VAISEF Member Job Posting – Little Keswick School – Residential Counselors

Immediate Openings: Residential Counselors, Full, Part time & Weekend

Little Keswick School is a private, therapeutic, residential school serving boys, ages 9-18 years old who have learning disabilities and emotional challenges. Little Keswick School is an award winning program located in central Virginia, six miles east of Charlottesville, home of the University of Virginia, and near the Blue Ridge Mountains. We are best known for our history of success using a nurturing approach to help unique students grow and develop. We take pride in helping our students experience success, but also in nurturing the growth of our staff as people and professionals.

The Residential Program seeks energetic, engaging applicants who have a passion for helping children experience personal growth. The Residential program offers students a setting to practice and learn interpersonal and life skills. Counselors are responsible for building therapeutic relationships, teaching Social Thinking © skills, planning engaging leisure activities, and supporting in life space counseling. The ideal applicant is a blended-professional who is organized, who can attend to details, who enjoys being physically active, and who can use inter-personal skills in supporting others.

Experience working with adolescents is required.

Benefits of working for Little Keswick School include:

  • Hands-on experience working with students having a wide range of social and emotional needs
  • Opportunities to consult with Educators and Psychologists on a daily basis
  • Participation in weekly professional development meetings
  • Implementing an innovative and proven behavioral intervention program
  • Being part of a Nationally Recognized, Award-Winning program
  • Mandt certification
  • Medical, dental, life insurance, tuition assistance
  • Profit sharing plan & 401 K
  • $35,000 – 39,000 for full time with benefits based on experience

Contact: Marc Columbus P.O. Box 24 Keswick, VA 22947 Phone: 434-295-0457, Fax: 434-977-1892 Please email resume to: childebrand@littlekeswickschool.net Web: www.littlekeswickschool.net