The Cambridge School of Weston seeks a School Counselor and Grade 10 Class Coordinator with the ability to teach mindfulness within our PACE co-curricular program. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated interest in working with adolescents and their families, preferably in a school setting.
Specific Responsibilities for This Position Include:
Provide school-based counseling inclusive of social/emotional support for individual students as well as small groups.
Provide triage care for emerging and on-going emotional health issues and make referrals to outside clinicians for assessment and treatment planning.
Provide consultation and education regarding adolescent mental health, learning and development issues for students, faculty, and parents/guardians.
Provide leadership for all aspects of the peer mentor program including application/selection process, training, facilitating orientation, weekly community group meetings, and other on-going groups throughout the year.
Lead the Grade 10 mindfulness teaching team within our PACE co-curricular program.
Serve as the grade 10 class coordinator facilitating class meetings and activities.
In partnership with the Director of Health Education and School Counselor, serve as a health-based resource to affinity and alliance groups as needed.
Provide programmatic incident/crisis management consultation to Head of School/Crisis Response Team as requested/needed.
The Cambridge School of Weston does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates who will increase our diversity to apply.
To Apply for This Position:
Please send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Deadline for Application:
Position will remain open until filled.
Skills and Qualifications:
Master’s level, mental health clinician (license preferred)
Minimum of 1-3 years in a related field
Demonstrated interest in working with adolescents
Must have the ability to drive school vehicles and possess a valid Massachusetts driver’s license prior to start date
About The Cambridge School of Weston
A leader among America’s progressive independent schools, The Cambridge School of Weston (CSW) has been at the forefront of educational innovation since 1886. At this day and boarding high school located in Weston MA, creative, motivated students embrace challenging work and address complex questions — with curiosity and courage. Inspired by the diverse perspectives and high expectations of our justice-minded community, they find and develop what is extraordinary in themselves and in the world around them. CSW's mission is to provide a progressive education that emphasizes deep learning, meaningful relationships, and a dynamic program that inspires students to discover who they are and what their contribution is to their school, their community, and the world.
The Cambridge School of Weston does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law. We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage candidates who will in...crease our diversity to apply.
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