Upper School Counselor (Full-TIme Faculty – 1.0)

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San Domenico School

Upper School Counselor (Full-TIme  Faculty –  1.0)

Academic Year 2021-2022

Who we are

At San Domenico, we believe that what students do with their education is as important as their academic performance. Every day we encourage our students to not just study, but also to reflect on their learning, find their purpose, and celebrate in community, because an exceptional education, where values and academics join together, creates more than just great students – it develops great people.

Purpose Statement

San Domenico School, a K-12 independent school in San Anselmo, is seeking a dynamic

professional for the role of Upper School Counselor for the 2021-2022 school year. The school’s Counseling Department is in place to offer on-campus support and programs that enhance the overall health and wellness of our students and families through a focus on social and emotional learning. Each of the counselors in the Counseling Department provides mental health services (including one-on-one guidance, problem-solving, and access to outside resources; they do not provide formal psychotherapy), student and parent education programs, and a wide range of wellness resources. This position is a Faculty position reporting to the Director of Counseling.

Key Responsibilities of an Upper School Counselor:

Facilitate short term one-on-one and small group discussions with students grades 9 – 12
Coordinate parent education programming, in conjunction with other school-level counselors.
Collaborate closely with the US Learning Support to support students’ needs.
Support the classroom teachers with finding ways to help students succeed.
Contribute to Residential Life Program at applicable and appropriate times.
Implement health and wellness curriculum for 9th grade Human Development, in conjunction with other 9th grade specialists.
Coordinate and plan Wellness classes in Grades 10-12 in conjunction with the Director of Student Activities.
Serve on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee.

Position Qualifications:

Excellent communication skills with both children and adults.
Experience with short-term one on one and/or small group counseling with students.
Knowledge of and experience implementing a variety of social-emotional and anti-bullying curriculum programs.
Experience conducting parent education seminars about relevant child development and social-emotional topics.
3 + years of counseling experience in a school or other clinical setting
Masters or Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology or Social Work, and current licensure in the corresponding field or PPS, Pupil Personnel Services

Preferred Qualifications:

Classroom teaching experience


Salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/matching 403b retirement plan, daily lunch.

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter, describing how your experience and skills will contribute to the position, along with your resume and salary requirements to: hr@sandomenico.org or mail to:

San Domenico School

1500 Butterfield Road

San Anselmo, CA 94960

Attn: Upper School Counselor position

San Domenico School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, religion, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

No phone calls, please.

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To apply for this job email your details to nmeyer@sandomenico.org

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