WESTTOWN SCHOOL - CO- OR ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF COLLEGE COUNSELING

3-6-18
Westtown School, a diverse K–12 Quaker day and boarding school located in beautiful Chester County, PA., seeks a Co- or Associate Director of College Counseling with previous college counseling experience, exceptional interpersonal skills, strong facility with technology, and the ability to connect meaningfully with students and families throughout our intentionally diverse community.

The Co- or Associate Director is responsible for counseling approximately 30 students in their junior and senior years; co-teaching Junior and Senior Seminar, our college counseling class; hosting college representatives every fall and communicating with them throughout the year; planning and giving presentations to students, colleagues, and families; and supporting school-based standardized testing.

This highly collaborative ten-month position requires a well-organized self-starter with a growth mindset to interact with all constituencies of the school, both internal and external.

College counselors at Westtown, like all full-time upper school faculty, are also required to participate in our residential program, including a weekly duty night and duty weekends throughout the year.

Requirements:

  1. At least three years’ experience in a similar role
  2. BA/BS degree

Independent and/or boarding school experience is also valued

The determination of Co- or Associate Director will be based on the experience and skill set of the hired candidate.

A competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience, is available. 

Interested, qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Lana Valenzuela, Director of Human Resources, at http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter and select Show All Job Openings.