CGPS nurtures each student’s unique passions and talents inside and outside the classroom, unifying and inspiring members of its community in a rigorous but relaxed learning environment, preparing them for the finest colleges and instilling in them the confidence, ethical values, and sense of purpose to embrace challenges, to achieve their dreams, and to improve the world.
Prep School Counselor
Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School seeks a full-time leave replacement counselor to work in our Prep School division, serving students in Grades 8-12.
Teach sections of our social and emotional wellness programming to all students in Grades 8-12.
Run engaging and meaningful classroom discussions and activities.
Provide direct, short-term counseling to Prep School students.
Provide community support in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Collaborate with parents, teachers, and administrators to provide comprehensive support services and, when needed, make appropriate outside referrals for families.
Provide meaningful, individualized feedback and support to students and parents.
Work closely with colleagues, the department head, and prep school administration to support the academic, social, and emotional well being of all students.
Work in conjunction with our counseling department, offering preventative, supportive health and wellness programming and services.
Nurture strong, healthy relationships with both students and faculty with the goal of enhancing students’ overall social and emotional well-being.
7:30am-3:30pm Monday through Friday
Weekly faculty and department meetings until 4:30pm
Start date: August 30, 2021 (through February 1, 2021)
We offer highly competitive salaries, exceptional benefits, and a warm and supportive culture.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to [email protected]
Please indicate “School Counselor” in the subject line.
Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions including hiring, transferring, and promotions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color,creed, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation and national origin, alienage, age, pregnancy, marital/partnership status, citizenship, military status, mental or physical disability, veteran status, genetic predisposition, status of domestic violence, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.
Master’s degree in Social Work or School Counseling.
Minimum of 3 years of experience working in a middle/high school setting.
Experience teaching and facilitating well-managed classes and discussions with high school students.
Ability to adapt instruction to fit physically distanced, hybrid, and remote learning environments.
Collaborative mindset and strong interpersonal skills.