Status: Full Time, Exempt, Academic Year
Reports To: Director of Counseling and Wellness
The Ethel Walker School announces a search for a full-time Counselor and Wellness Educator. The successful candidate will be eager to both provide guidance, support, empowerment, and wellness education to a residential academic girls+ community and to learning; they will be student centered, wellness and solution focused. Candidates must be well versed in current mental health trends and willing to be proactive in the education of the community. They must have flexibility, adaptability, and the motivation to work both independently and as a member of a team. Respect for confidentiality and diversity is crucial, as is possessing strong cross-cultural competency skills. Experience running groups, workshops, and teaching are an integral aspect of the position.
A current Connecticut license in counseling or a related field (LPC, LMFT, LCSW) and a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in counseling adolescents are required.
The counselor will be working within the entire school community with a strong focus given to Middle School student needs. The counselor will form strong relationships with both students and teachers, which will allow for collaboration when creating academic and/or social-emotional plans for individual students.
Partnering with the Director of Counseling and Wellness to build and implement a wellness curriculum including the following:
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The Ethel Walker School is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status.
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact list of three (3) professional references in one (1) document to firstname.lastname@example.org.