Bullis School seeks an innovative, energetic, and dedicated candidate as a Long-Term Substitute Counselor for the Lower School. Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 located in Potomac, MD that provides a student-centered balanced experience in academics, the arts, athletics, and community service. Bullis uniquely prepares every student to become caring global citizens and creative, critical thinkers who will thrive in tomorrow's world. To learn more about Bullis School please click here.
The long-term substitute position will begin on August 19, 2019. This is a part-time temporary position and reports to the Lower School Principal. The position is responsible for providing lower school counseling, family education and teaching resources, along with social emotional learning, health, well-being educational programs to for grades kindergarten through 5th grades.
Essential Functions Include:
Teach guidance/character/core value lessons to grades kindergarten-5th, including bullying prevention
Observe and document student behaviors to provide feedback and assist in creating care plans for students
Provide parent education through various workshops, maintaining a Haiku page and newsletters
Teach health lessons to grades kindergarten-5th
Promote a healthy social climate through lunch bunches and playground monitoring
Meet individually with students and in small groups to provide emotional and social support
Respond to parent concerns, as well as provide resources to parents
Attend weekly faculty meetings to collect and disseminate student needs information
Participate in grade level meetings to create action plans/recommendations for student support
Plan and provide staff development using current research in elementary guidance/counseling
Attend parent conferences and meetings with lower school teachers to share observations/data and to facilitate an action plan
Collaborate with lower school principal on disciplinary concerns and follow up plans
Qualified candidates should possess following education & experience:
A bachelor’s degree in school counseling or a related field (required)
Prior experience as an elementary school counselor
Ability to work in partnership with other teachers
Ability to provide professional support and instruction
About Bullis School
Bullis School is a 102-acre private school for grades K - 12 located in Potomac, MD.