Social Worker

Start Date
TBD upon hiring
Position Type
Positions Available

Map Academy’s faculty and staff are open-minded, forward-thinking, collaborative lifelong learners who thrive in a fast-paced, iterative atmosphere. We trust that you know your content; how you build relationships and engage students is most important.

Do you have:

  • The ability to inspire, motivate, and build relationships with a wide variety of students, families, community members, and peers?
  • Persistence, zeal, humor, and an entrepreneurial spirit that will make you an important part of a new mission-driven school?
  • The belief that every student can succeed, along with the drive and patience to provide relentless support to help students overcome barriers and forge pathways to success?
  • The confidence to be a role model and the humility to understand the weight of that responsibility?
  • The creative energy and drive to wear multiple hats as part of a small staff?

Do you:

  • Take initiative, go above and beyond expectations to achieve exceptional outcomes and results?
  • Exhibit calmness under pressure, and resilience in overcoming setbacks?
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, iterative atmosphere in which failures are opportunities to learn and grow?
  • Possess a strong knowledge of curriculum and instruction?
  • Exhibit a strong work ethic, flexibility and enthusiasm?

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; school-based experience strongly preferred.
  • Proven track record as a creative problem-solver who works collaboratively and builds relationships with students, families and colleagues.
  • Master’s degree strongly preferred and appropriate MA license as LICSW, LMHC or School Adjustment Counselor required.
  • Experience working with wide range of agencies/providers to connect students and families to appropriate resources.
  • Sense of humor and relentless optimism to bring joy to challenging work.
  • Passion and experience cultivating success in students who have disengaged from or dropped out of other educational environments.
  • An innovative spirit, growth mindset and the confidence to embrace the challenge of creating a totally new high school.
  • An open mind that embraces learning and collaboration and willingness to absorb feedback in order to continually improve.

Competitive benefits package. Salary negotiable based on experience & qualifications. Position is part of Massachusetts Teacher Retirement System (MTRS).

Sign up for an open house

Students have a unique experience at Map Academy, and we invite you to check out a sampling of it at one of our Open Houses. Here, you will see the facility, get a sense of how the space allows for the student-centered, flexible model at Map, and have your questions answered by one of our staff.

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