The Harley School, a Nursery through Grade 12 independent school in Rochester NY with approximately 500 students (www.harleyschool.org) seeks a part-time School Counselor/Psychologist to support Grades N -8 (300 students).
The School Counselor/Psychologist will work with students, faculty, staff, parents and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections among home, school, and community. This twenty hour, five-day-per-week position promotes the social, academic, and emotional success of students. Candidates already in private practice are encouraged to apply.
Offer expert consultation, direction, and support to faculty, staff, and families regarding children’s social-emotional growth, physical and emotional well-being, and academic strengths and differences
Serve as a resource and consultant on mental health, child/adolescent psychology, and learning differences; conduct in-service programs as requested
Evaluate students in crisis or at-risk to guide emergent problem-solving by faculty, staff and parents
Provide referrals to outside services and collaborate with school staff, parents, and outside professionals/agencies in planning to meet the needs of individual students
Serve as a liaison between the school and outside agencies to direct a counseling intern program
Provide wellness programs that help students develop healthy coping and decision-making skills
Continue the Middle School peer mediation program
Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, or social work from an accredited institution of higher education; must possess or have the ability to obtain New York State Certification
Previous experience working with children and youth; experience in a school setting is preferred
A commitment to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and diverse learning community
The ability to interpret educational and psychological testing results and help others do so
Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Flexibility within the school day for student, team, and administrative meetings
The Harley School welcomes candidates who add to our diversity.
Founded in 1917, The Harley School is an independent school in Rochester, NY offering a college preparatory program for 550 students in Nursery through Grade 12. Our rigorous academic programs and exceptional fine arts curriculum are coupled with unique offerings (hospice, glass making, boat building, organic farming, chess, robotics), and a commitment to education for a sustainable future.