Director of Counseling

Wallingford, CT

Choate Rosemary Hall seeks a Director of Counseling with a start date of August 2022. The Director of Counseling position is a 46-week administrative faculty position reporting to the Director of Health and Wellness. Choate Health Services is a multidisciplinary department providing mental health, behavioral health, medical care, and other supportive services to the students of Choate Rosemary Hall.

The Director of Counseling acts as part of the Health Services management team during the academic year and summer programs, and is responsible for coordinating and providing psychological evaluations, direct counseling and therapy, crisis intervention, and behavioral health outreach for students at Choate Rosemary Hall within the scope of their training and licensure. This position includes a caseload for an appropriate number of student referrals and administrative duties associated with leading the counseling team. The Director of Counseling oversees the daily operation of the counseling program at Choate, coordinates all services to students by the Counseling Team and provides clinical supervision to members of the Counseling Team as appropriate. As part of the management team, they also provide direction and contribute to the planning of short- and long-term goals for Choate Health Services. Please review the full job description and minimum candidate qualifications.

Teaching at Choate:

Choate Rosemary Hall is a coeducational, independent secondary school located in central Connecticut with 850 boarding and day students and over 300 employees.  Choate serves intellectually gifted and motivated students of diverse backgrounds from across the globe whose commitment to serious study is enhanced in an academically challenging and personally supportive setting.

Choate provides students with transformative and meaningful experiences that instill lifelong habits of learning, leadership, and service, shaped by innovative and passionate educators. Teaching faculty at Choate are innovative, collaborative, and committed to our students' intellectual, social, emotional, and character development.  Our faculty understands that each of our students has the potential for growth and works to encourage students to develop their own ideas and voices in learner-centered environments.

For its students and employees alike, Choate strives to be a diverse and inclusive community where all feel valued and embraced. On our campus, principled individuals from diverse backgrounds are united through common purpose, active engagement, and mutual respect. We celebrate differences and the richness of our varied backgrounds and experiences. Recognizing that living in an inclusive community can also present challenges we embrace those challenges through ongoing dialogue and interaction, enhancing empathy and appreciation for those whose perspectives differ from our own.

Choate also believes that great teachers are great role models both in and out of the classroom.  Choate expects its faculty to embrace the ethos of a growth mindset throughout their careers by actively developing their abilities as teachers and mentors at a residential school.  The School supports faculty growth throughout the year, both on and off campus, through a variety of opportunities.

Choate prohibits in all its programs, including hiring and employment practices, discrimination against or harassment of any member or group based upon age, gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, marital status, civil union status, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, or any other category protected by Connecticut or federal law.