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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2858212
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 12, 2017

Job Description

Full time guidance counselor position providing individual and group counseling to elementary school students.  Teach developmental guidance in classrooms.  Provide consultation to staff and parents regarding mental health and developmental needs.    

Job Summary:  
Counselor works with a students who are struggling with emotional, developmental and social issues.  Provides individual and group counseling in school to regular and special education students. Counselor provides leadership in their school regarding Social Emotional Learning of students.     Provides ongoing consultation to school staff and parents.    

Master's in Social Work / Master's in Counseling Field.  Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education license as a school social worker or guidance counselor required.
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and Commonwealth of Mass. license as a school social worker

Selection Procedure:  

All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in a thorough interview process.  First interviews will be scheduled as soon as possible.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online: www.generalasp.com/needham/onlineapp 

Applications will be considered only when a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, license and transcripts have been attached to your online application.

Candidates are encouraged to review the working conditions, wages and benefits in the collective bargaining agreement located at http://rwd1.needham.k12.ma.us/human_resources/Contracts

It is the policy of the Needham Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national origin, color, homelessness, sexual orientation, age, or disability in its education programs, services, activities or employment practices.  The Needham Public School System is a member of METCO, Developing Equity and Achievement for Students (IDEAS) and the Greater Boston School Human Resources Network.  Candidates who have a strong commitment to active anti-racism are encouraged to apply.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
    Student Services > Social Worker
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Needham Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Lisa Tedeschi , Assistant to the Director of Human Resources
    • 1330 Highland Avenue
    • Needham, Massachusetts 02492

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