Burr and Burton Academy (BBA) seeks a full-time school counselor, beginning August 2018. Candidates must be knowledgeable about and have experience guiding high school students in developing academic, career, and personal goals, as well as post-high school plans.
Primary responsibilities include advising students, designing program, collaborating with faculty and staff, supporting families, building relationships with colleges and universities, and overseeing college applications for approximately 140 students. Ideal candidates have a degree in school counseling or a related field, are collaborative team players, enjoy working with teenagers, and have strong organizational and communication skills.
Burr and Burton Academy is an independent, coeducational Vermont high school that serves the public; it is the school of choice for students from Manchester and thirteen surrounding communities.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and references (preferably in a single pdf document) to Robin Urbanski, Assistant to the Headmaster, by March 1st.
Additional Salary Information: based on experience and education
About Burr and Burton Academy
Burr and Burton Academy is an independent, coeducational New England secondary school that serves as the school of choice for 710 students from Manchester, Vermont and thirteen surrounding communities, as well as over seventy students from overseas.
Situated at the foot of Mt. Equinox and overlooking picturesque Manchester Village, Burr and Burton is a school with a proud tradition of educating students of diverse backgrounds and talents in a warm and caring environment that encourages excellence and community.
The trustees and faculty of Burr and Burton are dedicated to upholding the highest academic standards while at the same time seeking the integrated development of all students through aesthetic appreciation, athletic competition, physical well-being and technological competency.
Burr and Burton Academy’s mission is to educate students intellectually and morally for a life of responsibility, integrity, and service. Burr and Burton Academy delivers its mission through its core values:
Engaging, vigorous educational experiences in academics, athletics and the arts;
Respect for individual differences;
The highest standards of performance and behavior;
A mindset of perseverance;
A supportive and caring community.