Wyoming, Counselor Technician (WYVA)

K12 Inc.
Wyoming, United States
Jul 22, 2021

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K12, a Stride Company, believes in Education for ANY ONE. We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better.

Passionate Educators are needed at the Stride K12 partner school, Wyoming Virtual Academy. We want you to be a part of our talented team!

The mission of Wyoming Virtual Academy is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!

The Counselor Technician acts as an administrative assistant and technician to school counselors. The position also serves as a key point of contact for assigned students.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Provide administrative and technical support to school counselors; Help manage counseling programs in all counseling domains and responsibilities;
  • Serve as a key point of contact for assigned students in certain programs like dual credit or third party. Contact students and families on a monthly basis through phone calls, and emails to check in with students regarding matters related to the assigned program.
  • Act as a key resource in the development of the counseling department;
  • Follow-up with students concerning EOC testing and assists with testing roster assignment.
  • Work in conjunction with the counselor to enter data into grad plans.
  • Enter and updates historical transcripts in district records system.
  • Attend and proctor testing, as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma AND
  • One (1) year of experience AND
  • Meets state standards for Highly Qualified Paraprofessional OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates and Licenses: None required.

  • Experience working with high school students
  • Experience providing service/support primarily via telephone and email
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Excel, Web-based search engines, and database systems
  • Ability to clear required background check

Desired Qualifications:
  • AA Degree or higher
  • Three (3) years of experience

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • This is a home-based position. Must live inWyoming.

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.