Episcopal High School is seeking a part-time School Counselor for the upcoming 2023-2024 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 report to the Director of Counseling and will work 25 hours per week between the hours of 2 pm - 7 pm. This is a 10-month position beginning in August 2023.
COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Statement: The School believes that adolescents benefit most from in-person classes and activities as well as from relationships with faculty and staff who engage with them in all areas of boarding school life. The School encourages its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and reserves the right to require its employees to receive the COVID-19 primary series and booster vaccinations, subject to the limitations of federal and state law, employee eligibility, and the availability of the vaccine.
Interested individuals who meet the requirements above may submit a cover letter, resume and references via email to:
Jordan Christensen Director of Human Resources email@example.com
Episcopal High School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, disability, or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
Founded as the first high school in the state of Virginia in 1839, Episcopal High School is an independent, co-ed, college preparatory boarding school that values academic excellence, honor, service, and transformational adult-student relationships. The School is a 100% boarding community with 450 students from 26 states and 19 countries. The School seeks to attract a talented and diverse student body, faculty, staff, and administration to enrich the learning experience and offers robust programming in academics, athletics, service learning, arts, and activities while emphasizing a strong spiritual ethos through its chapel program. With its campus just seven miles from the White House, Episcopal has developed its new McCain-Ravenel Center for Intellectual and Moral Courage to create innovative uses of the educational resources of Washington to foster the skills and personal qualities identified in its Portrait of a Graduate developed with its Strategic Plan in 2018.