Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington, VA is seeking a full-time school counselor for the 2021 - 2022 school year. Applicants must have a Masters Degree in School Counseling or have a teaching license with an endorsement in school counseling. Counselors must be Catholic and be enthusiastic about joining a team dedicated to serving and supporting students in their development of the whole person. Responsibilities include helping students in the areas of academic achievement, emotional/social development, college readiness and career development. The candidate should have knowledge of using data in a comprehensive school counseling program, work well in a team, and have a desire for continued professional development. Experience in college counseling preferred. Candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and 3 professional references to Meghan Lonergan, Dean of Mission, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bishop O’Connell is a Catholic school in the Diocese of Arlington Virginia. For over sixty years, our school has offered students a mission-centered Catholic education, rooted in Christ with a focus on the development of the whole person. Qualified Candidates will work well as part of a faculty team that actively engages students in their faith formation, academic instruction, and social emotional development. We are a community of life-long learners, and faculty and staff are committed to ongoing professional development and collaboration with colleagues both within and across disciplines. There is an expectation that faculty and staff will participate in the school’s in-services, retreats, and other events promoting the education and formation of young adults.
Bishop O’Connell is a thriving, inclusive educational community that both encourages innovation and respects tradition. We are excited to share our story with you!
About Bishop O'Connell High School
Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School is a faith-filled community of learning, rooted in a 58-year tradition of service and excellence.
Founded by six local parishes in 1957, our school was built to serve the rapidly growing suburban Catholic population in the Washington, D.C. area. Today, our student body of over 1,100 reflects the diversity of this community.
The spiritual atmosphere at O'Connell is enriched by the presence of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, who have served the school population since its doors opened in 1957.
Bishop O'Connell is accredited by the Virginia Catholic Education Association and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.
In 1992-1993, Bishop O'Connell High School was named as a Blue Ribbon School by the Department of Education, and in 2014 was named a School of Excellence by the Cardinal Newman Society.