Full benefits including health, dental, vision, meals when working, fitness center, etc.
Internal Number: 1017
Reporting to the Director of Wellbeing and Counseling, the Counselor of Wellbeing will support and implement services within the Counseling office & wellness programming in the larger community. Working collaboratively with the Director of Wellbeing and Counseling, the Counselor will provide mental health counseling services, as well as outreach programming focused on holistic student and community well-being. These services and programming will focus on enhancing the student experience and supporting student success. The Counselor will be part of the Student Life team and the School Resource Team.
Provide crisis intervention, ongoing monitoring, and assessment of students.
Provide individual counseling, group counseling, and crisis counseling to students.
Provide psychosocial evaluations on students, as needed.
Conduct ongoing evaluations of students in services to assess whether individual needs are met.
Engage in community outreach, and promote a culture of well-being
Partner with the Director of Well-being and Counseling providing training workshops, and presentations that promote wellness.
Conduct alcohol and substance abuse evaluations, as needed.
Support and participate in the social and emotional learning program
Serve as a supportive adult to students going through the disciplinary process
Attend and participate in team meetings
Collaborate with the Health Services Department regarding treatment plans for students that span into medical needs.
Collaborate with the Admissions Department about prospective students, as needed.
Collaborate with faculty around the individual needs of students.
Share on-call responsibilities with the Director and must be available to attend to emergencies/crises, should they arise.
Masters degree in counseling, psychology, school psychology, or social work, with the ability to become licensed.
Demonstrated experience in school counseling services.
Leadership skills, including interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills.
Ability to connect joyfully, appropriately, and respectfully with students, faculty, colleagues, and parents, as needed.
A commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice.
Strong coordination, evaluation, and assessment skills to promote best practices.
Deep and broad knowledge of counseling, health, and wellness education across the developmental stages.
Strong interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, and energy.
Commitment to lifetime learning, and professional and personal integrity.
Will need to be licensed, or become licensed in New Hampshire.
The Counselor must perform in a responsible manner consistent with the school's mission and policies of Brewster Academy. This is an exempt, full-time position that follows the academic faculty schedule
Brewster Academy, founded in 1820, is a coeducational boarding/day school for grades 9-12 and PG. It sets the standard for secondary education with a team-based, student-centered approach to teaching and an emphasis on its mission to prepare diverse thinkers for lives of purpose. Brewster has received national accolades for its Interim Studies and Social and Emotional Learning programs and has a robust immersive global travel program. Teaching candidates must be interested in working in an exciting, collaborative environment that implements research-based teaching practices using a defined curriculum model differentiated to meet a range of student abilities. Set on a stunning 80-acre lakeside campus on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee in idyllic Wolfeboro, N.H., Brewster is two hours north of Boston. Opportunities for boating, skiing, hiking, biking, climbing, fishing, and other outdoor enjoyments are all literally minutes away. Brewster enrolls about 360 students and 60 faculty from around the world. Visit brewsteracademy.org to learn more about us. EOE