Temporary School Counselor

Carroll School, Lincoln, MA

Accredited by NEASC

 School Overview:

Located in Lincoln, Wayland, and Waltham Massachusetts, Carroll School is an independent day school that serves students who have language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia. The Carroll Middle School is located on the Lincoln campus and serves grades 6-8.

In an effort to address the greatest need of each child, we recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to a child’s learning experience. Our work is important, and we welcome candidates who add to the diversity of our community and demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in their work.

Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive salary and benefits, including a strong professional development program.

Position Summary:

This position is a member of the Carroll Counseling Department and reports to the Director of Counseling. Primary responsibilities include the provision of services to students, parents and teachers of the school regarding social, emotional, health and/or family related concerns. Carroll School seeks candidates who are motivated to help students attain a positive sense of identity and self worth and who are eager to equip students with skills and strategies for academic and relational success. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who brings a collaborative style, clinical skills relevant to a school setting, and values a community of highly engaged, compassionate, and motivated educators. Carroll welcomes candidates with experience and/or interest in culturally responsive approaches and practices

Responsibilities:

  • Provide in-person and virtual counseling, case management and/or crisis intervention services for middle school students identified as having adjustment issues or concerns regarding social/emotional functioning
  • Lead student groups as needed focusing on skill development (e.g. social skills or self-regulation) or student interests (e.g. community service/social activism)
  • Maintain communication with teachers, parents and outside providers regarding the social/emotional needs and functioning of students and provide consultation as needed to faculty around social-emotional components of student profiles
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of school wide SEL programs (e.g. Responsive Classroom), Health & Wellness lessons and other pro-social, community building activities
  • Function as an integral participant of an assigned pod and grade level, assisting in general operations of that pod/grade
  • Attend program, departmental, and school-wide trainings, meetings and activities as required
  • Other duties as assigned by Counseling Director of Division Head

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or a related field
  • LICSW/LMHC or license-eligible strongly preferred
  • Experience in a school environment preferred
  • Excellent relational skills and a strong capacity to relate to students and parents

Please email resume to jobs@carrollschool.org

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