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Open Positions:

  • School Counselor (part-time)

School Counselor: K-12 (Part Time)

Job Overview – Under the direction of the Head of the School, the school counselor develops and maintains an effective school counseling program consistent with the school’s mission and goals. The counselor works to create an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of all students.  The counselor communicates regularly with all constituents: students, parents, staff and community.  Development and selection of lessons and materials to support personal and social/emotional growth is a central responsibility of the position.

This position reports to: Head of School

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in school counseling with related licensure and 3 years of experience required. 
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provision of services to students in the area of personal/social development.
  • Counsel students individually and in small groups.
  • Conduct classroom personal/social development activities.
  • Review data frequently to ensure that the program is meeting the personal/social development of all students.
  • Encourage teacher/parent communication and community involvement.
  • Assist students in conflict resolution.
  • Crisis management
  • Serve as resource for school personnel and parents.
  • Participate in professional development activities.
  • Observe, monitor, and participate in children's play activities.
  • Promote a safe and healthy environment based on safety standards set within the program.
  • Appropriately redirect negative student behaviors.
  • Report any concerns and questions regarding the program (students, parents, equipment needs, supplies, other staff, volunteers, etc.) to the Head of School.
  • Other responsibilities, as required.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume electronically to Dr. Judy Jankowski, head of school, at jjankowski@cba-va.org

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the CBA family!

Our faculty and staff come to us from diverse life experiences and have a wide range of academic and professional credentials. However, they all have one thing in common - a passionate commitment to empowering students by nurturing their independence, self-esteem and personal pride. We offer an opportunity for educators and staff to work in a unique learning environment, sharing their gifts and talents with exceptional students who work hard to succeed and families committed to supporting that goal. Our teachers match instruction to individual learning styles, and share a personal commitment to support each student socially and emotionally. At Chesapeake Bay Academy our educators aren’t just teachers, but also advocates, mentors, and most importantly, champions for their students.

For administrative and support staff, CBA is a collaborative, welcoming environment where students, parents, and staff work together to achieve success. Our staff play a key role in fulfilling CBA’s mission.

CBA is proud to be a Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Certified organization. The V3 community is represented by a wide range of industries across the Commonwealth, from large and small businesses alike. These companies have demonstrated to the Commonwealth that they Value Veterans, and have made a public commitment to hire Veterans into their workforce.

Chesapeake Bay Academy will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age (as defined by applicable law), religion, gender, race, color, national origin, sexual preference, disability, equal pay, genetic information, or any other protected classification.