The Lower School Counselor is responsible for providing counseling services for students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. The responsibilities include preventative and responsive services, management of student caseloads, as well as community presentations on a wide range of topics. The counselor will collaborate with the Middle School and Upper School Counselors to provide a comprehensive school counseling program.
The Lower School Counselor must be committed to promoting student success and building relationships with students, faculty, parents and the greater school community, in order to support the overall social and emotional health and well-being of students. Skillful communication skills are essential in this position, as well as a deep capacity to handle difficult conversations and maintain a high standard of confidentiality.
This is a full-time (10 month) exempt position which reports to the Lower School Principal and the Director of Counseling Services.
• Master’s degree or higher in the field of Mental Health or School Counseling.
• Certification and/or License preferred.
• Prior experience working with children, preferably elementary school aged students.
Additional Salary Information: CA offers an excellent compensation package, wide-ranging opportunities for professional development, and an environment notable for its dedicated teaching professionals and supportive administrators.
Applicants are also invited to visit the CA website (www.coloradoacademy.org) to learn more about the school and its program.
Colorado Academy does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures, or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, military service, or other protected status.
About Colorado Academy
Colorado Academy is a coed, independent, Pre-K -12, country day school located on 95 acres in SW Denver. Founded in 1906, we offer a college prep, liberal arts and sciences curriculum for our 965 students. The school emphasizes 21st century skills. Visit www.coloradoacademy.org to learn more.
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