Trinity seeks a full-time School Counselor to begin the 2019-2020 school year. We strive to find a positive, mission focused person who will serve students in grades 8 through 12. A master’s degree in school counseling or the equivalent experience is required.
Successful candidates will have a strong personal commitment to Trinity’s mission and philosophy which seek to challenge our students to discover their paths, develop their talents and strengthen their character within a dynamic academic community.
Essential duties and responsibilities of this position are:
Working individually and collectively with students and their families providing support, guidance, advice and strategies to respond to academic, social/emotional and college counseling needs
Sustaining comprehensive grade level and classroom programs addressing student concerns and well being
Working in partnership with the Counseling, Student Support and Services Team
Interested candidates should have the following qualities:
Experience working with high school age students with a diversity of concerns
Enthusiasm and energy to be involved in all areas of school life
Active engagement in regional and national professional organizations
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Collaborative, team based approach with colleagues and other constituencies
Attention to detail, strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
Interested candidates should submit electronic copies of resume and cover letter to Lee Sprague, Associate Head of School, at email@example.com. Additionally, send (email or mail) copies of transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework.
About Trinity Episcopal School
Trinity Episcopal School is defined by its distinctive culture of community, acceptance, warmth and welcome. The faculty and staff at Trinity believe in the power of the potential that lies within each student. “Discover Your Path” defines Trinity’s approach to learning and serves as a guide for daily practice. Trinity’s strength is affirmed each day when the community gathers for Morning Meeting, to make announcements, celebrate successes, and cement the connections that are integral to the school’s distinctive culture.
This coeducational school of 500 students in grades 8-12, founded in 1972, occupies a unique niche in the greater Richmond area, where it draws students from more than 60 feeder schools. The collective clarity of purpose and strong, shared identity found at Trinity have enabled it to grow and flourish, with steady yearly increases in enrollment, programs, facilities and prominence in the area.
The college-preparatory academic program features innovative electives, a rigorous curriculum and opportunities for creative expression. Trinity also fields more than 40 teams for athletic participation. Trinity is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independ...ent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.
Trinity, an International Baccalaureate World School, challenges its students to discover their paths, develop their talents and strengthen their character within a dynamic academic community. The culture encourages academic excellence, athletic achievement, and artistic expression within a community that values all success, celebrates each individual, and encourages engaged learning. Students practice honor and service in a climate of trust and respect, for the betterment of each individual and of the entire school.
The 40-acre campus, located just south of the James River in suburban Richmond, Virginia, includes 32 classrooms, student commons, library and technology center. Students are supported through a 1:1 Apple laptop program, classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards and Wi-Fi connectivity is available campus-wide. The Powell Library features comfortable collaborative learning spaces and offers all students access to the EBSCO Discovery Service, a cutting edge online research tool on par with many colleges and universities.
The 50,000-square-foot Estes Athletic Center features two gyms, a strength and fitness center, multiple locker rooms and team meeting rooms, school store, concession stand and alumni rooms for meetings and social events. Aycock Stadium features a new synthetic track and scoreboard.
The Perkinson Arts Center includes a band room, digital music lab, recording studio and a spectacular collaborative space for ceramic artists, painters and sculptors. A newly renovated theatre comfortably seats all 500 students for musical and dramatic performances. It is the heart of our community, where all students gather each day for Morning Meeting.
The annual operating budget is $8.5 million. Trinity is committed to an inclusive community that reflects the socioeconomic diversity of the greater Richmond area. More than 50% of parents support annual giving, which generates $300,000 for the operating budget each year. Since 2007, nearly $10 million has been raised for capital improvements.