Midtown International School is Atlanta's home for globally-minded gifted learners. We currently serve grades K-11 (and 12th in 2019-2020). Our school counseling team works closely with teachers, parents, and administrators to ensure that no one waits to learn. Those responsibilities often include,
Supporting social and emotional learning in the classroom and in social skills lessons;
Advocating for student social, emotional, and mental health in team meetings with parents, teachers, and other therapeutic professionals;
Networking with local psychologists, therapists, psychiatrists, and other professionals to be able to provide resources and external support to students;
Mediating student conflict and support students' development of social problem-solving skills;
Working individually with students to set goals, troubleshoot, and develop self-advocacy skills;
Consulting with parents on issues at home, and with teachers on strategies in the classroom for individual student social and emotional needs;
Employing and training mindfulness best practices.
Masters degree or higher in School Counseling or closely related field.
Experience with gifted learners strongly preferred.
Positive, thoughtful, creative, adventurous, and solutions-oriented candidates encouraged to apply.
About Midtown International School
Midtown International School serves gifted and academically superior students who thrive in small class environments. The globally-minded curriculum and problem-based instruction create a community of engaged global leaders dedicated to the values of respect, responsibility, citizenship, and justice.
The school immerses students in a diversity of viewpoints that transcend national, ethnic, and socio-economic boundaries. Problem solving and critical thinking are the foundation of our integrated curriculum, developing inquisitive, flexible, and collaborative thinkers who will be successful in a knowledge-driven global society.
MIS ignites the educational and social learning of gifted students through advanced instruction in science, math, and technology; arts integration across the curriculum; development of student leadership and peer collaboration; strategic community partnerships; and international travel for all upper elementary and middle school students.