Website crefeldschool The Crefeld School

The Crefeld School is looking for a licensed full-time Social Worker to begin working August 23, 2019. All state licensures, credentials and state and federal checks need to be current at time of application.

The Crefeld School is a small, independent, progressive school, located in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia, serving 100 students in grades seven through twelve. Crefeld provides robust emotional support services for the entire student body.

At Crefeld, this is one of two full-time primary clinicians on staff, reporting to the Director of Emotional Support.

Social workers help students cope with personal and psychological issues that affect their school performance, behavior and socialization. Through one-on-one, classroom or school-wide sessions, school social workers address issues relevant to the student population they serve, such as school attendance, anxiety issues, and adjustment to the social setting of the school. They also are responsible for assisting teachers in developing plans for students with behavioral or emotional distress and provide ongoing support with these plans. School social workers maintain case files, liaison with outside supports as necessary and work collaboratively with parents. Social workers clinically supervise master’s level social work interns.

The social worker will be able to move easily into a strongly collegial professional environment, where collaboration, participation, creativity, and flexibility are highly prized attributes. An MSW who has supervision experience is required.  People of color are strongly encouraged to apply in order to facilitate affinity groups within the school. Strong communication skills are important. Competitive benefits. Please send cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Rebecca Dwight at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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