Carondelet High School Wellness Programming Assistant
Carondelet High School (About us) is looking for a Wellness Programming Assistant effective immediately. The Wellness Programming Assistant at Carondelet High School works in a team with three Wellness counselors under the supervision of the VP for Student Life and Mission. The Wellness Counseling Department collaborates to provide short-term intervention to students for social, emotional, or crisis events that may impact their behavior or physical and mental well-being. This is done in a safe, confidential, non-judgmental, and supportive environment.
Keeping in mind the mission of Carondelet High School, the Wellness Programming Assistant helps the student, guiding her in her spiritual, intellectual, psychological, and social choices.
Develops and strengthens long-term relationships with students by working cooperatively to resolve current concerns by recommending supportive strategies and providing ongoing guidance
Implements a student-centered and social-emotional approach with the Carondelet missions and core values that encourages people to appreciate their individuality and identify new ways to develop their potential
Lives the mission of the school, in the CSJ tradition, through a thorough knowledge and understanding of the mission, vision, and values of Carondelet High School.
Engages enthusiastically with and responds positively to the needs of students, faculty, families, staff, alumni, and the public outside the school in order to help maintain a positive and vibrant school community.
Is a life-long learner who takes advantage of professional growth opportunities related to their job and education in general.
Is an equity-focused, inclusive [faculty or staff] member with the ability to support an environment where a growth mindset is a prominent presence in all aspects of school life
Embraces the school’s culture of philanthropy.
Maintains strict confidentiality in all matters regarding student health.
Recognizes the importance of timely and effective responses to communication.
Fully assumes leadership responsibility for areas assigned.
Other duties may be assigned as needed.
Coordinates spaces for students who have e-visits with therapists during the school day.
Supervises the shared student space of the Wellness Center.
Supervises calm room spaces in the Wellness Center.
Supports the preparation and implementation of programming tailored to each grade level and their development in collaboration with Associate Director of Wellness Counseling and the VP of Student Life and Mission.
Supports the Wellness Counseling Department in educating CHS faculty, staff, and community on mental health/wellness, substance abuse, and physical safety issues. Communicates electronically and supports assemblies and parent information seminars.
Supports the Wellness Counselors in educating students in various strategies, activities, and making choices that enable students to maintain positive mental and emotional health and to teach behaviors that can encourage wellness and healthy lifestyle choices.
Checks in with students who are experiencing an acute SEL issue and are not currently working with a Wellness Counselor.
Refers students to the Wellness Counselors when needed.
Collaborates with the wellness counseling team on direct wellness programming (substance abuse, sexual assault prevention, anti-bullying awareness, and other relevant programs) ensuring that these initiatives are supported and nurtured in the Wellness Center space.
Audits, orders, and maintains material resources of the Wellness Center and Wellness programming.
Keeps accurate records of student use of shared student spaces, calm rooms and e-visits.
Maintains daily records regarding outreach with students.
Logs all relevant student information in Powerschool and other School Platforms as needed
Other duties related to programming and school functions.
A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is required (sociology, psychology, etc.)
Experience in a high school environment or with high school students
Preference for a candidate with a strong understanding of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion best practice.
Preference for a candidate with a strong understanding of adolescent behavioral health and SEL.
Effective interpersonal skills
Effective communicators both written and verbal
Ability to work as a member of a team
Proficient in digital platforms related to school life
Comfortable with technology and digital platforms to create, facilitate, analyze data, and communicate with an aim towards effectuating positive professional and organizational change