German International School Boston (GISB) seeks a School Counselor to support and educate elementary, middle, and high school students through a well-prepared counseling program. The School Counselor provides quality Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) to all of our students and is a member of GISB’s student support team with the Special Education Specialist and School Nurse.
YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop and implement an all-encompassing counseling plan.
Provide support services to individual students, small groups, and whole classrooms.
Develop and implement proactive programming for students and staff on social-emotional and mental health topics in grades pre kindergarten through 12th grade.
Lead weekly remote social-emotional class lessons in grades 1-4.
Provide professional development training to teachers in SEL and collaborate with faculty on social-emotional and behavioral student needs.
Build relationships with families that support students’ academic, emotional, and behavioral needs.
Provide referral to and serve as liaison between the school and outside agencies and clinicians as needed to support students.
Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related field.
Experience in a school setting is preferred.
Ability to work independently and lead others in managing relationships and conflict.
Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
German language fluency is preferred but not required.
Additional Salary Information: GISB BENEFITS
? Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick leave, and holidays;
? Excellent healthcare and dental benefits (50% premium covered by the school);
? Retirement account with immediate employer match;
? Flexible Spending Accounts: healthcare, childcare, transportation/parking;
? Tuition remission for dependent children; and
? Professional development opportunities and reimbursement.
About German International School Boston
German International School Boston is an independent, bilingual, coeducational day school serving students in preschool through grade 12. Learning at GISB is a multilingual, multicultural experience; graduates earn both a US high school diploma and a German international Abitur. In multi-grade classrooms, talented teachers address each learner’s unique needs. In addition to its international focus, GISB’s urban location, commitment to affordability, and engaged family community make it a special place to learn and grow. Our mission is to prepare students for success in a global world. GISB is an equal opportunity employer, providing generous benefits and a welcoming, international work environment to a dedicated faculty and staff.