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Milwaukee Public Schools
Milwaukee, WI, US

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Milwaukee Public Schools is currently seeking DPI licensed School Counselor candidates for four full-time positions. Placements include Bradley Tech HS, North Division HS, Marshall HS, Pulaski HS, and Riverside HS. These positions are in MPS schools that will follow the Early Start school calendar for the 2022-23 school year. The first workday of the school year is Monday, August 8, 2022. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

A Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) counselor provides support services to students, staff, and parents. The duties are focused on the overall delivery counseling program realized through guidance curriculum, individual student planning and responsive services. Additional responsibilities include school programming in Infinite Campus, student rostering/scheduling, maintaining individual student Academic and Career Plans, etc. The school counseling program is offered in an equitable, multi-cultural setting and helps all students in the areas of academic achievement, personal/social development and career development. The counselor's work supports the MPS strategic plan.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should complete all sections of the application including the online submission of a current resume.

Interview panels may request candidates to submit additional items including, but not limited to, letters of recommendation, sample lesson plans, referrence lists, and/or writing samples.

At the time of hire, the selected candidate will need to submit three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the last year and signed by the author and a copy of official transcripts verifying his/her conferred undergraduate and graduate degree, if applicable.


Applicants who posses the following characteristics and skills are preferred:
  • A minimum of two years of school counseling experience in a high school setting is preferred
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • A solid understanding of a comprehensive school counseling model
  • Programming experience
  • Consistent and well-developed communication skills with parents and administrators
  • College admissions experience
  • Ability to transcribe a transcript
  • Ability to read multiple transcripts
  • Ability to effectively use Infinite Campus and create student schedules
  • Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records
  • Ability to present to students individually and in large groups

As of November 1, 2021, all MPS employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. The health and safety of our staff and students is our number one priority.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Milwaukee Public Schools does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of a person's sex, race, age, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability. Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

In accordance with Wisconsin Statutes, every applicant for a position with Milwaukee Public Schools will be subject to the open records law. Any applicant not wishing to have his/her identity released, must submit a written statement to that effect to the Department of Human Capital. The identities of all "final candidates" may be released. Milwaukee Public Schools reserves the right to interview the best qualified candidates.


Milwaukee Public Schools is the largest school district in Wisconsin and serves about 75,000 students across nearly 160 schools. 

There is a saying, "It takes a village to raise a child.." and at MPS we know that it takes out entire district to create the best learning environment for our students. Join our team where you'll not only grow your career but you will also make a difference in our community!

No matter what your passion is, you'll find a home in Milwaukee Public Schools. View a listing of all our current openings here: positions fill quickly and are available citywide. New positions are added frequently. Residency in Milwaukee is not required.

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