There is an opening for a Director of Student Support Services at Fayetteville Academy. The position is full-time and will begin on August 8, 2023.
This position includes working closely with students Pre-K through 12, and their families, faculty, and all Division Directors. Specific duties include:
Implement comprehensive school counseling program to individual students, small groups, and classrooms addressing areas of academic, career, and social emotional development areas
Respond to student, families, and faculty needs identifying measurable goals and objectives, providing advice, guidance, and resources as needed
Develop necessary policies and initiatives for students support services and programs
Review incoming records, identify at risk students
Proctor accommodations for midterms and finals
Develop and manage all program components and initiatives
Coordinate Student, Staff, and Parent Training/Informational Programs to address student needs in the areas of social/emotional development and student safety
Collaborate with academic departments to develop student support initiatives focused on retention and holistic support
Serve as a member of the Administrative Team and the Academic Review Committee
Work closely with Director of College Counseling and Testing Coordinator to proctor and administer assessments and exams including accommodations for PSAT NMSQT, ACT, SAT
Maintenance of professional certifications and licenses, as well as continued professional development on current and trending topics is expected
The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in school counseling and be eligible to be a licensed Professional School Counselor in North Carolina with at least three to five years of experience in education.Effective communication with students, parents, and colleagues is essential, with attention to detail, organization, and the ability to maintain confidentiality are critical to the success of this position.Problem solving, flexibility, critical thinking skills, strong emotional intelligence, a sense of humor, and enthusiasm, are desirable aspects of the successful candidate. This position works with students in grades Pre-K through 12.
Fayetteville Academy actively seeks candidates who participate in the life of the school and possess strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively with students, parents, faculty, and administration. They should be a self-directed individual who is solution oriented, flexible, and works well with teams and individuals while possessing a positive attitude.
References should speak to an applicant’s ability to be a dynamic educator, to be an effective, supportive mentor for adolescents. Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and at least three references to the Executive Assistant to the Head of School, Melissa Intini, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fayetteville Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation in administration of its educational policies, admissions, financial aid, and athletic and other school-administered programs. In compliance with the Immigration Act of 1990, Fayetteville Academy will employ only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Upon employment, acceptable authorization and identification documents will be required.
Fayetteville Academy is a PK - 12th grade school with approximately 400 students. We were founded in 1970 and we are the only truly independent, college preparatory day school in Fayetteville, NC. The Academy has earned a strong reputation within the community for the quality of its academic, fine arts, and athletic programs. To learn more about the Academy, please visit our website at www.fayacademy.org.
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