More Than a Job

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Working at Oliverian is more than a job…it’s a career, a community, a family, a lifestyle.  If you are a talented teacher, therapist, administrator or other school professional who loves working with teenagers—especially quirky, smart, creative, challenging ones—Oliverian is hard to beat.  Our class sizes are small and our colleagues are incredibly collaborative and supportive.  We pour ourselves into our work, but also know how to laugh, play, and rest.

Current Openings

Mental Health Counselor

Are you ready to engage with students in a dynamic and immersive way?  To have an impact on a student’s daily life, helping them work towards change and growth?  To work with a team of dedicated and passionate educators that keep the student at the forefront of their daily work?

Oliverian School seeks a masters-level clinician to provide mental health counseling to our bright, engaging, and vulnerable high school students.  We are an alternative, college-preparatory boarding high school for bright adolescents who are struggling with challenges such as anxiety, depression, school avoidance, and learning differences.  We help students embrace their unique identities, purpose, and voice so that they can contribute to any situation to find their place in the world.

Oliverian counselors carry a caseload of 10-15 students, providing individual therapy to each student to help them reach their therapeutic goals.  Counselors work closely with students’ academic advisors and dorm parents to ensure a collaborative, coordinated approach throughout the milieu.  Counselors provide parent coaching and family work when needed.  Counselors participate in educational and recreational programming and are integral members of our school community.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be licensed or license ready in the state of New Hampshire.
  • Love working with adolescents.
  • Have provided therapy in a school setting or within a community model.
  • Be comfortable and experienced with a wide range and intensity of mental health issues, including safety assessment and planning.
  • Communicate clearly and consistently with all necessary stake-holders and maintain organized and detailed clinical documentation.
  • Have a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or related degree.
  • Have knowledge of, and experience utilizing, various therapeutic modalities. Knowledge of Evidence Based Practices and a willingness to engage in Practice Based Evidence, as well as other related clinical assessment skills.

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance and Dental Plan
  • 503b Retirement Plan: With standard matching per school plan
  • Time-Off: 6- 8 weeks of vacation during regular school breaks
  • Family Leave: Per school plan
  • Clinical supervision
  • Meals: Meals are available to faculty and their family and visitors
  • Housing: On campus housing provided

If you are passionate about creating positive and supportive relationships with teens, please reach out to us!

To Apply: Email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] with “Counselor” in the subject line.

Oliverian is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Adventure Teacher

Oliverian School is an alternative, college-preparatory boarding high school for bright adolescents who have not felt at home in traditional settings.  Our supportive academic and student-life program helps students embrace their unique identity, purpose, and voice so that they can contribute to any situation and find their place the world.

Oliverian teachers seek to inspire a love of learning through a focus on engagement, student choice, and experiential and applied learning. Our adventure program plays a key role in students’ growth and development, challenging them to expand their comfort zone, increase their distress tolerance, build their physical fitness, grow their leadership capacity, and learn to balance their own needs with those of a group.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Oversee the school’s adventure program, with a focus on risk management while providing an exciting and challenging array of adventure experiences.
  • Plan and teach a variety of adventure classes for students in grades 9 through 12. Classes may focus on activities such as rock climbing, road and/or mountain biking, skiing and/or snowboarding, hiking and backpacking, canoeing, orienteering, and camping skills.
  • Be responsible for providing exceptional instruction, balancing challenge and support for students with a wide range of learning profiles and academic background and ability.
  • Act as “team lead” for up to 2 students. This role involves active mentorship of each student, being the point person for communication with parents, and collaborating with other team members to develop individualized guidance for each student.
  • Maintain excellent record keeping and communication regarding student work.
  • In accordance with our residential duty schedule, work every third weekend, leading adventure trips and activities including at least 3 overnight trips per school year. Valid driver’s license required.
  • Have a relevant bachelor’s degree, current WFR certification (at a minimum), and extensive field leadership experience.

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance, Flexible Spending Plan, Vision Plan and Dental Plan
  • 503b Retirement Plan: With standard matching per school plan
  • Time-Off: 6- 8 weeks of vacation during regular school breaks
  • Family Leave: Per school plan
  • Meals: Meals are available to faculty and his/her family and visitors
  • Housing: On campus housing provided

To Apply: Email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] with “Adventure Teacher” in the subject line. For additional information, please visit our website www.oliverianschool.org.

Oliverian is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.