Gifft Hill School in beautiful St. John, USVI is looking for an outstanding School Counselor who can live our mission and vision by providing direct social/emotional support to students within a school climate that fosters mutual respect and the importance of personal responsibility. The ideal candidate will have a degree in school counseling or social work, and/or related experience working with children and families in therapeutic settings. Candidates should be comfortable working with students in preschool through 12th grade in individual, small group, and whole class settings. The school counselor works with teachers and school leadership to monitor the academic progress and social/emotional development of all students.
Candidates must be citizens of the United States, have valid permanent residency status, or hold current visas and permits allowing them to work in the USA.
Gifft Hill School is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Internal Number: School Counselor
About Gifft Hill School
Founded in 1978, Gifft Hill School celebrates its 42nd year in 2020. As a strong-standing member of National Association of Independent Schools, this non-profit independent school provides education to students in preschool through 12th grade on the island of St. John, US Virgin Islands. Our mission is to educate, challenge, support and empower students; igniting their passion for learning in preparation for college, careers, and their roles as stewards of our island and global community.