Uniquely Serving Christ
St. Louis Catholic School located in Clarksville, Maryland, is seeking candidates for a full time School Counselor for the 2023-2024 school year. The counselor must be able to work with students and parents to provide academic and personal guidance that supports the school’s philosophy and mission of excellence in Catholic education. In addition to counseling, the position will be involved in our PBIS program and student council leadership and teach classes that promote social and emotional health. This position works collaboratively with the primary school counselor.
Active member of a faith community and being a model of the teaching of Jesus
Support and uphold the philosophy of the Catholic Church, Catholic education, and the school's mission
Meet with students individually and in small group settings
Provide support, guidance, observation and assistance to teachers regarding students' social and behavioral issues
Present appropriate social skills, mental health awareness, team building, and problem solving activities in classrooms
Provide materials for referrals to outside professionals for students needing additional support
Provide proactive leadership that engages all stakeholders in the diversity of programs and services to help students achieve school success
With approximately 550 students, St. Louis School offers student instruction from Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Twice named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, St. Louis School is a parish school that provides an environment that fosters creativity, a joy of learning and Catholic values. The school and parish share a strong partnership and the pastor is actively involved in the school programs. St. Louis School offers an accredited curriculum anchored by a certified STEM program, expansive technology resources, an academic support team and on-going professional development on best instructional practices through a site-based mentor. Located between Washington, DC, and Baltimore, Maryland, the area offers diverse housing options; access to a large variety of cultural opportunities and major sports teams; a diverse geographic location with easy access to the ocean and mountains; and several universities for continued education.