Compass High School is seeking a full-time or part-time Psychotherapist to join our faculty in August for the 2018-19 school year. Compass specializes in the education of students with learning differences. It is truly a unique and rewarding place for professionals to work with students with special needs. Students are highly motivated with few behavior problems. Professionals are able to devote themselves to treatment and education rather than paperwork. Compass is a small school with a high level of collaboration and a treatment team approach. Parents are highly involved and supportive. Our facility is an ideal place for learning.
The successful candidate will be a licensed psychologist, MSW or LCSW or be in the process of obtaining licensure. Clinical supervision is available on site, if applicable. The successful candidate will lead a social skills groups, provide individual therapy, and do family therapy. We are looking for a clinician who is creative, structured, and collaborative. This position is ideal for someone who has a private practice but want to work collaboratively in a school setting. Alternatively, we are interested in clinicians who are seeking full-time employment.
Compass High School is a nonprofit private school for students from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds who have learning differences. The mission of Compass High School is to provide a supportive, individualized program to help students develop their full academic potential. We focus on learning strategies, social competence, and self-advocacy to give students the knowledge and self-confidence they need to succeed. Compass High School is located in San Mateo.
Characteristics of Compass High School:
Highly motivated students in grades 8-12
A dedicated faculty who believes that all students learn differently and who vary their teaching style to meet individuals’ needs
Small classes (typical class size is 8)
Strong collaboration with families
A school climate where all students are valued and nurtured
A beautiful campus centrally located close to public transportation
Compass High School was founded December, 2012 and graduated its first class in 2016.
To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please insert Psychotherapist in the subject line of your email.
Or mail to: Hiring Committee Compass High School 2040 Pioneer Court San Mateo, CA. 94403
For more information, visit www.compasshigh.org
About Compass High School
Compass High School provides a multifaceted educational program for students with learning differences. Our supportive, individualized approach not only includes a college preparatory program, but also offers students and their families integrated services and support. We help students develop their full academic potential, critical learning strategies, social competence and self-advocacy so Compass High School graduates will have the knowledge and confidence they need to succeed.