St. Monica Catholic High School is a coeducational, parish high school that provides a college preparatory curriculum for students of diverse abilities, cultures, and faiths. St. Monica Catholic High School is accepting resumes for a full-time School Counselor for the 2021-2022 school year.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Conducting one-on-one meetings with parents and students to develop a 4-year academic / social-emotional plan, discuss college and career goals, and select classes each year.
Monitoring students’ academic progress throughout the year and creating student success plans unique to the student’s emerging needs.
Conducting group sessions to address academic and social issues that may hinder progress, i.e., study skills, stress management, executive function issues; problems in society such as social media, transition to high school, or from grade to grade.
Serve as a grade level Advisory and sit on the Lead Advisory Planning Team.
Have knowledge of Naviance to help students navigate the college and career search process.
Be familiar with SIS and SMS systems, such as Schoology Learning Management System and Aeries Student Information System for the purpose of student scheduling and advising.
Collaborating effectively with the school’s administration, faculty, and staff in all aspects of the counseling process.
Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree and experience working in a school environment. Desirable qualifications include a PPS credential in school counseling.
Additionally, ideal candidates will have experience in college/academic counseling at the high school level, creative approach to student advising and exposure to four-year universities, certification in college counseling, strong technical skills, and familiarity with digital programs for college and career (e.g., Naviance); knowledge and commitment to Catholic education; and strong writing, communication, and organizational skills.