School Counselor

Faculty / Full-Time

Miss Hall’s School, Pittsfield, MA

Applications Accepted Starting ASAP

Application Review Starting May 30

Job Summary

Miss Hall’s School seeks a full-time School Counselor for the 2023-24 school year. The School Counselor helps students to manage the social, emotional, and personal challenges of adolescent development.  Through individual counseling, classroom wellness curricula, schoolwide programming, and consultation, the School Counselor supports students in developing emotional awareness, healthy coping strategies, and interpersonal skills. As we serve a student population diverse in many ways, Miss Hall’s encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

Miss Hall’s School inspires and encourages each girl to pursue the highest standards of learning and character; to contribute boldly and creatively to the common good; and to seek a purposeful life based on honor, respect, growth, and personal authenticity.

At Miss Hall’s School, we champion social justice; insist that all community members demonstrate respect for each other through words and actions; and affirm that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to learning and problem solving, discovery and personal growth, and cultivating empathy and cultural competency. Guided by these beliefs, and with the understanding that being an inclusive community requires ongoing work and commitment, we foster cross cultural dialogue and allyship to honor and celebrate our diverse community.


  • Provide individual and group counseling to students in need of support with school adjustment, interpersonal conflicts, academic challenges, and/or mental health struggles
  • Collaborate with the Director of Health and Wellness, the Dean of Students, and the Student Life team to develop and deliver proactive wellness programming that encourages a safe and healthy School environment.
  • Respond to urgent student mental health concerns; perform risk assessments and coordinate plans for student safety including referrals and care coordination.
  • Consult with teachers and other staff on promoting healthy social/emotional development and implementing interventions in the classroom.


  • Master’s degree with LCSW, LMHC, School Counselor, or School Adjustment Counselor licensure required.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the educational field and/or being a part of a support team for students is preferred.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness counseling adolescents and recognition of appropriate boundaries in working with adolescents.
  • Experience developing and delivering group or classroom-based content preferred.
  • Sound judgment and experience addressing sensitive and urgent emotional issues.
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues, family members, and members of the public in a diverse population.
  • Ability to quickly learn and navigate student information systems and online platforms.
  • Demonstrate a genuine commitment to diversity and student success

Salary benchmarked with NAIS medians and commensurate with experience

Miss Hall’s School

Pittsfield, MA
High School
Day, Boarding