Social Work Supervisor (School) - LCSW - Therapist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512173-738005
    • Job Location: Rockville, MD
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 05, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: August 22, 2020
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Job Description:

The Katherine Thomas School in Rockville, MD has an immediate opening for a full-time Social Work Supervisor - LCSW for their lower and middle school program. The school serves students in preschool through 8th grade with language and learning disabilities, autism, intellectual disabilities, and/or other health impairments that affect their learning. We address the individual needs of each student to facilitate success at home, school, and in the community.

The staff to student ratio is an average of one to six but can be as low as one to two in some programs with an integrated team approach by special education teachers, speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, and social workers. This position will supervise approximately 3-4 school based social workers, as well as maintain some direct clinical work with students to provide IEP counseling services. KTS uses Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) to foster student growth, both academically and behaviorally.

Working Hours for this position are 40 hours per week, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM. This position is an 11-month school year position.

Experience and Skills:

Social Worker Supervisor - LCSW - Required Skills:

  • Master's degree (MSW) in social work with an LCSW license
  • MD Board of Social Work Clinical Supervisor certification for LCSWs with supervisory experience
  • A Minimum of 4 years of clinical experience in counseling or school social work to include working with children with functioning autism and a variety of learning disabilities
  • Experience with educational agencies, special needs populations, and interdisciplinary teams helpful
  • Must maintain current license and certification status consistent with state and professional standards

Social Work Supervisor Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Team Oriented
  • Reliable
  • Professional Attitude