Part-time School Counselor
Tandem Friends School seeks a Part-time School Counselor to work with students and collaborate with faculty and administrators to address the social-emotional needs of our students, grades 5-12. The counselor will serve as a vital contact person and resource for students, teachers, and parents.
Specific responsibilities include:
- Provide short-term individual counseling in order to assess the nature of concerns and offer appropriate resources to students and families. Students who need regular counseling will be referred to an outside professional.
- Participate in student support meetings to discuss individual students and to identify strategies to address their situations.
- Provide support to classroom teachers and administrators regarding students facing social and emotional issues.
- Collaborate with administrators and teachers on the development of school programming.
Applicants must maintain a professional certification in an accredited field (e.g., social work, psychology, counseling, etc.); licensure (LCSW, LPC, LMHC) is desired. Previous experience working with adolescents is required; experience working in a school setting is expected. A background or interest in student health and wellness programming and instruction is ideal. The school counselor will work regular part-time hours every week (exact schedule to be determined in collaboration with whomever is hired).
Tandem Friends School aspires to be an equitable and inclusive school community. The school welcomes applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Director of Development
Tandem Friends School, a co-ed, Quaker, 5th-12th grade independent day school in Charlottesville, Virginia, seeks an experienced, full-time, Director of Development to join its advancement staff.
The Director of Development creates and executes a comprehensive plan to increase philanthropy at Tandem Friends School. S/he will plan and implement an annual fundraising plan including soliciting gifts, recruiting and managing volunteers, and creating all material. The Director will also participate in alumni relations, plan and execute fundraising and cultivation/stewardship events, and collaborate with the Director of Advancement to raise gifts for program, endowment and facilities projects as necessary. The Director of Development also maintains a portfolio of major donors for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. This position reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement.
Successful candidates will have at least 5-7 years experience in development, be highly organized and detail-oriented and have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated success in an annual fund role and familiarity with fundraising databases highly preferred. We seek an individual who shares our strong enthusiasm for the School and willingness to support its mission, its talented faculty and staff, and its diverse community of students and families. This role requires a responsive, action-oriented person who can operate both independently and as a vital team member within a fast-paced environment. This is a non-exempt position, which may require overtime and some weekends.
Tandem Friends School aspires to be an equitable and inclusive school community. The school welcomes applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and references to email@example.com
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Tandem Friends does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or national ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, scholarship or loan programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.