Current Job Postings

Current Job Posting

Xavier High School is seeking applicants for a full-time guidance counselor position.

The ideal candidate will:

  • demonstrate a passion for working with adolescent boys in a Catholic, college-prep setting;
  • support and uphold the mission of a Catholic and Xaverian educational community;
  • demonstrate the ability to counsel students dealing with personal, academic, developmental, and wellness issues;
  • collaborate with fellow counselors, faculty members, and the administration in supporting students;
  • be committed to working closely with parents and be available for evening and periodic weekend programming;
  • be able to coordinate counseling programs and support other school-wide programs;
  • demonstrate the ability to guide families through the college application process;
  • have superior communication and interpersonal skills;
  • possess excellent time management and organizational skills and be able to adapt to the complexities of the job;
  • possess at least a bachelor’s degree (a master’s degree is preferred) in School Counseling, Social Work, or a related field;
  • have counseling experience in a high school setting;
  • be open to taking a role in the community outside of the classroom.

Interested candidates should send the following to the attention of Mr. Brendan Donohue, Principal at

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Educational and Counseling Philosophy
  • Transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation

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