Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1929, our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor, and fair play.
Landon is a diverse community committed to creating an environment where boys are encouraged to strive, reach, and endeavor towards becoming their best selves. This is done through our teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and a robust co-curricular program.
Landon seeks a Lower/Middle School Counselor for grades 3-8. The primary responsibility of the counselor is to manage mental health and wellness issues for students, families, and faculty. The Counselor is also responsible for teaching Ethics lessons in the Lower School, assisting with the Health/Wellness course in the Middle School, and participating in the athletics program as a coach. The ideal candidate will also be interested in continuing to develop a series of parent-school partnership workshops. The counselor reports to the Heads of the Middle and Lower School.
The strongest candidates will have successfully counseled a range of needs among young men in a non-therapeutic environment and demonstrated a commitment to developing authentic relationships with students, families, and faculty. Also, s/he will be enthusiastic about working in an all-boys environment, support the school’s mission, and actively engage in the Landon community.
Applicants must have a master’s degree in the fields of social work and/or clinical psychology in addition to appropriate professional licensing credentials. Experience working in schools is preferred. This 10 month, full-time position begins August 15, 2020. Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including: health, dental and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for three professional references, to email@example.com. No phone inquiries please.
About Landon School
Landon School is an independent day school for boys (grades 3-12) located in Bethesda, MD. The school's Code of Character promotes the values of respect, honor, and civility throughout campus life. Landon faculty and staff build meaningful relationships with students and colleagues through the school's Teacher-Coach-Mentor philosophy, where faculty and staff teach, coach, and advise students in a variety of settings.