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School Counselor job description

Job description

We are looking for an experienced School Counselor. You will help our students benefit from academic, career, and social guidance.

  • Develop and implement effective counseling programs.
  • Facilitate annual meetings with each student to discuss possible career interests.
  • Prioritize follow up sessions with grieving students.
  • Write reports to document progress with students who visit more than twice per month.
  • Contribute to the creation of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for students who are struggling academically.
  • Match students with internships, apprenticeship programs, and other resources.
  • Develop relationships with each student.
  • Discuss student progress in staff development meetings.
  • Make recommendations to teachers and other staff about how to motivate students.

Job benefits:

  • [X] salary
  • [X] vacation days
  • Sick, personal, and parental leave
  • Child and elder care
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Professional development

Job requirements

  • Knowledge of counseling procedures when working with young adults.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and professionalism.
  • [X] year(s) experience working as a School Counselor.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High emotional intelligence.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in [X] language.
  • [X] degree in Education or relevant fields.