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Employment Opportunities
at Pilot

The Pilot School is an incredible place to work. We are always looking for innovative, curious professionals who can bring energy and enthusiasm to whatever they do. With state-of-the-art facilities, a robust support team, a commitment to excellence, and a love of teamwork, Pilot faculty and staff have much longer than average career spans at the school. Our students benefit from the wisdom and experience of our teaching corps, and we constantly strive to push ourselves to new horizons. 

As an organization dedicated to unlocking the potential of each and every one of our students, The Pilot School recognizes the necessity for a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community. As such, the Pilot School is an equal opportunity employer and committed to being a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. Our employment decisions and personnel policies do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.


At this time, The Pilot School is accepting applications for the following positions:

School Counselor

Reports to: School Psychologist and Division Head

Job Summary

The School Counselor serves as the primary consultant and support for all staff as it concerns student behavior and mental health in school.  The Counselor runs proactive student groups to support positive mental health, conflict resolution, emotional regulation, and relationship navigation.  The Counselor serves as a point of contact for parents regarding their child’s emotional well-being at school and keeps records of all interactions with students in order to be able to provide the most up-to-date communication and feedback.  The Counselor also offers recurring class-level interventions on the topics of transition to high school, health and wellness, and self-awareness and self-advocacy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support and carry out the school’s mission and culture
  • Establish and execute recurring student groups around relevant mental health/ emotional support needs
  • Respond to student crises in the moment to de-escalate events and problem-solve
  • Manage parent concerns and involvement regarding mental health and emotional regulation at school, peer interactions, and conflict management
  • Provide class-level interventions for high-school transition, health and wellness, and self-awareness and advocacy
  • Serve as a point of contact between parents and the school
  • Collaborate openly and positively with colleagues
  • Actively participate in the professional community
  • Demonstrate lifelong learning
  • Demonstrate professionalism in attitude, attendance, behavior, and work habits

Other Duties

  • Participate in two additional duties per week (morning drop off or lunch duty)
  • Attend regularly scheduled faculty and committee meetings
  • Other duties as assigned and are necessary to carry out the mission of the school

Qualification Requirements

  • Graduate degree required
  • Professional counselor licensure/certification required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate and activity contribute to a positive work culture

Please submit your cover letter with resume to



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education required.
  • Teaching experience in an early childhood or elementary classroom.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, and a deep commitment to children with learning differences.
  • Current clearances or willingness to obtain clearances including State of Delaware Criminal Background clearance and DE Child Abuse clearance.

Please submit your cover letter with resume to

The Pilot School provides equal opportunity to all otherwise qualified applicants/students and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color/religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or other protected status, The school will make reasonable accommodation(s) of a disability so long as the accommodations do not present an undue hardship to the school.

Don’t see a position that’s right for you?

If there is not a position listed that’s right for you but you’d like us to keep your resume on file, send your materials to, or contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to speaking with you!