School Counselor 

Position Overview:

The Counselor position is responsible for supporting the short-term social-emotional needs of K-8 students, as well as, supporting faculty and families with their respective students as needed.

 

Status

This is a full-time position during the school year. Salary is paid over 12 months August-July. This position receives full benefits.
 

Supervision

The school counselor reports directly to the Head of School.

 

Hours

The Logan School work day is 8:00-4:00. Attendance is required at all-staff meeting until 5:00pm at least once per month but often more frequently. There will be occasional evening and weekend commitments.


Essential Job Functions

  • Support short-term social-emotional needs of the students K-8, as well as, supporting faculty and families with their respective students as needed

  • Collaborate with outside professionals to support families

  • Collaborate with learning specialist in creating appropriate accommodations and support plans for students, along with helping teachers implement those plans and tracking progress

  • Collaborate with the educational team in supporting the process of obtaining a 504 or IEP; understanding the social, emotional and behavioral supports provided and needed

  • Create opportunities for proactive student social-emotial growth (e.g.  Friendship groups, Divorce Lunch)

  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Skills and Qualifications

  • Applicants should be a licensed professional with an advanced degree in psychology or a licensed mental health professional— LCSW, LSW or psychologist

  • Previous experience as a school counselor

  • Commitment to diversity and cultural competency

 

Culture, Communication and Professionalism

  • Participate thoughtfully and positively in all meetings and school-wide events

  • Consider various perspectives when engaging in internal and external communications

  • Work with your dean and/or classroom teacher to share and solve problems

  • Attend pre-service and other professional days and school-wide events

  • Attend and complete mandatory trainings, such as those for child safety, first-aid, etc.

  • Attend monthly all-staff meetings and staff retreat

 

Compensation

Salary range is depending on qualifications and experience. Benefits offered include employer-paid health insurance, paid time off, TIAA-CREF retirement plan with matching contributions and a flexible benefits program. Contact the Business Office for a full benefits description and eligibility requirements.

 

Non-Discrimination Policy

The Logan School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid policies or any other school-administered programs or policies.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Markus Hunt, Head of School at employment@theloganschool.org

1005 Yosemite Street, Denver, CO 80230  

tel. 303-340-2444

  fax. 303-340-2041  

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