School Counselor (K-12)
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German International School Boston, Boston, MA

German International School Boston is a bilingual independent school serving students aged 2.9 to grade 12. Learning at GISB is a multilingual, multicultural experience; graduates earn both a U.S. high school diploma and a German international Abitur. In addition to its international focus, GISB’s urban location, commitment to affordability, and highly-involved family community make it a special place to learn and grow. GISB is an equal opportunity employer, providing generous benefits and a collegial, international work environment to a dedicated faculty and staff. For more information please visit www.gisbos.org.

German International School Boston (GISB) seeks a School Counselor to support and educate elementary, middle, and high school students through a well-prepared counseling program. The School Counselor is a member of GISB’s health and safety team and provides quality Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) to all of our students.

YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement an all-encompassing counseling plan.
  • Provide support services to individual students, small groups, and whole classrooms.
  • Develop and implement proactive programming for students and staff on social-emotional and mental health topics in grades pre kindergarten through 12th grade.
  •  Lead weekly remote social-emotional class lessons in grades 1-4.
  •  Provide professional development to train teachers in SEL and collaborate with faculty and administration on social-emotional and behavioral student needs.
  • Build relationships with families that support students’ academic, emotional, and behavioral needs.
  • Provide referral to and serve as liaison between the school and outside agencies and clinicians as needed to support students.
  • Be aware of cultural differences when working with students and parents.
  • Maintain relevant documentation for students and consult with the Director of Health and Wellness, Special Education Teacher, and College Advisor, as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in counseling.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of student personalities and backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication skills and high emotional intelligence abilities.
  • German language fluency, preferred but not required.

Classification: Exempt,

full-time Salary Grade: Competitive

Reports to: Head of School 

Contact: Please direct your application to Sara Kagey, HR Manager at jobs@gisbos.org.