High School Counselor (239 day/11 Month) - 2020-2021 School Year

Henrico, VA, US
Oct 08, 2020
Grade Level
High School
Job Title:
High School Counselor (239 day/11 Month) - 2020-2021 School Year

Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name:
HCPS - Hermitage High School

About Us:
Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest county public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program. Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond , VA. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Sky Line Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington , D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.
Our Mission :
Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

General Statement of Duties:

To provide direct professional, educational, career and general developmental counseling services to students. Must have a Master's Degree in School Counseling.

Essential Duties:
  • Counsels students on personal problems, careers, peer relationships, and attendance problems
  • Conducts small and large group guidance sessions
  • Maintains and updates student cumulative folders
  • Communicates with parents and agency representatives concerning student problems
  • Designs and implements behavior modification programs for students
  • Coordinates teacher and parent conferences as needed
  • Interprets test data and student records for parents and teachers
  • Plays a major role in Child Study activities
  • Daily attendance
  • Engaged and on task
  • Performs other duties as required
Must have a thorough knowledge of the curriculum, instruction, and counseling/guidance theory and practice. Counseling skills must include problem identification/analysis skills and basic therapy resolution. Communication skills, both oral and written, must be highly developed to meet the diverse needs of the clientele, professional staff, and other community agencies. Must be able to organize and carry out student activity programs; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Minimum Qualifications:
Post-graduate certification/licensure/endorsement in secondary school counseling by the Virginia Department of Education. Master's degree with emphasis in guidance and counseling.

Additional Information:

This position is for the 2020-21 school year.

  • Minimum Annual Salary: M.S. - $55,127*
*(Compensation will be prorated to the official start date)

How To Apply:
To be considered for this vacancy, you should upload three (3) written references , your college transcripts (unofficial copies will suffice at this point), and a copy of your teaching license onto our online application platform located at henricoschools.us/careers/ .

Henrico County Public Schools
Department of Human Resources
P. O. Box 23120
3820 Nine Mile Road
Henrico , VA 23223
Fax: (804) 652-3763

The School Board of Henrico County is committed tonondiscrimination with regard to sex (including pregnancy), gender, race,color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status,genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law (except wheresuch is a bona fide occupational qualification), in employment or in itsprograms and activities.

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Main Organization:
Public Schools Public Schools

Employment Status:
Permanent Fulltime Permanent Full-time

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