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School Counselor/School Psychologist
Summary
Title:School Counselor/School Psychologist
ID:1829
Department:High School
Description



 

School Counselor/School Psychologist

Founded in 1881 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, the Academy of the Holy Names is a Catholic, coeducational elementary school and a college preparatory high school for young women. The Academy of the Holy Names empowers students to be authentic individuals who engage in independent thought, are inspired by creativity, and lead culturally aware, spiritually rich lives.

Employment Opportunity: The Academy of the Holy Names seeks a High School Counselor/Psychologist to provide emotional, academic, college and career guidance to students to allow each student, as a whole person, to achieve her full potential for the 2019-2020 school year.

Qualifications: Florida licensure/certification as either a School Psychologist or High School Counselor.

At least 5 years’ experience in a high school setting.

Self-starter and team player.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Decisiveness and a willing to make and share decisions in a timely manner.

Knowledge of the college admissions process, their selection processes, academic programs, and admissions policies.

Experience in a Catholic school preferred but not required.

 

Position Responsibilities
 

Meet with students encountering academic or emotional challenges.
 
Coordination of standardized testing.
Assist with the scheduling and registering of students throughout the year.
Facilitate support groups as needed.
Work with parents regarding academic progress of students and college planning.
Occasional evening events/presentations for parents.
 
Work with Administration on issues of student wellness throughout the year.
 
Frequent communication with teachers, staffings for students, etc.
Work with or counsel freshmen and sophomores to prepare them for the college process.

Write letters of recommendation for college applications.

Meet with students and parents in group and one on one settings to educate and guide them through the college admission process.

Liase with college professionals/Advocate for our students in the college admission process.
 

Please upload a cover letter of interest, resume, and copies of transcripts to Applicant Stack.

 

No phone calls, please.

The Academy of the Holy Names does not discriminate  on the basis of race, faith (except for ministerial/leadership positions), nationality, or ethnic origin in its hiring process nor in the administration of educational policies, admission policies or tuition-assistance programs, athletics, or other school-administered programs. The school admits students of any race, faith, nationality, or ethnic origin, and gives to all students’ rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to all members of the student body. In accordance with its mission, the school seeks a population composed of many different voices, viewpoints, and backgrounds. The Academy of the Holy Names is a designated drug-free workplace.

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