Counselor and Wellness Educator
Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
Phillips Academy seeks a One-year Counselor and Wellness Educator for the school year beginning in September of 2022. This is a one-year, full-time, unhoused, 10-month position located within the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center and reporting to the Director of Psychological Services.
Clinical counseling responsibilities may include but are not limited to providing individual and group counseling to students; crisis assessment and intervention; and consulting with students, parents, faculty members, and outside providers. There will also be opportunities to provide clinical supervision for trainees of varying mental health disciplines. Wellness Educator responsibilities include but are not limited to implementing and teaching wellness programming, advising student groups, and collaborating with other departments to increase wellness education throughout the school community. In addition to working Monday through Friday, there are occasional evening and weekend commitments. The position also includes shared on-call responsibilities. If relocation is necessary, approved moving expenses will be reimbursed up to an established maximum.
This position requires a doctoral degree in psychology or a terminal master’s degree in a mental health discipline. Candidates must be either currently licensed or eligible to be licensed by September 1, 2022, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Applicants with three or more years of postgraduate clinical experience are strongly preferred.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please visit our application portal to submit a cover letter (addressed to Mr. Jeffrey C. Domina, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy) and résumé. Please do not send materials directly by mail or e-mail.
Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse residential school committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community in which students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences learn and grow together. The ideal candidate supports this commitment. In your cover letter, please address directly your experience and interest in working in such a school community.
As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, our top priority is safety. Accordingly, the Academy will require, subject to disability and religious accommodation exceptions under federal and state law, that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the Covid-19 Booster by February 1, 2022, or 5 months after completing the primary vaccination series with Pfizer or Moderna, or 2 months after receiving the J&J/Janssen vaccination.
Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community “committed to creating an equitable and inclusive school in which students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences—including race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and ability—learn and grow together.” The ideal candidate supports the inclusive and diverse nature of the community. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.