This opening calls for specific administration qualifications set by the school.
CalWest's client school in the Seattle area is seeking a School Counselor (K-8), to begin August, 2020.
• Experience with children ages 5-14 as a counselor in an educational setting. Experience with the social and emotional needs of gifted students is preferred;
• Master’s Degree in related field is preferred;
• Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, and strong organizational ability in an environment where priorities often change;
• Ability to develop and coordinate student intervention plans with parents, faculty, administration, and outside professionals.
Reports to the Head of School. Specific responsibilities include the following:
• Serve as a consultant to teachers, students, parents, outside professionals, and school administration to help address the social and emotional needs of students;
• Work directly with students and parents on counseling issues;
• Develop and coordinate student intervention plans with parents, faculty, administration, and outside professionals as needed;
• Crisis intervention with students;
• Teach Social and Emotional Learning lessons Grades weekly to students in Grades 4-8;
• Provide professional counseling referrals to families;
• Other duties as requested by the Head of School.
CalWest and our partner schools are unable to respond to all applicants.
Candidates may be submitted to multiple positions during their time with CalWest. Also, candidates may not be chosen to move forward in the search they initially expressed interest in pursuing.
Our client schools make the final decisions.
At minimum, applicants should have:
CalWest is the “go-to” firm for educators seeking new positions at independent schools on the West Coast. We focus on increased communication and understanding with our candidates, providing reliable and candid advice about the schools they are considering.
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