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.

If you think a career at Oliverian might be for you, send us a resume (preferably yours)!

CURRENT OPENINGS

Therapist

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.

 

The counseling department’s mission is to provide consistent and effective therapeutic support to students and their families. The counseling department serves to educate students, families, and staff as to the reality of mental health issues in order to reduce stigma and increase effective support.  The ideal candidate is licensed or license ready in the state of NH, loves working with adolescents, has provided therapy in a school setting, is comfortable and experienced with a wide range and intensity of mental health issues, and has a demeanor that is warm, confident, and flexible.

Our therapists are deeply invested in our community and must be comfortable managing professional boundaries while engaging students and parents in a variety of settings and roles.  Therapists at Oliverian report to the director of counseling.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Meet weekly with each student on their case load and monitor weekly functioning of each student as it relates to social, emotional, and academic needs
  • Advise the interdisciplinary team regarding a student’s psychosocial strategy, balancing the need for confidentiality and therapeutic trust with the need for an effective interdisciplinary circle of confidentiality
  • Keep comprehensive documents related to student assessments, support plans, and weekly progress notes for each student
  • Support colleagues with education and advice on issues related to adolescent mental health, family dynamics, and psychosocial development
  • Participate on weekend rotations as respite staff
  • Engage in weekly counseling supervision with their supervisor
  • Engage in continued education efforts related to counseling best practices
  • Develop and facilitate adolescent support or psycho-educational groups
  • Complete mental health crisis assessments and interventions
  • Participate enthusiastically in the life of the school community
  • Other duties as assigned

 

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 “Therapist” in the subject line. For additional information, please visit our website at 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, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

 

Humanities 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.

The Oliverian academic department provides an engaging and challenging academic curriculum that prepares students for college, while remaining responsive to their individual strengths, special needs, and diverse learning styles.  Oliverian teachers seek to inspire a love of learning through a focus on engagement, student choice, and experiential and applied learning. We support students in identifying, gaining access to, and transitioning into appropriate post-secondary opportunities.

 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Plan and teach a variety of integrated English and Social Studies classes for students in grades 9 through 12.
  • Be responsible for providing exceptional instruction, balancing challenge and support for students with a wide range of learning profiles and academic background and ability.
  • Serve as an academic advisor and team leader to a group of five or six students.  As team lead, you will be the point person for communication with parents, and will collaborate with other team members to develop individualized guidance for each advisee.
  • Maintain excellent record keeping and communication regarding student work.
  • Serve as respite dorm parent every third weekend.  Support after school programming and evening study halls one or two days per week. Respite duties include organizing campus extracurricular activities as well as leading off-campus trips.   Valid driver’s license required.
  • Have a BA in the humanities; MA, MFA or PhD is preferred.

 

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 “Humanities Teacher” 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, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.