Head of Wellbeing

LEAF

Place of work
Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
Start date
ASAP
Wage (gross)
1 950 EUR/monthCompensation for the role is starting from 1950 euro gross base, depending on the qualification and track record of final candidate

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

LEAF Academy is an international boarding high school located in Bratislava, Slovakia. The Academy opened its doors in 2016. It currently serves more than 100 students and has 30 full-time staffulty (staff and faculty) with plans to grow enrollment every year.

About the Position:

LEAF Academy is looking for a psychologist who would not only provide counseling but also lead the small Wellbeing team of two other counselors.

Since LEAF Academy students live in the boarding school environment and are in our care 24/7, LEAF Academy has a Wellbeing team to assist students with mental health challenges they face. The team consists of two part time, 0, 75 FTE psychologists who are also certified psychotherapists.

The Wellbeing team responds to students reporting mental health issues, cooperates with other staff members in ensuring students wellbeing, provides support to staff, communicates with external mental health care professionals and parents.

Head of Wellbeing Team’s role:

-lead weekly meetings with all team members
-ensure regular supervision for the team members
-support and guidance for the professional growth of Wellbeing team members
work distribution in the team
-create and maintain a comprehensive school well-being program
-provide psychological interventions including counseling and (if applicable) therapy to students
-be an ongoing resource for advisors, teachers, student life team, parents in -understanding adolescent development and specifics concerning mental health and special needs
-provide overnight on call support/ crisis intervention along with other counselors on a regular schedule
-annual review of Wellbeing team processes and protocols
-annual budget creation and review
-participate in Academy activities

Employee perks, benefits

If you look for routine position and best tangible perks, LEAF Academy may not be the best place for you. If you search for opportunity to follow your personal desire and mission, we can offer:

Meaningful impact: We aspire to support the development of talented young people who have the potential to be change-makers in society by building a boarding school, literally from the ground up!

Professional team environment: You will become part of a diverse and supportive team that strives to be at the forefront of 21st Century Education.

Challenging assignments: We are an entrepreneurial organization. On-the-job learning and fast personal development here is inevitable. You have a chance to bring and immediately implement new ideas

Information about the selection process

The selection process will include interviews with various team members and assignment. We take hiring very seriously and want to make as sure as possible that new members of our team will not only be excellent at what they do, but also passionate for both the role and LEAF mission and thriving in our culture - the side effect being that hiring process can take longer in some

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Vzdelanie v odbore

psychology

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Number of years of experience

5

Personality requirements and skills

-Master's Degree in psychology,
-Participating in psychotherapy training or psychotherapy certificate is a plus
-Thorough knowledge of adolescent development and intervention modalities
-Knowledge of and adherence to the ethical standards and principles of school psychology
-Experience in working with teenagers
-Excellent communication skills
-Commitment to diversity and inclusion, cultural competency and sensitivity in working with students from different racial, ethnic backgrounds and students with special needs
-Flexibility, ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and to work well under pressure
-Advanced English language
-Past or present experience with working in educational institutions is a plus
-Strong strategic thinking, planning and organizational skills
-Proven ability to supervise a team / demonstrated managerial leadership experience

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Brief description of the company

LEAF is a non-profit organization with a mission to contribute to developing young people with the potential to grow into shapers of Slovakia demonstrating: Character (moral qualities based on integrity, respect for others, and humanness), Excellence (a holistic personality exceptional in one or two areas fueled by curiosity, inner motivation, and grit), Entrepreneurial Leadership (a drive for change with high aspirations, a risk taking mindset, and the ability to engage others), and Civic Engagement (unselfish willingness to use one’s qualities for improving his/her community beyond typical expectations), regardless of their socioeconomic backgrounds. In the aim to fulfill this mission, LEAF has launched a portfolio of programs focusing on I, Improving education experience of talented high school students (e.g. mentoring portal, leadership camps, scholarships, teacher mentoring); II, Mitigation of brain-drain (e.g. internships in Slovakia); and III, Development of talented young professionals (e.g. skill-based voluntary program). More information about LEAF can be found at www.leaf.sk

Number of employees

25-49 employees

Company address

LEAF
Prievozská 4
2023623789 Bratislava
http://leaf.sk/
ID: 3990400  Dátum zverejnenia: 22.10.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 950 EUR/month