Father Ryan High School


Father Ryan High School


Job Summary

Father Ryan High School is seeking to hire a self-motivated and experienced candidate to join our Personal Counseling Team. This is a 10-month position (August-May) with some evening and weekend responsibilities throughout the school year. Ideal candidates should be skilled in providing social and emotional support to adolescents, be able to work independently and have a solid working knowledge of the latest behavioral health interventions. Previous experience working in a school setting is an advantage.

Job Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities of Personal Counselor:

-Provide individual mental health counseling, de-escalation, crisis intervention, case management and referral services

-Provide Risk Assessment and Screenings as appropriate

-Communicate with parents/guardians to address concerns and support student development

-Collaborate with outpatient providers to ensure continuity of care

-Work in partnership with school faculty and staff to support social, emotional, and behavioral well-being of students

-Co-facilitate family education groups

-Assist with overseeing Peer Mentor Program

-Conduct classroom presentations as needed

-Work directly with Director of Personal Counseling to identify and coordinate other duties to support student needs

-Maintain professional standards and present as a role model for master’s level interns within the Personal Counseling Department


Interested candidates must hold a master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field with a minimum of 2 years’ experience. Preference given to candidates who are licensed in their field or are license eligible.

Additional Information





-403(b) Match

-Life Insurance

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send the following: 1-letter of introduction, 2-resume, and 3-personal philosophy of counseling to Rhonda Jones, Director of Personal Counseling at jonesr@fatherryan.org please include “10-Month Counseling Position” in the subject line. Be prepared to provide 3 professional references upon request.


  • Date Posted: August 16, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Working Hours: M-F 7:30-4:00, with some after hours/weekends