School Social Worker

Board of Cooperative Education / Questar III   Castleton , NY   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on January 30, 2024

Starting Immediately – Questar III BOCES announces a full-time probationary School Social Work position to serve Questar III special education programs. Questar III’s social work service provides individual and group counseling for students with school adjustment challenges. This service includes crisis intervention, transition plans, consultation, case management and coordination and facilitation of home-school communication. Proper NYS School Social Work certification required. Preferred candidates will have their NYS clinical license and have experience working with special education students.

Estimated pay range: $50,212 – $71,142 (commensurate with experience)

Social workers – Professional licensed differential available (on top of salary).

Interested applicants should apply by emailing resume with cover letter to employment Be sure to include School Social Worker in the subject line of your email.

Questar III BOCES delivers more than 275 educational and administrative services to 22 school districts in Rensselaer, Columbia, and Greene counties. Questar III also provides statewide services to more than 670 school districts and BOCES in New York.


What is a BOCES?

There are 37 BOCES, or Board of Cooperative Educational Services, in New York State. The State Legislature created BOCES in 1948 to provide shared educational programs and services. Together they serve all but nine of the state’s 721 school districts. Learn about BOCES statewide

Founded separately in the 1950s and 1960s, the BOCES merged to become Rensselaer-Columbia-Greene BOCES in 1977. It later adopted the name Questar III in 1994, emphasizing its cooperative leadership in excellence and innovation.