Northfield Mount Hermon seeks a committed professional to provide individual and group counseling to adolescent students beginning in the 2019-2020 school year; this is a full-time 10 month position. As a member of NMH Health Services, the position works collaboratively and consults with the Health Center’s other mental health counselors, NMH’s consulting psychiatrist, and Health Services staff to support faculty, deans, and other professional staff in their work with students; we work together to promote community understanding of the mental health issues affecting adolescents. The counselor may lead occasional dorm-based or faculty discussions on adolescent issues and serves as a member of the mental health crisis response team.
The successful candidate must be licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and will preferably have a master's in clinical social work or an advanced degree in clinical psychology or counseling psychology with a specialization or interest in adolescents and multicultural counseling. Additional qualifications include: at least five years of previous counseling experience; strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse populations.
All candidates should possess a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives and learning of adolescents, and an eagerness to work with a diverse community in a boarding-school environment.
About Northfield Mount Hermon
Northfield Mount Hermon is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory school, located in western Massachusetts, with approximately 650 boarding and day students in grades 9 through 12, and a postgraduate year.
NMH employs approximately 130 people in teaching and administrative faculty positions, and more than 210 in staff positions. Some jobs are year-round; others offer an academic-year schedule or are part-time. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds who support the school’s mission to engage the intellect, compassion, and talents of our students, empowering them to act with humanity and purpose.
NMH offers competitive wages and a generous benefit package that includes retirement, health, and life insurance plans, paid vacation, and holiday and sick leaves.