School Counselor (Grades Pre-K - 12)
Company: Sewickley Academy
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Sewickley Academy is seeking to hire a School Counselor (Grades
Pre-K - 12). The School Counselor works with the students of
Sewickley Academy to offer social and emotional support as it
relates to learning and the school environment. The School
Counselor will address minor issues, which impact learning and
social/emotional needs while at school and refer to outside
resources as necessary.
This position offers a competitive salary, plus excellent benefits,
including a premium-free health plan option, an excellent
retirement plan, generous leave time, and tuition benefits
ABOUT SEWICKLEY ACADEMY
As Pittsburgh's oldest co-educational, college preparatory,
independent Pre-K through Grade 12 day school, Sewickley Academy
prepares students for a lifetime of success by respecting them for
who they are and helping them discover who they will become.
Sewickley Academy faculty and staff help to create an environment
of encouragement and support by inspiring students to reach their
goals and develop a love of learning. We value and encourage
different voices and opinions.
We work collaboratively, and interdepartmental teamwork is what
keeps us engaged in the success of our school as a whole.
--- Meet with students on an as needed, individual or small group
--- Consult with parents/guardians at any time, concerning the
needs of their child.
--- Collaborate with the school administration to develop policies
that help identify and support students' behavioral, emotional and
--- Maintain a high regard for the privacy and confidentiality of
information collected or recorded about individuals with whom they
--- Develop school-based programs to support the psychological
well-being (emotional, social, etc.) of students within the context
of the school community.
--- Collaborate with administrators, teachers and learning
specialists to develop plans that adequately and appropriately
accommodate a child's documented needs.
--- Educate the faculty and administration on components of the
school counseling program, roles and responsibilities of the school
counselor, and ways in which faculty and administration can utilize
the counseling program on behalf of students.
--- Establish expectations faculty, staff, and families should have
for the program.
--- Evaluate the counseling program in conjunction with
administration to measure the program's support of and effect on
the school's mission, student well-being, family, student, faculty
and administration satisfaction, student retention and
--- Participate in school initiatives or professional development
in which the entire school participates, including bringing in
outside experts to educate the student, parent, and faculty
communities regarding wellness issues.
--- Lead students and faculty to assess and proactively address
social, emotional and behavioral issues that may arise within the
--- The behavioral health professional maintains a professional
certification in an accredited field (e.g., social work,
psychology, counseling, etc.).
--- Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, School Counseling or related
field. Master's Degree preferred
--- Current state licensure in the field of certification (e.g. PA
certification in K-12 School Counseling, LCSW, LPC, etc.)
--- Licensed School counselor
--- Knowledge of and/or experience with Comprehensive School
Counseling Programs (Indiana Gold Star, RSC, ASCA RAMP, etc.).
--- A desire to work collaboratively as a member of the Sewickley
community and Student Support Team to help students and
All interested applicants applying for this position should submit
their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements here:
Sewickley Academy is committed to having an inclusive community
where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal
Opportunity Employer, the Academy does not discriminate in its
hiring or employment practices on the basis of
gender/gender-identity, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national
origin, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic
information, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any
other protected class.
Keywords: Sewickley Academy, Pittsburgh , School Counselor (Grades Pre-K - 12), Education / Teaching , Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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