St. John’s Prep is an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for young men in grades 6 through 12. Founded on the Xaverian values of compassion, humility, simplicity, trust and zeal, we educate students to be, do and stand for good in the world. We enroll 1,500 students from more than 60 communities.
Our mission is to educate students in every dimension of their lives—emotional, intellectual, spiritual, social, aesthetic, and physical. To enhance our efforts to foster student wellness, St. John’s will add an Adjustment Counselor to the School Counseling Department to work with students and families in grades 6 through 12.
This is a 10-month staff position, beginning in mid-August 2018. St. John’s will provide financial support for continuing education and license renewal fees.
Collaborate with parents, school counselors, and administrators to assess students in acute emotional and/or psychological distress.
Provide clinical support for students on a short-term basis.
Network with outside mental health professionals to build a diverse referral base.
Refer students to outside mental health professionals.
Serve as a liaison between St. John’s and outside counselors or therapeutic programs.
Collaborate with school counselors and administrators to develop appropriate strategies and support for students, based on feedback from outside mental health practitioners/programs.
Serve on the Student Engagement Team, Crisis Management Team, and Wellness Committee.
Support the efforts of the Community of Concern program at St. John’s.
Facilitate professional learning experiences for faculty and staff.
Participate in parent education programs on campus.
Collaborate with other licensed mental health practitioners on campus to offer support groups for students.
Qualifications and Skills
Strong interpersonal skills; proven ability to demonstrate and build collegial relationships across constituency groups on campus.
Five years of recent clinical experience with pre-adolescents and adolescents.
Master’s degree in social work or counseling.
Massachusetts state license in social work/counseling; LICSW preferred.
Keen leadership, organizational, and administrative skills.
Availability for some evening and weekend programs.
Facility and high comfort level with advanced technology tools, including database programs, Microsoft Office and others.
Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter, résumé, proof of licensure and academic transcripts, to Tracii Schaeublin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About St John's Prep School
St. John’s Preparatory School is conveniently located just 15 miles northeast of Boston in Danvers, Massachusetts. We are a Xaverian Brothers sponsored school educating nearly 1,500 young men in grades 6 through 12 from more than 70 communities throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Our rigorous academic and extensive co-curricular program encourages students to develop their spiritual, intellectual, moral, physical, and creative potential, and inspires them to honor the diversity that enriches both our school community and the world beyond St. John's.