Episcopal High School is seeking a part-time School Counselor for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Counselor will work collaboratively as part of the counseling team to support the social, emotional, and psychological needs of 9th-12th graders living in a boarding school setting. They will conduct assessments, develop treatment plans and provide short-term psychotherapy. The Counselor will also provide crisis intervention, act as case manager for students working with outside mental health providers, and collaborate with families and colleagues on behalf of students. This role could also include facilitating psychoeducation groups and conducting prevention programming.
The ideal candidate will hold a master’s degree or higher in a counseling or related field and will have strong clinical skills with adolescents. Experience working in education or with school-based populations is preferred but not required. This position requires someone with energy and a sense of humor, clear and effective communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment.
The part-time staff member will work in concert with the Director of Counseling and Assistant Director of Counseling. The position is a 10-month, 30-hour per week position which begins on August 15 and is eligible for benefits which include excellent vacation with school calendar and a full benefits package including, but not limited, to medical, dental, vision, FSA/HSA, retirement, etc.
A cover letter, résumé, and contact information for references should be sent via email to:
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About Episcopal High School
Episcopal High School is an independent, coeducational, 100% residential preparatory school located just 10 minutes from Washington, D.C., on 130 acres in Alexandria, Virginia.