Jan 13, 2024

School Counselor (Grades 9-12)

  • TrulyHired
  • Royalton, VT, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

As a Professional School Counselor for Grades 9-12 at White River Valley HS in South Royalton, Vermont, you will play a crucial role in supporting high school students' academic, personal, and social development. This position involves collaborating with students, parents, teachers, and administrators to create a positive and inclusive school environment. The Professional School Counselor will provide guidance on academic planning, career exploration, and personal development, ensuring that students are well-prepared for post-secondary education and the workforce. Key Responsibilities: Individual and Group Counseling: Conduct one-on-one counseling sessions with students to address academic, personal, and social concerns. Facilitate group counseling sessions on topics such as college preparation, Academic Planning: Create and build master schedule using current Student Information System software (Web2school) Update Program of Studies. College and Career Guidance: Guide students through the college and career exploration process. Organize college fairs, career workshops, and information sessions. Crisis Intervention: Respond to and manage crises affecting students, providing immediate support and appropriate referrals when necessary. Parent and Teacher Collaboration: Work closely with parents and guardians to address concerns and provide updates on students' progress. Collaborate with teachers to support students' academic success and well-being. Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate and confidential student records. Prepare reports on counseling activities, outcomes, and recommendations. Qualifications: State certification as a school counselor. Proven experience in high school counseling. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of current educational trends and college admissions processes. Note: The above job description is a general outline of the responsibilities and qualifications typically associated with this position. Actual duties and qualifications may vary depending on the specific needs of the school.

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