The Carmel School seeks to hire a School Counselor to join its incredible team of compassionate, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable faculty and staff for the 2023-24 school year. The School Counselor will lead and promote students' social and emotional growth, character development, and overall well-being in grades 5-8.
Those that thrive in our Pre-K–12, college preparatory, Christian school environment are mission-aligned, creative, possess a demonstrable work ethic that focuses on student success, and are remarkably fun to work with! Most importantly, however, our students need another individual who deeply cares about them.
At The Carmel School, the School Counselor will be expected to:
collaborate with school administration (Head of Lower, Head of Secondary, and Director of Counseling) and staff to lead and promote the development of a positive student and school culture
develop and promote school programming around the social, emotional, health and well-being of our students
assist students with academic and emotional challenges, including crisis assessments
effectively communicate confidential information to various stakeholders
regularly lead individual and small group counseling groups, and classroom guidance lessons
lead small groups, workshops, and presentations to parents/teachers/students about relevant social/emotional topics
implement current best practices in school counseling and stay informed of local/regional counseling resources and professional networks
use data to jointly develop school counseling goals and responsibilities
Additional expectations and essential position functions can be made available upon request.
Please also note that a Bachelor's and Master’s degree in counseling is required and certification (in content area) is preferred. All employees must complete a criminal background check upon their official start date.
Interested and qualified candidates must submit a brief cover letter, resume, and an Application for Employment (found on our website) to email@example.com. Please note that copies of relevant licenses, certifications, and undergraduate/graduate transcripts will be required.
The Carmel School is an accredited independent, college preparatory, Christian school where students in grades Pre-K through 12th THRIVE.
Located between Fredericksburg and Richmond in Ruther Glen, Virginia, The Carmel School's mission is to prepare students for success in our ever-changing world by creating a community supportive of academic, physical, and spiritual growth to instill honor and integrity rooted in Christian values.
Through a coordinated effort with our incredible faculty and staff, our students experience a safe, challenging school community that requires active student participation and provides numerous opportunities for scholarship, service, leadership, and spiritual growth. As a learning community, we value the pursuit of personal honor and integrity, the active embrace of diversity, and the meaningful engagement of being responsible citizens to those around us.