Social Work Director

Partnership With Children

About the organization

Partnership with Children works in New York City public schools most impacted by the effects of poverty and trauma, to provide critical social and emotional supports for the hardest-to-reach youth and to systematically build schools that are safe, successful and conducive to learning. Social Work Directors engage in direct practice while also supervising staff. Social Work Directors are the lead supervisors for Partnership staff in the school building. Each Social Work Director has the support of a supervisor on a regular basis.



Direct practice:

Provide individual counseling and case management

Facilitate large and small group counseling (individually or with co-facilitator)

Attend all school-based meetings (e.g. with administration, guidance counselor, teachers)

Collaborate with school administration and staff on needs of students, families and school community

Integrate into and engage with school culture through development of positive relationships with school community

Conduct parent workshops and teacher staff development sessions

Conduct home visits

Support students and families in crisis

Staff supervision:

Conduct weekly structured supervision of social worker and/or interns and weekly staff meetings

Ensure all case notes, bio psycho-socials and goal plans are completed and of high quality

Develop direct reports to improve their practice

Model development and maintenance of key collaborative relationships

Ensure data collection is timely and accurate



Commitment to demonstrating PWC’s organizational values of Collaboration, Continuous Learning, Going to Solution, Equity & Inclusion, and Passion

New York State LCSW, or LCSW eligible within 6 months of hire, required

SIFI certification strongly preferred with at least one year’s experience supervising social work interns

At least one year’s experience in school setting, strong experience working with students and families

Work with fidelity to model while also being able being able to implement model according to specific school needs

Interest in and comfort with working with data to inform practice

Act as lead Partnership with Children representative at the school and have ability and interest in being the face of Partnership with Children within the school building

Work in fast-paced environment, flexible and can-do attitude

Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus

Must be able to pass criminal background check and clearance by NYC Department of Education


Salary is commensurate with experience. All full-time employees receive an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, a 401k retirement plan, life insurance, and twenty days paid vacation per year.

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