Cape Henry is seeking a dynamic, experienced and proactive leader to serve in the position of Upper School Counselor and Assistant Director of Student Life. This individual will be part of the Upper School Leadership Team that includes the Head of Upper School, Dean of Students and Director of Student Life, Director of College Counseling, Associate Director of College Counseling, Athletic Director, Registrar and Upper School Administrative Assistant. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide a high quality counseling program for students in grades 9-12 to support their social-emotional and academic needs. Secondary to this, this position includes support to student life efforts such as dances, clubs and other student activities.
A background and credentials in school counseling is required and competitive candidates must have a strong sense of responsibility, excellent organizational skills, experience in documentation of student concerns, strong communication skills and a willingness to work with a team to ensure the well-being and close stewardship of the Upper School student body. Additionally, this individual should have strong connections with adolescents and a desire to be an active presence on campus, getting to know the students and working with faculty to best support their needs.
Competitive candidates will hold a Masters Degree in counseling or school counseling and have multiple years of experience working in a school setting.
Application Materials Requested: Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter along with three (3) references to email@example.com.
Cape Henry Collegiate is an independent, Prekindergarten through Grade 12, college-preparatory, coeducational school with over 950 students in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Cape Henry Collegiate offers small class sizes and exceptional resources in technology and materials to provide an ideal teaching and learning environment.
The School's Mission states that, “We know, value, and challenge each student. We commit to building a diverse and inclusive community. We seek to graduate independent thinkers and globally aware citizens.”
Cape Henry Collegiate is committed to building a diverse faculty/staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.
About Cape Henry Collegiate
Cape Henry Collegiate is a coeducational independent day school with an enrollment of over 950 located on a 30-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The School is noted for its meaningful honor code, strong academics, competitive athletic programs, commitment to the visual and performing arts, global education, and caring environment.