School Counselor

Accel Schools
Orlando, FL, US

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The VPA of Florida is seeking a highly qualified Virtual School Counselor in Florida who is dedicated to providing a superior education for all students in our upcoming 2023-2024 school year! ACCEL Schools uses a cutting-edge 21st-century curriculum, which can be accessed online and through a variety of traditional methods.

The Virtual Counselor supports overall student success by partnering with staff members and families to inform student specific academic programming, create and maintain graduation and career plans, and provide proactive and preventative services.

* Florida residence required for this position*

  • Deliver proactive guidance curriculum to individuals and groups
  • Respond to individual and group needs with responsive counseling and programming
  • Review transfer student transcripts and inform appropriate course placements
  • Maintain and review transcripts for active students and inform credit award procedures
  • Create and maintain student graduation plans
  • Provide career readiness curriculum and facilitate creation of career plans
  • Deliver Social-Emotional Learning curriculum
  • Create and maintain Student 504 plans
  • Analyze student data to provide input on appropriate academic programs and interventions
  • Travels to support testing efforts and school events within the state as needed
  • Valid Florida Counselor license
  • Bachelor's degree plus one (1) year previous experience in counseling and/or advisement OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with the ASCA model
  • Experience with K-12 online learning
  • Experience with Local, State, and Federal laws and mandated reporting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite Products
  • Ability to handle confidential information responsibly and exhibit sound judgment while maintaining that confidentiality.
  • Ability to manage difficult or emotional situations and make evidence-based decisions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, effectively prioritizing and executing tasks to meet deadlines consistently.
  • Customer service oriented
  • Ability to work independently and contribute to a team
  • Ability to pass federal and state criminal background checks

It is our policy to abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person's race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, Bonafide occupational qualification exists.

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