Make a difference every day! Lawrence School seeks a dedicated and compassionate school counselor to serve students in grades 7-12.
This position provides the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of middle and high school students and support their social, emotional, and academic growth.
Observes students in classrooms and provides feedback to teacher and student about methods that may assist the student in improving their classroom performance
Responsible for administering transition activities to support IEP development and the College and Career Planning Center
Researches and implements evidence-based prevention programming for the student body based on the needs of the school community as determined by the school’s administration
Attends weekly Student Support Team meetings and updates students' confidential Sharepoint to ensure accuracy
Maintains confidentiality of information learned about students and shares appropriate information with school staff as needed
Communicates with staff, parents, and community support providers about the needs of students clearly and consistently
Provides time-limited counseling support to students, while collaborating with parents to secure longer term community-based services
Attends important school events, including staff meetings, parent-teacher conferences, orientation, First Bell, commencement, Convocation, etc.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS:
Master’s degree in School Counseling required; Ohio Pupil Services Licensure in School Counseling required
3-5 years of experience as a School Counselor required; Significant experience in managing student social and psychological concerns required
Must possess significant knowledge of various methods and programs through which student psychological wellness can be achieved
Experience leading transition activities and using the results to identify student needs
Strong written, verbal, organizational, multi-tasking, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills
Attention to detail/accuracy, timely implementation, and quality performance
This is a 10-month position that follows the academic calendar with occasional evening and weekend hours.
Monday: 8:15 - 5 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday: 8:15 - 3:45 p..m.
Email a resume, cover letter, and three professional references in PDF format to Shanika Lovelace, Head of Upper School, at email@example.com, no later than August 14, 2023. No phone calls, please.
Lawrence School welcomes students, staff, and trustees of all ages, races, colors, religions, sexes, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, handicaps, and national/ethnic origins to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities made available at the school. Lawrence School does not discriminate in administration of its education or admission policies, hiring practices, tuition assistance, or other school-related initiatives.
Lawrence School is an independent, co-educational day school serving students with language-based learning differences and challenges focusing attention. With our small classes, unique curricula and hands-on learning opportunities, we provide students from 70 communities and 10 counties throughout northeast Ohio with the tools and strategies they need to become successful learners. Lawrence School has two campus locations. The Lower School campus in Broadview Heights serves students in grades K-6, while the Upper School campus in Sagamore Hills serves students in grades 7-12. Both locations are central to the greater Cleveland and Akron areas.