Mental Health Careers

Join Our Team

and make a difference

Why Join Us

At ESS, we believe that every student deserves access to quality mental health support. Join us in our mission to create a nurturing and supportive educational environment.


Supporting Your Growth

Professional Development

Take advantage of opportunities to enhance your skills, stay at the forefront of your field and discover rewarding mental health careers.

Career Pathways

ESS promotes from within and looks to internal staff for promotions and new opportunities prior to opening recruitment to external candidates.

Clinical Supervision

High level of supervision and guidance, ensuring all the resources you need to excel in your role.

Work-Life Balance

Experience significant time off including flexible summer schedules, to maintain a healthy balance.

Small Caseloads

Enjoy manageable caseloads that allow you to build meaningful connections with students.

Employee Benefits & perks

Tailored Benefits for You

We value your well-being! We take pride in providing all team members with comprehensive benefit packages.

  • Medical & Prescription Drugs

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Health Care Accounts

  • Life Insurance

  • Group Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

  • Long-Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

Vacation Days
Designated PTO days and vacations that follow school district calendars.

Flexible Summer Schedule
Abbreviated summer work hours supporting either extended school year (ESY) or organization special projects.

Paid days that coincide with national holidays and district calendar.

Paid/Unpaid Leave Options
Paid and unpaid leave options, based on state and federal guidelines.

  • EAP
  • Employer-sponsored Calm Premium subscription
  • Omada Health  
  • Employee Referral Bonus 
  • Peer Supervision Groups
  • Clinical Supervision
  • CEUs

401(k) Plan
Retirement plan into which you can make before-tax, Roth and after-tax contributions; company match is available along with a wide range of investment options.

Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Allocate before-tax dollars to use towards eligible dependent child or adult care services.

Featured Career Opportunities

Don't just take our word for it,

listen to what our team members have to say.

Our People Team

Lauren Klein

Senior Vice President, People

Sarah Carter

Regional Recruitment Manager, New England

Laurel Mallon

Float Department Manager

Alicia McGovern

Regional Recruitment Manager, New Jersey

Candice Moore

Regional Recruitment Manager, Mid-Atlantic

Karen Reece

Regional Recruitment Manager, California

Some answers you may need

I don’t see a role that fits, can I send my resume anyway?

Our recruitment needs are always changing. Send us your resume and we will be in touch if we have something appropriate for you. Email

Our minimum qualifications and experience required are based on each position, which can be found in the corresponding job description. For most clinical roles, a minimum of 2 years’ experience working specifically with children and adolescents is required. Clinical licensure requirements vary by role.

Our recruiting team reviews all applications received for open roles. If your experience aligns with the experience needed for a particular role, you will be contacted for an initial phone interview with a Regional Recruitment Manager (RRM) which lasts approximately 30 minutes. If the position and your experience align, you will be invited for a virtual interview with the Regional Clinical team, which lasts approximately 1 hour. Depending on the individual district for each opening, a final interview may be required with the District Partner’s administration – this may be conducted virtually or on-site at the school. We begin checking references during the interview process to avoid any delays should we get to the stage of an offer.

ESS encourages staff to practice self-care. Clinical staff are encouraged to end their workday and not take work home with them. The company also provides an employer-sponsored subscription to Calm Premium for full-time employees to have instant access to guided meditations and resources promoting self-care.

Our clinicians go through extensive training when they first join ESS. They then receive ongoing training and support through supervision and monthly peer supervision groups. All staff also have access to complete required CEUs for licensure through our online training database, Relias, most of which are complimentary.

Ready to apply?

ESS is actively hiring in multiple locations. Come join our
dynamic team and grow with us!

Learn more about Funding Sustainable School-Based Mental Health Programs

Complete this form to schedule a free mental health planning session where we will discuss available financial sources you can leverage to fund school-based mental health programs in your district.

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Our Unwavering Focus on Data Collection

At ESS, we have an unrelenting focus on data, measuring results, and communicating to our partners the proven impact our programming has on mental health, school outcomes and financial sustainability.

With every ESS partner, we will:

• Set data driven goals at the beginning of every implementation

• Have regular “Report Card” meetings in which we share the impact of ESS services

• Monitor data along the way to look for potential risk areas so that these can be proactively addressed

Learn more about our Will to Wellness 6 Step Framework

Complete this form to discuss best practices for districts, states, and federal policymakers that will reinvent mental health in schools over the next five years.

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Speak with our experts to learn how your district can improve outcomes and reduce costs

Complete this form to schedule a free consultation to learn more about your needs and challenges and to provide insights on where you may be able to improve mental health support.

Which areas are you interested in learning about?
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Let’s Discuss Your Student Mental Health Needs

Fill out the form to request a meeting with one of our clinical experts to explore ways we can partner to strengthen your mental health programs.

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