School Social Worker

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools
Savannah, GA, US
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PRIMARY FUNCTION: To act as a liaison for school, family, and community in dealing with student problems that interfere with educational development.

REPORTS TO: Principal

  1. Education Level: Master's Degree in social work from an accredited college or university
  2. Experience, Skill and Certification: Valid Georgia Teaching Certificate in the assigned teaching field (School Social Worker)
  1. Provides necessary social services to referred students including home visits, conferences, referrals to other school resources and/or community agencies, or other services as appropriate.
  2. Provides regular feedback to the referral source on the development of cases referred and develops with the referral source a problem resolution plan.
  3. Organizes, participates in, and contributes to special projects aimed at improving school attendance.
  4. Furnishes local and state reports as required.
  5. Carries out school social work duties in accordance with the policies and procedures of the local school system, and the laws of the State of Georgia related to compulsory school attendance.
  6. Participates regularly in staff development and in service activities for professional growth and/or certification upgrade.
  7. Coordinates matters relating to child abuse with schools and serves as a resource person to the schools in this area.
  8. Works cooperatively with other agencies in the community in resolving individual and family problems which interfere with the school attendance of students.
  9. Performs other duties as necessary for the effectiveness of the organization.


  The Savannah-Chatham County Public School system is one of the largest systems in the state of Georgia, with over 37,500 students in 55 facilities.  We are one of  the largest employers in Chatham County.  Our mission is to attract, retain and support a high performing workforce committed to fostering educational excellence. 


  We want to ensure that all positions in Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools are filled with highly qualified employees.  Human Resources supports new teachers throughout the school year with a hands-on THRIVE teacher induction program.  Our employees are offered a variety of benefit packages that are exemplary as well as very competitive salaries.  Human Resources wants to assure all our employees work in a safe and appropriate work environment and have a rewarding and satisfying career with SCCPSS. 


We hope our website,,  is a valuable resource to you if you are a potential applicant or a visitor wanting to learn more about our wonderful school system.  We invite you to explore our schools and know that you will soon discover that Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools is “Where You Want To Be!”

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