Kohelet Yeshiva High School
Part-Time Guidance Counselor
Kohelet Yeshiva High School, a private Modern Orthodox Jewish High School in Lower Merion, PA, seeks a part-time Guidance Counselor for the 2023-2024 School year. The part-time Guidance Counselor will be responsible for providing social and emotional support and counseling services to high school students, working closely with and reporting to the Director of Guidance and Student Support. Responsibilities will include individual and small group meetings with students as well as consulting with teachers about implementing personalized plans developed to provide support for students. The part-time Counselor will work with the Director of Guidance and Student Support to help ensure the emotional and behavioral needs of our students are being met, will also act as a liaison with any other mental health professionals servicing a student, and will serve as a member of the school’s Student Support Team. Other duties may be developed in consultation with the Director of Guidance and Student Support and the school administration.
Kohelet Yeshiva is a warm and embracing Modern Orthodox yeshiva day school committed to cultivating Bnei and Bnot Torah who think critically and creatively while exuding confidence and compassion. We are looking for a reflective candidate who is passionate about helping adolescents and who enjoys working in an environment that promotes continuing professional learning.
The ideal candidate :
Has a Master’s degree social work, counseling, or a related mental health field and related licensing
Has experience working directly with high school-aged children
Has a deep commitment to seeing the whole child and comprehensively assessing their strengths, challenges, and needs
Possesses outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
Is organized, efficient, punctual, and reliable
Is kind, warm, and committed to collaboration
Position begins August 2023. For more information about Kohelet Yeshiva, please visit the school’s website. To apply please send a letter of interest and resume to Ms. Sara Kalish, Director of Guidance and Student Support, at firstname.lastname@example.org