Providing school social work services throughout the Lower Kuskokwim School District to students and families in a rural Alaskan "bush" setting. Requires extensive air travel to small Alaskan Native villages, a desire to work in a cross-cultural setting, and the ability to work independently in the field as well as be part of a strong School Social Work department. This is not your average job! This is a unique opportunity for work, growth and adventure! School year contract under a negotiated agreement for certified employees.
MSW degree from accredited program; LMSW or LCSW Alaska license and Type C Special Services Certification from State of Alaska Department of Education & Early Development,or the ability to attain these.
Additional Salary Information: Health plan, holidays, paid sick days and housing allowance per negotiated agreement.
The Lower Kuskokwim School District is the largest rural school district in Alaska, in number of sites, teachers,and students. The district is headquartered in Bethel, Alaska and includes 22 Yup'ik villages each with a K-12 school, as well as 5 schools in Bethel. The villages are spread over an area about the size of West Virginia. We are off the road system, which means all of our sites can only ...be reached by air or by boat or ice road depending on the season. Approximate total of K-12 students is 4,000.