Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls, educating students in Pre-K through 12. As part of an international network of schools, we are committed to a set of principles shared by all Sacred Heart Schools. Known as the "Goals and Criteria,” these principles articulate the core components of a Sacred Heart education, and charge our community with a unified educational mission.
At the heart of our philosophy is the belief that each child possesses unique gifts. Our job is to unearth those gifts, nurture them, and empower each child of the Sacred Heart to share those gifts with the global community. Convent of the Sacred Heart is committed to being an equitable and inclusive community and seeks candidates who connect to our Mission and Goals.
Upper School Counselor August 22, 2019 This is a full-time school-year position.
The US Counselor works with the upper school administrative team in ensuring that the Goals and Criteria of CSH are integrated into the upper school program for the education of the whole child and her physical, intellectual, social and emotional well-being. The US Counselor reports directly to the division head.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Developing a Life Skills program for 9th and 10th grade students
Developing and supervising a Peer Support program
Educating and supporting faculty in an awareness of the social and emotional needs of high school students
Developing and overseeing a parent education program for the Upper School
Liaising with the College Counseling Office and US administration about a health program for 11th and 12th grades
Maintaining a referral database of mental health service providers and programs
Meets with all constituents of the school regarding student issues
Attends grade-level meetings as well as parent meetings
Regularly attends professional development workshops
Chaperoning school events
Requirements: MSW or Ph.D. Previous experience working in an independent high school.
An equal opportunity employer Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty and staff who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
Internal Number: 1182
About Convent of the Sacred Heart
The Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City’s oldest independent school for girls, established in 1881 by the Society of the Sacred Heart. Part of a worldwide network of over 150 schools committed to the mission of Sacred Heart education, the school is housed in two landmark buildings on 91st Street and Fifth Avenue. Since its inception, Convent of the Sacred Heart has been governed by a strong commitment to the education of the whole child, addressing her intellectual, spiritual, social, and emotional development.
Convent of the Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer. As an equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.