Springmont School is seeking an experienced, full-time School Counselor for the 2021-22 school year to work with teachers and families to support their students and children by bringing expertise and experience in children’s psychological development and mental health.
Springmont is a non-sectarian, accredited day school serving 240 students 18 months through 8th grade. Located on seven wooded acres in north metro Atlanta, Springmont is recognized as a premier independent, Montessori school. With a legacy of more than 57 years, we serve a unique and distinctive mission and proudly employ a dedicated and experienced faculty and staff.
Springmont believes that academics must be balanced with strong social/emotional learning and that diversity and inclusivity are essential parts of the student experience, toddler through middle school. The School Counselor would further strengthen our efforts by observing and working with students individually and in small groups and coaching entire classes. Needs may include friendship and social skill development, helping students make behavioral changes or to develop calming or anxiety-reducing techniques, and supporting executive function and social thinking. The School Counselor also provides support and resources for staff and families via workshops and critical conversation meetings with teachers and parents.
Interested candidates should email firstname.lastname@example.org, providing a cover letter in the body of the email and a resume as an attachment. Only candidates of interest will be contacted.
Candidates should be a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or possess a master’s degree in a related field (clinical designation preferred). Candidates should also be comfortable working with children PK-8th grade and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience with floortime/play therapy, OT/sensory integration, and Montessori curriculum/philosophy/pedagogy is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Springmont offers ongoing professional development, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, including health, vision, and dental insurance and retirement savings opportunities.
About Springmont School
Springmont, Atlanta's First Montessori School, is located on the north side of Atlanta, Georgia. Serving 240 students 18 months through 8th grade, Springmont is AMI recognized and has been providing an exceptional Montessori experience since 1963. Our mission is to provide a learning environment where diversity of thought and a global perspective empower students to be inquisitive, knowledgeable, independent, compassionate and effective. In addition to our beautiful, wooded, 7-acre main campus, students benefit from our 86-acre land school in the northwest Georgia mountains as well as distinctive Outdoor Science Education and Fine Arts programs.
Springmont School provides equal employment opportunity without regard to an applicant’s race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, religion, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. Springmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.