Wellness Counselor

Posted: 2 months11 weeks80 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 teen-agers 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 young adults in a specialized setting is welcomed.  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 on or before August 2019.

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.