- Job date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 23:36:24 GMT
- Expected salary: $92455.45 – 113912.99 per year
- Job title: School Counselor at Westmont High School
- Company: Campbell Union High School District
- Location: California
- Staff have the choice of several HMO/PPO medical plans, including several that require no employee contribution for full family coverage
- 198 day calendar
The School Counselor designs and delivers comprehensive school counseling programs that promote student achievement, focus on student outcomes, are a collaborative effort between the guidance department, parents and other educators, and ensure equitable access to opportunities and rigorous curriculum for all students to participate fully in the educational process. The School Counselor is responsible for the successful implementation of these programs so that all students are both college and career-ready and are equipped to persist in their life path.
School Counselors develop, plan, implement, and evaluate school counseling and guidance programs which include academic, career, personal, and social/emotional development. Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to) the following:
Under the direction of the Principal or designee, set and meet rigorous goals for increasing college and career readiness for all students, in alignment with site and district goals
Develop and successfully implement year-long action plan to meet the site’s college and career readiness goals
Advocate for the high academic achievement and social development of all students
Provide school-wide prevention and intervention strategies and counseling services
Provide consultation, training, and staff development to teachers and parents regarding students’ needs
Implement a district-approved advisory program by providing direct and indirect services to students
Integrate school priorities, state standards and district initiatives into school counseling program, including persistence to and through college and career
Use data to measure the results of the program as well as to promote systemic change within the school so every student graduates college and career-ready and able to persist
Develop action plans to include prevention and intervention activities and services that measure the desired student competencies and the impact on achievement, behavior and attendance
Provide the following activities:
conduct individual student academic program planning
interpret cognitive, aptitude and achievement tests
provide counseling to students who are tardy or absent or have discipline problems
collaborate with teachers to present school counseling core curriculum lessons
analyze grade-point averages in relationship to achievement and advise on course selections
ensure student records are maintained as per state and federal regulations
help the school principal identify and resolve student issues, needs and problems
provide individual and small-group counseling services to students
provide information to students and families on testing, scholarships and application timelines and processes
oversee the college and career center
monitor students beyond graduation
Serve as a member of the site’s leadership team and support the overall supervision of the school site
Facilitate and coordinate additional support, including Student Study Teams (SST) and 504s
Who we are
Campbell Union High School District, located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, is a small, close knit district committed to ensuring every student is ready for the future. We strive to be data-informed and focused on results, while promoting humanity, kindness, and personal responsibility. We are proud to provide a supportive environment of collaboration among our staff.
We know that high quality teachers, administrators and staff are key to our students’ success and are working to retain and recruit passionate and effective talent.
We are an equal opportunity employer, are committed to racial equity and social justice, and we make a particular effort to recruit people who identify as Black, Indigenous, and people of color to apply for open positions.
School counseling and guidance state and national standards
Education and Experience:
Credential: Pupil Personnel Services, school counseling required
Education: Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree or equivalent experience; Bilingual Spanish desirable
Must be able to remain in a stationary position 87.5% of time.
Constantly operate a computer keyboard, calculator and other office machines
Ability to communicate and accurately exchange/provide information
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to file materials.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required for this position.
It is the policy of Campbell Union High School District (CUHSD) to provide equal opportunity for all individuals in education and employment. District programs and activities shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal Code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics (Board Policy 5145.3 and 4030 through 4032).
Board Approval: 3.16.2017
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