To serve as a Social Worker at Digital Pioneers Academy (DPA), a 6th-12th grade college preparatory school that will consistently rank as a Tier 1 Washington, DC public charter school. Our mission is to develop the next generation of innovators. We are committed to ensuring 100% of DPA scholars graduate from college and secure a high paying, high demand job.
A successful Digital Pioneers Academy Social Worker will ensure that all DPA scholars meet the highest academic and behavior standards. We are committed to creating a community where every scholar and adult feels known, loved and respected. Team member investment in building culture and character will prepare scholars to lead productive lives meeting the demands of the post-secondary arena and job market.
Digital Pioneers Academy is seeking a dedicated social worker to provide comprehensive social work services to parents, scholars and school staff, addressing barriers that limit a scholar from receiving full benefit from their educational experience. DPA social workers will enable scholars to achieve to their fullest potential academically by assisting scholars to develop coping skills, increase self-esteem, improve interactive skills, and facilitate environmental changes that will enable successful functioning within the learning setting. Social workers will also provide crisis intervention and individual or group intervention services to support mental health issues for scholars, school personnel and community/family.
We are looking for experienced individuals with an exceptional track record in a school setting.