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School Adjustment Counselor

LENOX PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Lenox, MA Full-time
Posted on December 1, 2019

Lenox Public Schools

Lenox Memorial Middle/High School

School Adjustment Counselor (Anticipated/Temporary Opening)

Posting Dates: November 26, 2019

To December 16, 2019

To be filled: As Soon as Possible The Lenox Public Schools seeks a full-time School Adjustment Counselor for the 2019-20 school year.

Duties may include: Preparing psycho-social evaluations & developmental histories of students for Team Meetings Evaluate the need for & providing counseling to students & parents. Maximizing parental participation in the implementation of student educational programs. Provide consultation with staff regarding psych-social needs of students. Collaborate with community agencies & organizations. Provide case management of clinical services. Ability to provide leadership in crisis intervention and serve as an active member of the In-School Crisis Team Providing social skills training for students.

Essential skills needed include:

  • excellent verbal and written skills 
  • positive communication abilities
  • excellent organizational and time management skills

Master's Degree in the area of social work required and must have MA DESE School Adjustment Counselor license, as well as school-based experience. Clinical experience preferred. Ability to consult with allied professionals and work collaboratively as an interdisciplinary team to devise appropriate service plans for referred students and their families as necessary.

Compensation: Per LEA Unit A Contract

Non-discrimination and equal opportunity are the policy of the Lenox Public Schools in all of its educational programs, activities, and employment practices. No person shall be discriminated against or excluded from participation or workplace advancement on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, limited English proficiency, housing status, or disability.