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Date Posted: 8/31/17

High School Counselor - Long-term Substitute
Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton

The Position
The role of the High School Counselor at Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (SHS) is an exceptional opportunity to grow your career as a high school social/emotional counselor of one of the Bay Area's premier independent schools. This long-term substitute position serves to cover the duties of our High School Counselor while she is on leave of absence starting October 16, 2017 through the end of the academic year on June 8, 2018.

Key responsibilities for this important role include:
&bull Collaborate and partner with advisory program regarding student needs;
&bull Collaborate with various faculty and staff regarding developing and implementing social emotional curriculum;
&bull Counsel individuals and small groups of students toward social and emotional growth;
&bull Consult with and train teachers, parents and staff regarding student's social and emotional needs;
&bull Coordinate and manage student/family requests for medical accommodations and associated Interactive Processes;
&bull Provide individual short-term counseling, consultation and referrals to students and their parents as needed;
&bull Coordinate outside service providers and community agencies;
&bull Participate in the crisis management team;
&bull Collaborate with the Lower and Middle School Counselors;

The ideal candidate will be energized by working collaboratively with colleagues and volunteers. Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for social/emotional wellness of high school students and their families and a deep commitment to equity and inclusion (see
Statement on Equity, Justice, and Multicultural Education). A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of Sacred Heart Schools as articulated in the Goals and Criteria is essential.

Basic requirements are:
&bull Master's Degree in School Counseling, Social Work, Clinical/Counseling Psychology.
&bull Licensed Mental Health Professional.
&bull California State School Counseling Certification preferred, not required.
&bull Three years of experience as a school counselor and knowledge of adolescent development.
&bull Demonstrated experience with managing the ADA Interactive Process.
&bull Adheres to the American School Counselor Association Ethical Standards for School Counselors.
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The School
Founded in 1898 by the Society of the Sacred Heart, SHS is a Catholic, independent, co-ed day school for students in preschool through grade 12. The School is located on a beautiful 64acre campus in the San Francisco Bay Area. SHS is one of 24 schools in the U.S. and Canada Network of Sacred Heart Schools and is affiliated with a network of over 200 Sacred Heart schools worldwide. The school's mission is to cultivate in our students a personal and active faith in God and to lay the foundation for a meaningful life.

To learn more about Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, please see our website at

This position offers competitive compensation and health and welfare benefits subject to plan parameters, including medical, dental, vision, Life & LTD, 403(b) retirement plan and more.

To Apply
Online: send resume and cover letter to; please indicate High School Counselor LTS 2017 in the subject line.

Via Mail:
Sacred Heart Schools
150 Valparaiso Avenue
Atherton, CA 94027
Attention Human Resources: High School Counselor LTS 2017
&bull Preemployment background screening is required for all positions.

Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state or local laws.

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