School Social Worker/School Counselor

Cold Spring School
Certified – School Social Worker or School Counselor 
  • Master’s Degree in social work or school counseling 
  • Licensure eligible or certification eligible in school social work or school counseling 
Experiences Required  
  • Successful experience working with students, families, and colleagues 
  • Experience with Program Development and Planning in School Social Work 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Demonstrate a high level of effectiveness 
  • Agree and commit to the Cold Spring Philosophy and Beliefs 
  • Possess a growth mindset 
  • Assist in fostering a safe, positive, and healthy learning environment 
  • Facilitate individual counseling, group counseling, and social skills sessions Create, plan, and lead classroom lessons focusing on social-emotional learning Support emotional needs, social adjustment, conflict resolutions, and crisis intervention Serve as the school safety specialist 
  • Collaborate with staff and administration 
  • Design, implement, and evaluate interventions with students, parents, and school  personnel 
  • Act as a liaison between the school, home, and community agencies 
  • Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and professional learning  communities, sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular  instructional day. 
  • Responds promptly to needs and solicits feedback to improve service 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

The above job proposal is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by  employees. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all  duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.


Job Type
Grade Level
Elementary (K-6), Middle School (6-8)
Grade Categories
Job Subjects
Social Worker