Severn School, an independent preschool-12 co-ed day school in Severn Park, MD, seeks a part-time Upper School counselor. Start date will be mid-August, 2019. The ideal candidate will hold a masters degree or higher in counseling or related field, hold licensure or certification in counseling or related field, and will have ample experience working with adolescents. Primary duties include supporting the social, emotional, and psychological needs of 9th-12th graders through individual counseling; liaison work with outside mental health providers; and collaboration with families and colleagues on behalf of students. This role could also involve teaching in the form of ninth grade Health and Wellness classes and/or leadership seminars for 10th-12th grades. The ideal candidate will forge relationships easily, possess strong organizational and time management skills, and have a keen understanding of mental health concerns and adolescent development. Experience working in education or with school-based populations preferred but not required. This is a 10 month, 30 hour per week position. The part time US counselor will work in concert with the full time US counselor already on staff. If you wish to apply for the position, please send a cover letter and résumé, to Doug Lagarde at email@example.com.