Groton School, Groton, MA
Accredited by NEASC
Groton School is seeking a full time health and wellness educator to work August 15 through June 15. Individual will be responsible for the development and delivery of educational programs and campus activities primarily geared toward supporting students on a variety of health topics.
Candidates should be prepared to work with adolescent students, have a demonstrated commitment to conduct workshops with multiple audiences, and be able to coordinate with campus partners, both inside and outside the community.
Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in health education, gender and sexual studies, psychology or a related field, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Master’s degree preferred. Independent school experience a plus.
Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and reference "wellness" in the subject line.
Job duties to include:
- Develop, coordinate, and implement evidence-based wellness education and initiatives designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to enhance their health and well-being.
- Help students develop a toolkit with generalizable life skills.
- Participate in the peer counseling program, supporting a diverse cohort of student leaders by training students as certified peer listeners.
- Advisor to Groton School branch of Active Minds student group.
- Coordinate and collaborate with campus partners, including Health Center, Deans of Students, Athletics, Diversity and Inclusion, and other constituents to support and strengthen student wellness education and programming efforts.
- Connect with community agencies and outside wellness resources designed to educate and address the campus community on issues related to wellness and prevention.
- Develop and maintain online and physical resources for students aimed at providing education about wellness and health promotion.
- Be a collaborative member of the counseling and psychological services department.
- Consult with faculty/dorm heads on social-emotional issues that impact students in the classroom and across campus.
- Create and oversee an active student wellness space.
- Other duties as needed by the department and defined by the supervisor.
- Bachelor’s degree in health education, gender and sexuality studies, psychology or a related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to conduct effective workshops to multiple audiences (students, faculty, staff, parents, etc.).
- A demonstrated commitment to diversity and multicultural competency is expected with experience providing wellness programming to diverse populations, including students of color, international students, and LGBTQIA+ students.
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to work two evenings during the week and occasional weekends. Days and times are flexible.
- Health and Wellness