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School Counselor

Company: The Sycamore School
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary The Sycamore School is seeking a full-time Lead School Counselor for the 2022-2023 school year. Responsibilities include providing social-emotional skill building support to middle and high school students and guidance to staff, co-leading health classes, and coordinating mental health support with outside clinicians and therapists. Additional responsibilities could include being the point person for our College and Career Counseling program. This involves meeting regularly with high school students to help them brainstorm about their interests and plans beyond high school. Responsibilities include helping high school students complete volunteer community service hours, seek out externships, schedule informational interviews, build their resumes, complete their academic capstone project, complete college applications, as well as explore colleges and other post-high school experiences. The position could grow and evolve to include administrative responsibilities such as being part of the admin team who make programmatic decisions, helping with admissions, and advising students regarding college and career options. We are looking for applicants who enjoy and are comfortable with: Working with students and staff in a school setting Building social emotional curricula Facilitating conflict resolution student meetings Leading Family Life education Listening and responding to feedback Advising teachers on how to best support students' social emotional needs College & Career Counseling Working as a team with teaching staff Wearing many hats Qualifications and Skills Skills Needed: Experience teaching Mindfulness Expertise in classroom management Ability to mentor as a positive role model Tech savvy including proficiency using Google Classroom Excellent written and verbal communication skills Detail oriented and organized Ability to handle tasks promptly and efficiently Friendly, reliable, accountable, and trustworthy Independent worker and team player Flexible and calm under pressure Quick learner with a willingness to learn more and do more Ethical, honest and has high integrity Respects confidentiality Knowledge of traits of twice exceptional learners Understands learning differences and emotional disabilities (e.g., anxiety, ADHD) Accepting and respectful of differences Education and other qualifications: Master's Degree from an accredited educational institution. License in Clinical Social Work, School Counseling, or equivalent license Experience with students who have anxiety, social skills struggles, learning differences, and ADHD Prefer 3 years prior experience as a school counselor Job Type: Full-time Required language: English Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 5 - 10 years Salary: $50,000 - $65,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: The Sycamore School, Arlington , School Counselor, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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