Social Worker/Counselor

Posted: 06/19/2022

FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #1
Lander, Wyoming
An Equal Opportunity Employer
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
June 17, 2022
POSITION: Social Worker/Counselor
LOCATION: Lander Valley High School
SALARY: $49,775 minimum (based on 2022-23 salary schedule); full benefits
CONTRACT: Full-time, 185-day contract
START DATE: August 2022
POSITION CLOSES: Open Until Filled

 QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must hold a certificate issued by the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board with an endorsement as a school social worker or counselor, or candidates may hold professional licensure as a social worker or counselor issued by the Wyoming Board of Mental Health Professionals. Desired characteristics include past successful counseling or social work experience with high school students; ability to work well with at-risk students; ability to provide IEP-required counseling; ability to work well with students in crisis; willingness and ability to collaborate with other school staff, staff from other agencies, and parents to solve problems and implement solutions in response to student issues; background in Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBIS) or willingness to be trained in the program; experience working with students with disabilities, behavior problems, social problems, and high-risk issues; knowledge of conflict resolution/social skills strategies; good human relations skills; good organizational skills; good communication skills (writing and verbally); and willingness to participate on school and District committees and in required in-service activities.

JOB DESCRIPTION: This position will work with the other counselors and social workers, principal, and other staff to implement and manage programs designed for the academic, career, and personal/social development of high school students. The successful candidate will provide individual and group counseling to students; providing counseling services to students per their IEP requirements; and interact with staff and parents in trying to meet students’ needs.

TO APPLY: Visit our website at www.landerschools.org, click on the ‘Departments’ tab, go to ‘Human Resources’ and then go to ‘Applications’. Follow the instructions for completing the online application.
Phone: 307-332-4711
E-mail: cswenson@landerschools.org

Fremont County School District #1 does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its educational programs or activities. FCSD#1 operates in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment Act of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Inquiries concerning Title VI, Title IX, ADA, and Section 504 may be referred to the Curriculum Director (who is also the Coordinator for the Of ice for Civil Rights), Fremont County School District 1, 863 Sweetwater, Lander, WY 82520 or telephone (307)-332-4711; the Wyoming Department of Education, Of ice for Civil Rights Coordinator, 122 W. 25 th Street, Suite E200, Cheyenne, WY 82002-2060, or telephone (307)-777-7222; or Of ice for Civil Rights, Denver Of ice: U.S. Department of Education; Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Building,1244 Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204-3482; Telephone: 303-844-5695;TDD: 800-877-8339; email: OCR.Denver@ed.gov. This information will be provided in an alternative format upon request.