Illinois Social Worker Jobs

Discover exciting career opportunities for social workers ranging from long-term local contracts to travel positions in schools across the golden state

TherapyTravelers places Social Worker jobs in either local or traveling placements in schools around the country.
Our social workers enjoy personalized support, top-of market compensation and benefits, and strong work/life balance.

Check out our open social worker jobs & open positions today

Why TherapyTravelers?

The Right Opportunity

TherapyTravelers contracts with school districts throughout the United States to place top speech language pathologists with the right opportunities.

The Right Time

Due to our strong relationships with schools, we’re able to provide our clinicians with information on open positions as soon as they become available.

Generous Benefits

Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K matching, paid holidays, PTO and sick days, and CEU membership and reimbursement.

Your Advocate

TherapyTravelers provides a dedicated relationship manager to advocate on behalf of our clinicians, allowing you to focus on the kids who need you.


“The reason I continue to work with TherapyTravelers is the pay for one is great, the benefits, the 401K match is awesome. Another reason is my relationship manager. She genuinely cares about what I do on a day to day basis.”

Riley, Speech Language Pathologist

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Illinois School Social Worker jobs

TherapyTravelers is a staffing agency connecting qualified social workers with schools in Chicago, Il. If you want to help assist schools and students in creating a healthy, enjoyable, learning environment, sign up today.

If you’re looking for Illinois school social worker jobs, then you have come to the right place!

What is a school social worker?

A school social worker is a key element of a child’s education. They serve as a link between school and home for many students, making sure there is a healthy balance between the two.

The social work role entails helping students reach their academic goals whilst creating a healthy, social and emotional environment.

It’s the responsibility of a school social worker to ensure that the students are mentally and emotionally present in school.

They promote respect and dignity among students to ensure equitable educational opportunities that are both achievable and enjoyable.

Among the requirements for a licensed social worker is dedication and desire to bring school-based, life-giving excellence to students.

About social worker jobs in Chicago, Il

At TherapyTravelers we recognize and value social work, which is why we aim to make the best matches. We are proud to connect schools all over Chicago, Il with the best licensed clinical social workers.

As a social worker, your service is instrumental in assisting a school in providing the ideal setting for education to take place.

It’s a specialized area of practice that brings unique knowledge and skills to the educational system, allowing schools to give their students extra support beyond their academic needs.

As a social worker, you will be assisting the school with several different aspects of a student’s life. From solving mental health concerns such as behavioral issues to academic support, you will provide a service that will help both students and schools to thrive.

What to expect

There are available school positions that fit all your requirements and needs full time, part-time, primary schools, high schools, etc.

We know that social school work is demanding but comes with a lot of perks, such as very competitive salaries. On top of that, when you sign up with TherapyTravelers, you’ll receive the following benefits:

  • Health insurance (medical, dental, and vision)
  • 401K
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid professional development opportunities
  • Travel incentives in some cases
  • Vacation days
  • Paid sick time

What to prepare for

The salary and benefits sound very attractive and that’s because social work is a highly specialized field that not only is highly compensated but requires a specific education as well.

These are not entry-level jobs, most school social work positions demand at least a year of professional, supervised experience which has been completed in the last 3 years.

You must have a valid school social worker license or credential in Illinois or the ability to obtain one.

But most of all, what’s important is that you have the desire to assist schools in creating the best learning environment for children.

Finding jobs with TherapyTravelers

Finding a social work job in Chicago, Il and its surroundings has never been easier thanks to TherapyTravelers. Submit an application in just a matter of minutes and join our growing network of school social workers.

Visit our website to set up a job alert and discover attractive job ads, employer bids, and offers on your own search terms.

Your dream job is just a few clicks away, head on over to our website and get started today!

We care so much for the people that work for our company, and believe very firmly that if we do our work with excellence by caring well for our behavioral and mental health clinicians, that they can do their job with excellence, and together – we change the world.

Questions? Call us. 1-888-223-8002

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