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Social Worker - Teach Indy

Social Worker

Phalen Leadership Academy at Francis Scott Key 103


Social Worker/Site Coordinator

Do you believe that every scholar deserves a high-quality education?

Phalen Leadership Academies is currently looking for dedicated educators like YOU!!!

We are currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year!


Phalen Leadership Academies is seeking professionals to implement the City Connects program within our school in partnership with Marian University. City Connects, a school-based collaboration among schools, community agencies, and Boston College, is reinvigorating a core function of schools by implementing an innovative model of systemic student support. City Connects assesses the strengths and needs of each student in the school and connects students with a tailored set of supports and resources from inside and outside the school.

Job Function

The responsibilities of the School Site Coordinators are to:

  • Establish and lead a Student Support team and process in the school that identifies and responds to the strengths and personal developmental needs of every child in the school.
  • Connect students to a range of prevention, early intervention, and intensive services programs that address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social development of each student.
  • Develop and enhance community partnerships with varied community agencies to meet the identified needs of students, families, and the school.
  • Collaborate with school staff, including classroom teachers, to implement the City Connects model.
  • Promote the City Connects model of student support to the school community, families, and community agencies.
  • Engage families and caregivers in understanding and supporting the education of their children and how academic outcomes are enhanced by serving the social/emotional and personal development needs of the child.
  • Collect data on the implementation of the model and the delivery of services
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in School Counseling or Social Work
  • Licensed School Counselor, Licensed Pupil Adjustment Counselor, or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LCSW / LICSW)
  • Experience working in a school environment
  • Evidence of culturally competent practices
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse staff, a diverse student body, and families, as well as a team of professionals at both the school and the university.

The ideal candidate will possess the following experience and background:

  • Experience and/or knowledge of elementary education;
  • Communication skills via a second language, especially Spanish;
  • Experience with an organization that uses data to guide practice.
Why should you apply?

PLA offers student loan forgiveness and support (For those that qualify), Competitive salary and benefits, Strong Professional Development, Leverage & integrated technology, Appreciation and recognition year-round, Participation in Free Summer Program & Job Training Program for your dependents, and Additional income opportunities.

Please read carefully:

Phalen Leadership Academies (PLA) is an equal opportunity employer. PLA does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, or unfavorable discharge from military service.

By completing this application, I understand that neither the completion of this application nor any other part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for PLA to hire me. If hired, I understand that either PLA or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice. I understand that no representative of PLA has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary.

I attest by applying to this position that I have given PLA true and complete information on this application. No requested information has been concealed. I authorize PLA to contact references provided for employment reference checks. If any information I have provided is untrue, or if I have concealed material information, I understand that this will constitute cause for the denial of employment or immediate dismissal.

Job Type
Grade Level
Elementary (K-6)
Job Subjects
Social Worker