Upper School Counselor (Long-Term Leave Replacement)
The Hun School of Princeton
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
The Hun School of Princeton seeks an experienced, dynamic and creative Upper School Counselor for a long-term replacement position beginning on December 5, 2022 and concluding on March 31, 2023. This position reports to the Interim Director of Counseling and Wellness, and is part of a collaborative team of Hun School counselors who are responsible for implementing an effective support system for students at all grade levels.
Providing individual counseling services to Upper School students including partnership and communication with parents and mental health professionals in supporting student health;
Providing consultation to parents, faculty and administration on student social/emotional concerns.
A master’s degree, preferably in counseling or a related field;
Background in counseling students at the secondary school level. National or state certifications preferred;
Effective communication and organizational skills;
Familiarity with current trends in education;
A love for working with young people;
A commitment to a diverse and inclusive community;
A passion for working in an innovative, experiential, and student-centered environment;
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with students, parents, faculty, and staff;
Personal qualities including resilience, approachability, and kindness;
A desire to contribute to school life outside of the classroom on a lively boarding school campus.
The Hun School of Princeton is a co-educational, private day and boarding school in Princeton, New Jersey. Individual attention and strong student-faculty relationships are the hallmarks of the School. On the 50-acre campus between Philadelphia and New York City, student-centered, hands-on learning prepares students for the global community in which they will live and work. The Hun School is comprised of 645 students in its Middle School, Upper School, and Postgraduate Program. Our campus is home to students from twenty-two countries and fifteen states.
Our campus is located in historical Princeton, New Jersey, a short train ride away from both New York City (50 miles) and Philadelphia (45 miles). Home to Princeton University, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton Theological Seminary, and an array of cultural centers and organizations, Princeton is regarded as one of the most academically-minded communities in the world. Often named one of the country’s best places to live, Princeton is a friendly, multicultural community surrounded by mountains, parks, and lakes. There are award-winning museums and theatres, celebrated public and private schools, destination restaurants... and hotels, and a robust calendar of community events to enjoy.
The Hun School of Princeton empowers each student to thrive in a diverse and ever-changing world, by nurturing resilient character, providing individual mentorship, and inspiring vigorous and joyful learning.
In our mission of educating global citizens with resilient character, we actively seek candidates who can bring a diversity of experiences and perspectives to our community. The Hun School of Princeton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristics or activity protected by law.
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