School-Based Mental Health Counselor (with school-based experience)
Admiral Farragut Academy
March 21, 2018
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Full Time - Faculty
SEEKING: School-Based Mental Health Counselor (with school-based experience)
POSITION OVERVIEW: Admiral Farragut Academy seeks an energetic, thoughtful, compassionate, flexible and organized Mental Health Counselor who has direct experience in a school setting. The position starts in August 2018 and reports to the Director of Counseling and College Placement. NOTE: Evening hours will be required.
ABOUT ADMIRAL FARRAGUT ACADEMY: Admiral Farragut Academy is a private preparatory school with small classes, a waterfront campus and a progressive approach to education. Located in beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida, Admiral Farragut Academy is situated about 5 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico.
KEY COMPONENTS OF THE JOB:
Provide personal counseling to students
Work with outside psychiatrists, psychologists, and counselors (setting up appointments, meeting to discuss a plan of action, working with the parents)
Adhere to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the school counseling profession
Maintain student confidentiality as is appropriate in a school setting
Educate students and parents about colleges, college admission trends, procedures and testing
Help students and families select colleges that are best matched for their student
Submit letters of recommendation, complete school reports, and send transcripts for students as they apply to college
Provide classroom guidance regarding career and college counseling
EDUCATION: Master’s degree in Mental Health or School Counseling.
EXPERIENCE: Must have a minimum of 5 years experience, including working in a school setting with students from different backgrounds, cultures, and academic needs. Experience using Naviance is a plus.
Ability to work evening hours
Ability to pass a Department of Justice (DOJ) fingerprint clearance
Ability to pass a drug screen
Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
Within 60 days of hire, complete online course Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse
TO BE CONSIDERED,send the following directly to firstname.lastname@example.org -- and put “Mental Health Counselor” in the subject line:
your cover letter
your current résume
Make sure you put “Mental Health Counselor” in the subject line.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, April 27, 2018
About Admiral Farragut Academy
Admiral Farragut Academy is a private college preparatory school in St. Petersburg, Florida that serves students in PreK (starting at age 3!) through 12th grade. Starting in 8th grade our private school also offers a boarding program for national and international students. With students from an average of 26 countries and 22 U.S. states, our global school creates the opportunity for students to study and connect with others from all over the world.