Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School is seeking a highly skilled and dynamic Guidance Counselor to provide individual, small-group, and classroom guidance services to our elementary school students. Counselors must posses strong interpersonal and communication skills along with a sophisticated understanding of child development and mental health to support the social, emotional, and behavioral needs of students. In addition to direct services with students, consultation and collaboration with parents, school team members, and outside providers are essential components of the Counselor’s role and responsibilities. Counselors are integral members of the Student Support Team and will work closely with teachers, learning specialists, and the administrative team under supervision of the Director of Student Support Services.
Requirements: Master’s Degree and 3-5 years experience as a school Guidance Counselor.
About Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School
The mission of The Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital is to provide a strong foundation in Jewish and secular learning, laying the groundwork for our students to become knowledgeable, responsible Jews and citizens, deeply committed to the community at large, to Jewish living and values, and to the people and state of Israel. Our school strives to create an environment filled with warmth, joy, and intellectual excitement that celebrates the unique qualities of each student, respects varied approaches to Judaism, fosters a strong sense of ethics and of self, embraces diversity, and builds a community of lifelong learners.
The Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital is an independent, pluralistic Jewish day school that offers a dual curriculum of General and Judaic studies for students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 7. The school is coeducational, and welcomes students from the entire spectrum of Jewish observance, both affiliated and non-affiliated. Upon completion of our program, students are well-prepared for further study at area public, private or Jewish day schools