School Counselor

Faculty / Full-Time

German International School Boston, Boston, MA

School Counselor

German International School Boston (GISB) seeks a School Counselor to support and educate elementary, middle, and high school students through a well-prepared counseling program. The School Counselor provides quality Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) to all of our students and is a member of GISB’s Student Support Team. The successful candidate will have a strong ability to work independently to drive a strong counseling program at GISB.


  • Develop and implement an all-encompassing counseling plan.
  • Provide support services to individual students, small groups, and whole classrooms.
  • Develop and implement proactive programming for students and staff on social-emotional and mental health topics in first grade through 12th grade.
  • Lead weekly remote social-emotional class lessons in grades 1-4.
  • Provide professional development training to teachers in SEL and collaborate with faculty on social-emotional and behavioral student needs.
  • Build relationships with families that support students’ academic, emotional, and behavioral needs.
  • Provide referral to and serve as liaison between the school and outside agencies and clinicians as needed to support students.


  • Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related field.
  • Experience in a school setting is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and lead others in managing relationships and conflict.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills. 


  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick leave, and holidays;
  • Excellent healthcare and dental benefits (75% premium covered by the school);
  • Retirement account with immediate employer match;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts: healthcare, childcare, transportation/parking;
  • Tuition remission for dependent children; and
  • Professional development opportunities and reimbursement.

Classification: Exempt, full-time

Salary Grade: Faculty Salary Scale

Start Date: ASAP

Reports to: Head of School

Contact: Please direct your application to Sara Kagey at ​​.

German International School Boston

Boston, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender