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Mental Health Counselor Temp Position (November 8, 2021 – March 11, 2022)

St. Mary’s Academy (Inglewood)






Full-time Preferred, Salaried Exempt Position

St. Mary’s Academy seeks a Mental Health Counselor who will provide students with comprehensive, individualized counseling to ensure the educational, personal, and social-emotional growth of our students. In addition, he/she will work with faculty and parents to address any student performance and/or behavioral concerns. St. Mary’s Academy is a Catholic, private, college preparatory high school for young women, founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, that shapes women of distinction who are committed to lifelong learning and service to the “dear neighbor”. We are looking for a Mental Health Counselor interested in a temporary position starting on November 8, 2021 and ending on March 11, 2022. Prefer full-time, but are willing to provide flexibility.


● At least two years of experience working with the academic, social, and emotional needs of high school age students and parents in a school setting required
● Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and/or confidential information with parents, teachers, and administrators
● Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and decision making
● Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills
● Experience with student and parent programming and informational sessions
● Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Counseling or Social Work (preferred)
● Bilingual in Spanish (preferred)
● Provides individual, group, and family counseling to assist students in overcoming behavioral/emotional challenges and guide students in the development of skills and strategies to achieve educational goals
● Develops and implements student success plans
● Attends IEP and 504 meetings and contributes to the goals and planning for the students
● Acts as student advocates in order to coordinate required services or to resolve problems in crisis situations
● Refers students or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary
● Evaluates the student’s progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives
● Serves as a liaison to community resources that provide services to students and parents in medical, psychiatric, therapeutic, and other needs
● Plans, prepares, and conducts in-service education for other school professionals on various topics applying to students with behavioral/mental health needs
● Prepares and maintains all required records and reports
Information/Application Contact:
Submit the following to St. Mary’s Academy, 701 Grace Avenue, Inglewood, CA 90301 or through email at
● Resume outlining qualifications and related background
● Cover letter with a description of why you want to work at St. Mary’s Academy
● Three professional references or two letters of reference dated within the past 1 year

Information/Application Contact

St. Mary’s Academy (Inglewood)

701 Grace Ave

Inglewood, CA 90301