Waldorf School of Lexington (WSL) seeks a School Counselor for the 2018–19 school year. This is a part-time, hourly, non-benefitted position. The Counselor works 20 hours a week throughout the school year and reports to the School Director.
Working in collaboration with teachers and parents, the School Counselor promotes the social, emotional, and behavioral well-being of students in grades 5-8, and intervenes to support a student’s or class’s social-emotional challenges. The Counselor also provides social inclusion/SEL instruction to grades 5-7, in collaboration with the class teacher, to help students create positive peer relationships and a healthy school culture. The Counselor is a member of WSL’s Educational Support Department (ESD), and may suggest program adjustments or modifications for students experiencing social-emotional challenges.
A master’s degree in school counseling, school psychology, psychology, human services, or social work required. Licensure/certification preferred.
Three years of school experience, middle school teaching experience preferred.
Experience delivering SEL curricula to students
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with colleagues and parents
Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative school environment
About Waldorf School of Lexington
Waldorf School of Lexington is part of the global movement of Waldorf Schools, one of the fastest growing independent school pedagogy worldwide. WSL provides a stimulating education that integrates music, fine arts, foreign languages, practical arts and crafts, physical education, and gardening with math, science, language arts, and social studies. We strive to cultivate in our students: a sense of wonder, creative and inquiring minds, a well-founded belief in their capacities, strength of character, will, and intellect, and compassion for and interest in all life.