School Adjustment Counselor

Counseling · Roxbury, Massachusetts
Department Counseling
Employment Type Full-time
Minimum Experience Experienced

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About City on a Hill (CoaH)

City on a Hill graduates college-ready students that are responsible, resourceful and respectful democratic citizens, who are prepared to compete in 21st century community, culture and commerce. We do so by emphasizing academic achievement, citizenship, teacher leadership, and public accountability. 


As a member of the City on a Hill Charter Public School team, the School Adjustment Counselor will provide individual counseling for students and collaborate with other City on a Hill administrators to ensure students are supported in their social-emotional learning. This role reports to the Director of Climate and Culture.


  • Provide counseling and support services for selected students, and referrals for outside counseling, as needed;
  • Consult, communicate and collaborate with families, teachers, administrators and other community resources regarding students with identified concerns and needs;
  • Co-facilitate Student Support Team (SST) Meetings in conjunction with Director of Climate and Culture;
  • Complete documentation on daily counseling services with students, maintain accurate records and case files, and provide feedback to staff and families on student progress;
  • Assist teachers, students, and parents in the effective creation and implementation of individual behavior plans;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Culture & Climate and Principal


  • A belief that all students can and must learn at high levels and a commitment your own continued learning, particularly as it relates to City on a Hill’s journey to operating as an anti-racist school;
  • An LICSW, LCSW, or LSW (or working towards a licensure, requiring supervision hours) or hold a DESE license in school counseling or adjustment counseling;
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 2+ years of experience working with high school students


  • Comfort and familiarity with student information databases (DeansList, etc)
  • Master's Degree
  • Experience working in a charter school setting

We understand that people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences which may be transferable to this role. We are an equal opportunity employer, are committed to racial equity, and we make a particular effort to recruit people of color, indigenous people, and gender-non-conforming people to apply for open positions.

Additional Information:

It is the policy of City on a Hill Charter Public School to obtain all available Federal and State background information through both SAFIS (Statewide Applicant Fingerprint Identification Services) and CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), as allowed by law, of all employees and prospective employees of the school.  

City on a Hill provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, City on a Hill complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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    Roxbury, Massachusetts
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