Kent Place School is seeking a high school counselor for the 2019-20 academic year. Primary responsibilities will include providing supportive counseling, assessment and crisis intervention to students in grades 9-12, making referrals, and providing consultation with parents, faculty and outside mental health providers. Essential elements of this role will be to address the socio-emotional needs and education of students via assemblies, small groups and classes, panel events, advisory, and peer education activities, and to create faculty training and professional development related to adolescent mental health and wellness. Candidates should be collaborative, expecting to work with all constituencies, including deans, learning specialist, nurse and faculty to address psychosocial, behavioral and co-morbid medical and learning issues. Requirements: Candidates should have experience working with adolescent girls and families and navigating systems, a strong clinical foundation, assessment and advocacy skills, and crisis intervention background. Masters or Doctorate in Social Work, Active NJLCSW or LSW, and/or State of NJ Certificate as School Social Worker are required. Please send a cover letter and resume to: email@example.com with “US Counselor” in the subject line. Kent Place School is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who support the development of a school community that is culturally competent, a working environment that is affirming and inclusive, where each member feels safe and valued, as described in our Diversity statement.
About Kent Place School
Kent Place School is an all-girls independent non-sectarian K-12 day school, with a coeducational preschool, in Summit, New Jersey.