School Adjustment Counselor

DISTRICT – Mt. Anthony Union High School District, Inc.
BUILDING – Mt. Anthony Union High School


  • State of Vermont Licensure, or the ability to obtain licensure, as a counselor, school psychologist, or social worker
  • Experience counseling individual and groups of students
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working with high school aged students within a school setting preferred
  • A Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or the equivalent

Duties (include but are not limited to):
  • Consults and cooperates with guidance counselors, school clinicians, principals, nurses, and classroom teachers in assessing the mental and emotional health of the individual student having school difficulty and in evolving appropriate plans
  • Counsels students individually and in small groups.
  • Determines and implements appropriate therapeutic strategies to effect changes in behavioral and social interactions of students and their families
  • Provides individual and group therapeutic counseling (including anxiety support, social skills training, anger management, conflict resolution, etc.) to students and their families
  • Participates as a member of school based teams to develop interventions for promoting students’ academic success
  • Provides de-escalation and crisis intervention services
  • Responsible for pre-referral conferences with school personnel in a team context for the appropriate intervention for a student.
  • Responsible for individual and/or group short-term counseling with, or otherwise assisting, referred students.
  • Responsible for cooperating and consulting as a team member with teachers, principals and other school personnel for purposes of diagnosing, evaluating and recommending interventions for the adjustment of students.
  • Works with school-based security team to address behavioral needs of students.
  • Responsible for providing outreach and follow-up for students referred because of attendance problems.
  • Responsible for compiling, summarizing, maintaining, and submitting data or other records of pupils referred for appraisal to appropriate school personnel.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE – Please apply on School Spring, for more information, contact:

Wendy Foran, Director of Special Education 
Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union 
246 South Stream Road 
Bennington, VT 05201 

Application Deadline: March 7, 2019