Early Childhood Center and Elementary School Social Worker (F/T)

Ohr Chadash Academy

Ohr Chadash Academy (OCA) is a Torah-driven Orthodox Jewish day school for boys and girls in early childhood through 8th grade, where the divine spark and unique worth of each individual is celebrated. OCA, with approximately 325 students and over 65 faculty members in preschool through 8th grade, is known for its strong sense of community and joyful approach to learning. There is a tangible sense of warmth and care among our students, faculty, and staff. OCA is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals, as well as administer any and all personnel actions, without regard to race, color, religion (except where there is a bona fide requirement for the position), creed, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a disabled or other eligible veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category covered by applicable law. OCA now offers a range of employment benefits for qualified employees.

About the Position


Master’s degree in social work (LMSW or LCSW)
Minimum 2-5 years’ clinical and/or school-based experience
Passionate about helping nurture children’s social-emotional skills
Knowledgeable about the wide range of social-emotional and mental health challenges of early childhood, including interventions and supports
Creative, flexible, calm, caring, strong self-regulatory skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Highly organized


Teacher support for individual student and challenging classroom behavior
Service referral for social emotional, mental health, or financial support for students, family members, and staff
Provides guidance and support to parents of students who are experiencing social-emotional or behavioral difficulties
Short term individual and small group school counseling for social emotional or behaviors impacting classroom learning
Creation and facilitation of Student Social Emotional/Behavior support plans
Peer conflict mediation
De-escalation support for behavioral or emotional challenges
Admissions observations and consultation
Teaching Safety Kid and SEL lessons
Teaching and coordination of parent education

Location: Baltimore, MD

For More Information, please contact Dr. Deborah Rapoport at 4109992200 or employment@ocabaltimore.org