School Counselor


Posting Date

08/29/2017

Closing Date

Application materials will be received thru 4:00 p.m., September 12, 2017 or until position is filled

Purpose

Shattuck-St. Mary’s School, an Independent College Preparatory Boarding/Day School (grades 6-Postgraduate) in Faribault, Minnesota, is seeking a School Counselor. Reporting directly to the Director of Health Services, the school counselor will be part of a two member counseling team. This is a 10-month position.

Category

Instructional

Responsibilities

  • Assumes responsibility for coordinating, planning and implementing personal/social counseling for students assigned by the Director of Counseling
  • Maintains confidential student records related to counseling cases
  • Consults with parents, school faculty and school administration to identify and refer students that may benefit from counseling services
  • Participates in school meetings designated to address student concerns
  • Consults and communicates with appropriate school personnel and outside mental health providers regarding students that may be experiencing social or emotional difficulties
  • Provides referrals to students and families regarding mental health and other counseling services available outside of school when a need is indicated or requested
  • On-call counseling responsibilities on evenings and weekends
  • Provides alcohol, drug and tobacco screening and education to students
  • Develops and implements faculty professional development related to mental health and/or other topics
  • Assesses student mental health functioning in emergency situations
  • Provides sports/performance counseling to individuals and groups

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or School Counseling
  • Specialized training or experience in Performance/Sports Psychology preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ of relevant experience
  • Familiarity with independent, boarding school preferred
  • Appropriate background checks are required 

To Apply

Email resume and cover letter to:  Linda Laughlin, Human Resources Director, [email protected].  Application materials will be received thru 4:00 p.m., September 12, 2017 or until position is filled.


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