School Social Worker (K-8)

Matchbook Learning at Wendell Phillips School 63

Who are we?

Matchbook Learning is a non-profit charter management organization in Indianapolis, Indiana who have launched a single PreK-8 Innovation Charter School in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS). We are currently the largest K-8 in Indianapolis and #10 in the state for parent choice schools. Our innovative, award-winning blended turnaround school model, the first of its kind in the nation to be offered to schools with the highest poverty rates and needs, has already achieved extraordinary results. Now, we are excited to develop a scalable model for inner-city public education in Indianapolis.

Our Mission Statement:
Matchbook Learning’s mission is to develop a learning community in which we continually improve student academic outcomes through personalizing to meet our individual students’ academic needs. In addition to continued growth in academic outcomes, the Matchbook Learning school will develop global citizens by providing all students with real world experiences that help them to understand other perspectives, the world around them, and the world beyond them.

What are we looking for?

The Social Worker is directly responsible for improving the academic performance and behavioral functioning of the school’s at-risk students through counseling, home visits, direct intervention, and teacher consultation. The Social Worker is also responsible for providing services for students in need of immediate crisis intervention.

Required:

  • MSW in Social Work required.
  • IN Licensure as a LSW or LCSW required.
  • Ability to work well on a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong leadership skills

Preferred:

  • Experience working as a school social worker
  • Experience in urban education
  • English/Spanish bilingual
  • Background in Trauma Informed Care

What do we provide?

Competitive teaching salaries, excellent benefits, and an innovative, fun, family-like atmosphere.

Over 40 hours of career coaching — you will be professionally mentored and developed.

Laptop computer and access to the latest technology.

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Job Type
Full-Time
Grade Level
Elementary (K-6), Middle School (6-8)
School Year
2023-24