Professional School Counselor/Psychologist

  • Woodlawn School
  • Mooresville, NC, USA
  • Mar 19, 2024
Full time Counseling

Job Description

Do you want to inspire, lead authentically, and positively impact the lives of students? Woodlawn School is not your average school. For the last twenty plus years, we have created a joyful learning environment where students are excited to come to school, motivated to learn, and passionate about making a positive impact in their community and the world. How did we create such an amazing school? By recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who love and put students first, are passionate about sharing their expertise, and willing to go above and beyond to provide the best educational experience.

Woodlawn School is seeking an experienced full-time School Counselor/Psychologist to join our extraordinary and dynamic team. The ideal candidate will address the personal, social, and academic needs of our students PK-12 through individual counseling, facilitating peer mediations, and small group lessons. The counselor will work collaboratively with others to students and faculty, and adhere to the professional and ethical standards of the American School Counselor Association and/or National Association of School Psychologists. The ideal candidate will have a MA, MEd, and/or Specialist in School Counseling/School Psychology, experience in school setting and be passionate about project-based learning and cognitive learning sciences. Candidates interested and willing to share their passions and expertise through our unique life skills program and/or upper school seminar classes, are encouraged to apply. 

The school seeks faculty members who are passionate about their respective areas of expertise, eager to collaborate with other teachers across disciplines, committed to ongoing professional development, and willing to contribute their talents and time to extra-curricular student programming and activities. Woodlawn offers a challenging, integrated academic experience and is accredited by both the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and Cognia. 

The successful candidate will provide:

  • Individual student personal and academic planning and goal setting

  • Provide small group counseling as needed

  • Enjoy working with students across grade levels and understand developmental challenges and opportunities

  • Short-term counseling for students and families

  • Facilitate referrals for long-term support and provide wrap-around services for students with community agencies

  • Collaborate with families, teachers, administrators, to ensure student success

  • Advocate for students and their well-being 

  • Engage in data analysis to identify student issues, needs, and challenges

  • Lend their expertise and knowledge to support and engage in our life skills and seminar style programs

 

To be considered, qualified candidates should attach a cover letter, resume, and any other supporting documents such as letters of recommendation and certificates to [email protected]g.