Founded in 1920, the Nightingale-Bamford School is an independent K–12 girls’ school in New York City that provides a classical, liberal arts curriculum to students of varied backgrounds, interests, and talents. Through the arts and athletics, ample leadership opportunities, extracurricular activities, and community service, students are encouraged to go beyond barriers. Central to Nightingale’s mission is a vision of students as joyful learners who have the intellectual depth and the courage to be critical thinkers, compassionate citizens, and agents of their own lives.
Middle School Counselor
The Nightingale-Bamford School seeks a full-time psychologist (4/5th time would be considered) or social worker with responsibilities primarily in the middle school. The middle school counselor will coordinate with the Director of Counseling to manage support primarily in the middle division, but also in the lower and upper divisions as needed. Experience with younger students a plus. Primary responsibility is for individual counseling and referral for students as appropriate and coordination for support with teachers, administrators, parents and outside professionals. The middle school counselor will also teach and participate in curriculum development for social emotional learning in the division and plan and produce parent education opportunities. The ideal candidate will be experienced and expert at providing psychological support in a diverse and inclusive community.
Masters or doctoral degree required as well as three years post-graduate school counselor or other clinical experience. Candidates must be New York State licensed or license-eligible.
Individual counseling and referral and outreach to families
Coordinate with student support team to develop plans of support for students in need
Collaborate with advisors, teachers, deans and other administrators
Collaborate in design and delivery of SEL education and and prevention programs around mental health concerns
Develop parent programming on relevant middle school issues
Support and education for faculty on student psychological concerns
Management of Peer Leadership program
Participation in community activities
Additional responsibilities as required
Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. All interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to The Nightingale-Bamford School website. (https://www.nightingale.org/about/job-opportunities)
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The Nightingale-Bamford School offers competitive salaries and benefits, as well as resources for professional development. During the school year, daily snack and lunch are available to all employees at no cost.
The Nightingale-Bamford School is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons regardless of race, creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, affectional or sexual orientation, marital status, nationality, ancestry, alienage, citizenship status, medical condition, disability or any other classification protected by federal, state, city, and local laws and regulations.
About The Nightingale-Bamford School
Founded in 1920, Nightingale-Bamford is an independent school for girls, enrolling 592 students from Kindergarten through Class XII. The schoolhouse consistes of 97,000 square feet with a regulation-size gymnasium, auditorium with computerized sound and lighting systems, state-of-the-art science laboratories, computer rooms and library technology. The school is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools.Full-time faculty members:92 Average tenure at Nightingale: 11 years