School Network Staff School Social Worker
The School Social Worker at 5280 High School will collaborate with the general education teachers, administrators, and other special service providers to support students in a project-based learning curriculum. They will align services to students’ Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), 504s, and/or treatment plans. They will play a crucial role in communicating needs, services, and accommodations to staff and parents/guardians of students on their caseload. The School Social Worker will be responsible for supporting all students with emotional needs and advocating for their mental, emotional, and physical well-being. They will also be responsible for conducting and interpreting social-emotional evaluations, as well as writing the mental health portions of IEPs and 504s and attending evaluation and annual meetings. The school social worker will meet with students regularly to provide ongoing mental health support, servicing students with IEPs, 504’s and general education students.
This is a full-time position to start immediately.
Compensation and Benefits:
- Salary commensurate with experience: $55,000-$80,000 / year
- Participation in the Colorado PERA retirement program
- 100% funding of individual medical benefits
- Vision, dental, and life insurance plans available for purchase
- Approximately eight weeks of summer vacation and four weeks of school holidays and vacation
About 5280 High School: 5280 is Colorado’s only recovery high school–serving youth in recovery from addiction. 5280 is a public charter school authorized by Denver Public Schools that provides a high-quality learning environment within a substance-free community. It is a small school of roughly 100 students with an extremely strong and collaborative community of staff and students. We are casting a wide net for candidates and would love to hear from you if you believe you are a great candidate!
5280 High School is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of 5280 to afford equal employment and advancement opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, or any other classification that is protected under applicable local, state or federal law.