Full-Time School Counselor - Bishop O’Connell High School is seeking a full-time school counselor for the 20190-2020 school year. Applicants must have a masters degree in school counseling or related field, and be a practicing Catholic, dedicated to serving and supporting students in their development of the whole person. Responsibilities include helping students in the areas of academic achievement, emotional/social development, college readiness and career development. The candidate should have knowledge of using data in a comprehensive school counseling program, work well in a team, and have a desire for continued professional development. Experience in college counseling preferred.
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates should work well as part of a faculty team that actively engages students in their faith formation, academic instruction, and the development of the whole person. Once hired, the school expects faculty members to stay current with professional development activities, as well as to participate in the school’s in-services, retreats, and other events promoting the education and formation of young adults.
TO APPLY - Unless otherwise indicated above, candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, at least three (3) professional references and sample lesson plan (for teaching positions) to Mrs. Meghan Lonergan, Dean of Mission, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Bishop O'Connell High School
Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School is a faith-filled community of learning, rooted in a 58-year tradition of service and excellence.
Founded by six local parishes in 1957, our school was built to serve the rapidly growing suburban Catholic population in the Washington, D.C. area. Today, our student body of over 1,100 reflects the diversity of this community.
The spiritual atmosphere at O'Connell is enriched by the presence of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, who have served the school population since its doors opened in 1957.
Bishop O'Connell is accredited by the Virginia Catholic Education Association and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.
In 1992-1993, Bishop O'Connell High School was named as a Blue Ribbon School by the Department of Education, and in 2014 was named a School of Excellence by the Cardinal Newman Society.