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School Counselor

Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy
Job Description
Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy, an independent K-12 Jewish Day School, in Overland Park, Kansas is seeking a 3/4 time to full time school counselor.
 
This role works closely with administrators and teachers to support social and emotional needs of students in grades K-12. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
 
  • Provide confidential short-term individual and group counseling services to students struggling with academic, developmental, emotional, and/or behavioral issues
  • Provide brief counseling to parents in need of guidance and support
  • Consult with parents and outside service provider(s) to better support students
  • Provide resources to families, teachers, and administration on the development of the whole child
  • Participate on the Student Services team to assist teachers to best support all students
  • Provide staff training to support and assist with behavior management, emotional regulation, and general well-being
  • Work in classrooms, small groups, and with individual students in the areas of friendships, social skills, conflict resolution, self-control, impulse control, anger management, communication, personal safety, coping skills, grief and loss support.
  • Collaboratively develop intervention plans and recommend strategies together with the teaching teams.
  • Plan and facilitate social-emotional and mental health programming school-wide.
  • Communicate with families about initiative and pertinent issues affecting the community
  • Plan and deliver crisis intervention when needed
  • Maintain and uphold confidentiality with student and family interactions
 
A master’s degree or higher in School Counseling or Social Work preferred.  Direct experience within a school environment and/or working with children of all ages recommended.  Please send resume and a cover letter to cpfau@hbha.edu, and complete the online administrator application.
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