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School Social Worker

Entheos Academy is a Service Learning, Expeditionary Learning charter school with 2, K-8 campuses located on the west side of the Salt Lake Valley. Entheos's experiential and collaborative approach to education stand out among others due to our unique:

As an Entheos employee you can expect:

  • Competitive pay.
  • Great benefits, including excellent medical and dental insurance, 401K, and free mental health support for employees and family members.
  • Opportunities to participate in off-campus, fully funded professional development conferences and institutes.
  • Opportunities for additional compensation through teaching evening classes and summer school at Entheos with partner organizations.

We are seeking a full time School Social Worker who will work across both campuses, to join our Crew immediately! This individual will be responsible for providing targeted school-based mental health support, including clinical services and trauma-informed care. Duties will include:

* Providing lessons to classes of students on coping strategies for mental health issues.
* Working with the school multi-disciplinary teams to identify at-risk students.
* Establishing a process for teachers/administrators to refer students for clinical mental health interventions at school.
* Delivering school-based, evidenced-based clinical mental health interventions to at risk students.
* Understand and become fully committed to the Entheos Charter, Mission, and Values.
* Intentionally build a school culture that evidences high expectations for service, excellence, and leadership.
* Model a commitment to on-going professional development by participating fully in off-site conferences, institutes, summits, regional programming, and Expeditionary Learning trainings.
* Motivate, effectively manage, and inspire students.
* Model effective instructional practices.
* Align the use of time, talents, and material to the school's mission.


Must have:
A valid Social Worker/ Counselor license or certification.
A professional license through DOPL is preferred.

In addition, we value:

  • Innovation, initiative, and resourcefulness.
  • A commitment to high expectations for self, students and staff members.
  • A commitment to frequent communication with families and community.
  • A ready willingness to examine and alter less successful practices.
  • Ready and able to work creatively and collaboratively with faculty to plan and problem solve.
  • A desire to model and teach an attitude of service.
  • Spanish speaking is an asset but not a requirement.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to navigate different kinds of terrain on fieldwork such as steps, mountain paths, and uneven ground.
  • Ability to walk at least a mile while on fieldwork with students.
  • Ability to kneel, stand, sit, for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to endure climate conditions such as heat, cold, wind, rain, snow experienced at recess or on fieldwork.
  • Ability to move quickly/run in case of student emergencies.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $50,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • working with children in an educational setting: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Social Worker/ Counselor/ Therapist license (Required)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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Last Updated: 2/10/22