About Charleston Collegiate School:
Charleston Collegiate School is an independent day school that strives to recognize, nurture, and challenge each of its students. Organized as a Lower School (PK-4), Middle School (5-8), and Upper School (9-12).

Our teachers are creative, energetic, highly-skilled, and passionate about collaborative learning. They employ a hands-on, "teacher as coach" methodology and are able to connect educational lessons to life experiences. Our teachers have a proven track record of success with diverse learners, and their teaching methods incorporate problem-solving in the classroom and innovatively use technology in the students' learning experiences.

Open Positions:

Head of School 
Click here for Position Profile
Click here for F.A.Q  regarding the new Head of School search

Maintenance Assistant (part-time):

Afternoons five days/week, $15.00/hour, working in a school setting.  Reports to the Maintenance Director.  Duties as assigned, including indoor and outdoor cleaning and maintenance tasks.  Email application to HR@CHARLESTONCOLLEGIATE.ORG

Charleston Collegiate - K-6th Guidance Counselor (0.6)

Charleston Collegiate School (CCS) is seeking a part time (0.6) Guidance Counselor for grades K - 6.  This is a rare opportunity to join a truly innovative and collaborative teaching team and to work with awesome students. The successful candidate will partner with our existing part-time counselor.  
Successful candidates will be creative, energetic, and highly skilled practitioners who are passionate about supporting young people in a collaborative manner. Furthermore, they should also have a proven track record of success with diverse learners. 
Job Description:
Implement and maintain student support service programs in conformance with CCS philosophy and mission, including school counseling and guidance, prevention programs, truancy prevention, health services, and safety & crisis intervention

Provide individual student support, individual counseling, group counseling, and mediation services as needed.

Act as the school testing coordinator with the support of the two Principals. 

Provide students and parents with community resources as necessary.

Consult with teachers and offer professional development regarding student social/emotional issues. 

Assist with crisis intervention, de-escalation and help process serious events.

Participate in and support the school’s philosophy of Conscious Discipline.

Collaborate and liaise with external therapists/counselors/psychologists/educational professionals to coordinate student learning with their clinical therapy work.

Consult with parents to discuss social/emotional/well-being issues as needed.

Provide short-term supportive counseling to students and refer to appropriate health professionals as needed.

Collaborate with community professionals in order to maintain current referral lists.

Provide prevention programming and teach Character Education Classes in the lower & middle school. 

Maintain appropriate records of student meetings and interventions for legal or school related information sharing.

Provide appropriate PD to develop teachers as coaches and find ways to strengthen the student-teacher alliance.

Devise parent education programs and forums in partnership with Divisional Principals

Organize and participate in meetings, workshops, seminars as related to student behavior, student counseling/coaching for the purpose of conveying and gathering information required to make decisions related to individuals.

Act positively and be passionate about student success.

Person Specification - Knowledge, Skills, and Physical Requirements:
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in social work, counseling or psychology

Licensed professional in social work, counseling or psychology

Minimum of 2 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families

Experience with social/emotional learning and knowledge about early intervention research.

3-5 years experience working in a school environment.

Ability to maintain confidentiality in a professional manner essential.

Ability to relate well to people; relate to the problems and concerns of the students, parents, school administration and the community.  Must maintain a high level of integrity with regard to matters that may be considered confidential in nature.

Must be able to work collaboratively.

Must be able to sit, stand for long periods of time.

Must be able to bend, stretch and reach as necessary.

May require lifting an item up to 20 pounds.

Able to work in an environment that requires calm under pressure and ability to adjust work priorities at a moment’s notice.

Able to work in a temperature controlled environment and extreme heat periodically.

 The above describes the general nature and level of work. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required as they are ever-changing in a dynamic work environment.

Application Requirements:

Candidates are required to complete and submit the online application form and a letter of application detailing their suitability for the role to kmasoner@charlestoncollegiate.org. The successful candidate will be required to undertake the necessary background checks.

Key Information:

Job Type: Part-time 
Start date: August 2021

Substitute Teachers

We are always looking to add substitute teachers to our Sub List! If you are interested in substitute teaching opportunities, please email your teaching philosophy, a sample lesson plan, a completed application, and resume to hr@charlestoncollegiate.org


2024 Academy Drive
Johns Island, SC 29455

Phone: 843-559-5506

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