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Summer Learning School – Middle School Counselor

Providence School District
Providence, RI, US

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Job Category
Support Staff, School Guidance Counselor
Grade Level
Middle School
Job Type

Job Details

Location: DelSesto Middle School

Summer Learning School - Middle School Counselor 2023
Middle School Counselor (1 position) Up to 24 days

Registration: June 26 - June 30, 2023
Program Dates: July 10 - August 17, 2023
PD Dates: June 29, 30, 2023 and August 18, 2023
Hours: Monday to Thursday from 7:45 am - 2:15 pm
Graduation Ceremony: TBD

School counselors are an integral part of the summer learning program team providing planning, guidance, and credit allocation. Under the direction of the summer program Director and Coordinator, the counselor is responsible for ensuring that students who are off track for their graduation cohort year have the opportunity to recover credits. They are responsible for ensuring every senior leaving the Providence Public Schools after graduation has college or career goals. School counselors are expected to assist in the registration process once summer credit recovery starts to ensure students are taking the courses they need, and completing a thorough review of student histories for students in the summer learning program.

$40.00 per hour (Contingent upon funding)

Please Note: Selected candidates will be required to attend a two-hour onboarding session to be held on June 14 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. Candidates who fail to attend that session will not be eligible to work in the summer Learning program. A communication detailing times and location will be sent prior to the on-boarding session.
PK-12 School Counselor

ESL Preferred
  • (MS) Review daily attendance reports and contact parents of absent students
  • (MS) Work with students who may need guidance and/or support throughout the entire summer program
  • (MS) Manage efficient registration process, scheduling, and grade reporting for all students enrolled in summer school courses
  • Communicate and interact professionally and compassionately with students, colleagues, parents, and the community
  • Promote a learning environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of all students
  • Support the summer program leadership team
  • Must commit to working all days of program
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
  • Providence Public Schools is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that is actively seeking to increase minority recruitment among its administrators and teaching staff. PPSD does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, color, disability or veteran status. All programs are open to all individuals, regardless of their race, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, color, disability or veteran status.
  • Current/valid RI Teacher Certificate School Counselor PK-12 (MLL and/or SPED certifications preferred)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education from an accredited teacher education program
  • Demonstrated competence in comprehensive guidance and counseling services
  • Proven expertise with Skyward, Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets
  • Thorough understanding of the high school course sequences and the requirements found in the PPSD Graduation Policy
  • An asset-based view of diverse cultures and a belief in growth mindset
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
This position is not eligible for benefits.


We serve approximately 22,000 students at 37 elementary, middle, and high schools. Approximately 55% of students come from homes where English is not the primary language spoken. Combined, our students and families speak over 55 different languages and hail from 91 countries of origin. In PPSD, the teachers and leaders set high expectations for academic achievement, provide equal access to differentiated instruction, and endeavor to close the achievement and opportunity gap among historically marginalized subgroups within the schools.  PPSD is a great place for those who desire an environment that supports their creativity and ingenuity, and respects their credentials and abilities as a teacher.  

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Rhode Island
United States

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