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MS/US School Counselor (SY 2020-21)

The School Counselor serves as a student advocate who works cooperatively with other individuals and organizations to promote the development of youth and families in our community.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides Individual and small group counseling
  • Consults with parents, teachers, administrators, medical professionals, and community health personnel
  • Provides identification of and referral to qualified therapists, treatment centers and/or community agencies
  • Serves as a liaison between the school and outside agencies or mental health personnel
  • Acts as a resource for understanding adolescent development
  • Provides guidance and education to Faculty and Staff on handling disruptive or dysfunctional behaviors
  • Addresses mental health issues, such as eating disorders, attempted suicide, depression and physical and sexual abuse
  • Manages substance use and abuse issues
  • Responds to crises, including separation and loss
  • Oversees any other matters pertaining to community health
  • Attends all appropriate school meetings and events


  • Previous school counseling experience
  • Must be a Licensed School Counselor or hold an advanced degree in Psychology
  • Must be able to develop high levels of trust and comfort with all types of students
  • Knowledgeable about the developmental stages of teenagers
  • Previous experience working with peer counseling programs
  • Strong experience managing issues of chemical health, depression, disordered eating, sexuality, etc.
  • Familiar with strategies for dealing with learning differences, ADD and ADHD

Please send your cover letter and resume to with "Job Posting 51001” in the subject line. To be considered, materials submitted should be titled: “Last Name First Name - Document Title.” 

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