  • Special Education
  • And more!

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

At Parallel, we believe in celebrating differences. This belief extends from schools into our workplace and through the ways we work together toward our mission. We are committed to fostering a diverse, accessible environment that represents many different cultures, backgrounds, viewpoints, and abilities by championing diversity, equity and inclusion.

This is why we are committed to having and fostering a diverse workforce, including those from historically marginalized groups, and are committed to a work environment where employees strengths are championed, differences are celebrated, and no one is discriminated against based on age, race, ancestry, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic.

We are a proud equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization in order to build the foundation for different learners and thinkers to thrive.

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