Wellness Counselor

Posted: 4 weeks29 days ago

Company/Organization: SC Governor's School for Science & Mathematics

Location: Hartsville, SC

As a school recognized for academic excellence, SCGSSM invites applications for a Wellness Counselor.  This professional will work closely with SCGSSM residential students providing behavioral/mental health support services and programming.  Successful candidates will have specific knowledge regarding the social, emotional, and developmental needs of teenagers and young adults.

The Wellness Counselor will join our wellness team which includes our school nurses and psychologist/licensed professional counselor in assisting with clinical evaluation, therapeutic interventions, and crisis stabilization.  This counselor will provide programming for students independently or in collaboration with other departments and/or student organizations. 

Education of Applicants: The successful applicant must have minimal credentials which include a Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, social work, or a related field with state credentialing as a licensed professional within the discipline.  Professional license must be current. 

Experience of Applicants: The successful applicant must have at least four years of counseling experience, preferably with teenagers and young adults in a specialized setting.  Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to excellence and to educating the whole person.

About GSSM:  Located in Hartsville, SC, SCGSSM is a statewide, public residential high school for 11th and 12th graders specializing in the advanced study of science, mathematics, and engineering.  Visit www.scgssm.org.

Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time temporary, 10-month, position with State benefits and a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The preferred start date is January 2021.

Applying:  This position is open until filled. Please apply electronically, preferably in one pdf file.  Forward a cover letter and resume, along with the GSSM/State Application available on our website (www.scgssm.org/employment), to Careers@gssm.k12.sc.us  Include “Wellness Counselor” in the subject line. The SCGSSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.