Boston University Academy is seeking a full-time School Counselor for a maternity-leave replacement for Fall 2018. This is a one-semester position.
Oversee and coordinate student accommodations at BUA, as well as for students in BU courses, in conjunction with the BU Office for Disability Services
Provide counseling support to ensure healthy student relationships, social-emotional health, student safety, and student academic success
Provide crisis intervention to families and students, as needed
Coordinate, facilitate, and support class advisors with weekly class meeting programming for underclassmen
Provide consultation and support for students struggling with academic success and executive functioning skills (knowledge of diverse learning profiles and neuropsychological testing)
Collaborate with parents, faculty, administrators and outside professionals to address student and family needs
Boston University Academy is as small, independent, co-educational high school located on the Boston University campus. The mission of Boston University Academy is to educate talented students who are passionate about learning and who share the joy of inquiry. BUA students are motivated, bright, and engaged. Classes are small and discussion-based. Most students in the eleventh grade study three courses at BUA, and take two of their courses at Boston University. Seniors take most of their coursework at Boston University and write a Senior Thesis on a topic of their choice. Find out more information about Boston University Academy at www.buacademy.org.
To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Lindsay Grindle (email@example.com).
Education and Experience:
Master's or postgraduate degree in school counseling, psychology, or social work. At least 2-4 years of experience as a School Counselor in a high school setting is strongly preferred
About Boston University Academy
BU Academy educates talented high school students who are passionate about learning and who share the joy of inquiry. Located on the Boston University campus, the Academy offers 165 boys and girls a "ceilingless" educational experience, one in which students' zeal for learning takes them as far as they are capable. Engaging with dedicated teachers in a small and caring community, Academy students first immerse themselves in a classically based core curriculum and then continue their intellectual interests by studying coursework at Boston University.