Social worker/Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP)

Columbus Public School District is hiring a social worker/licensed mental health practitioner for the 2021-2022 school year.  The social worker/mental health practitioner will accept referrals and discuss problem situations with administrators, counselors and teachers concerning students who are not able to function in school because of behavioral, emotional, or home difficulties. Help staff provide the extra time, attention and care needed to counsel and help students and their families to become involved in the education process and to have access to basic care normally expected of families. Establish continuous communication with the various agencies within the community which provide services for students. Evaluate the need to refer individuals to other agencies for assistance. Make home visits, as needed, to the parents of referred students in order to discuss experiences and seek solutions.

Columbus Public Schools offers outstanding opportunities for professional growth, community involvement, and innovation.  Our teachers benefit from a strong mentoring program focused on growth and support, highly effective teacher coaching, a collaborative PLC culture, and instructional technology in each classroom.  The “Discoverer Way” gives each teacher the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our students, respects, and promotes innovative teaching strategies. All education used for placement. Columbus Public Schools also offers a signing bonus.  Learn more about Columbus Public Schools at!
Our diverse community offers plenty of opportunities outside of the classroom with three golf courses, Lake North, local boutiques, a YMCA, service organizations, beautiful parks, the Pawnee Plunge water park, and scenic opportunities along the Platte and Elkhorn Rivers.  Plenty of local restaurants offer a great variety of options.  Learn more about our community at!
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Zone 4



Additional Information

Salary is determined by years of experience and education. 

Base salary starting at $64,128.

Starting August 2, 2021.

Contact Information

Columbus Public Schools
PO Box 947
Columbus, NE 68602

Marie Washburn
(p) (402) 563-7000 13392

How to Apply

Please apply at the district website: