(ISPA) High School Guidance Counselor

Employer
K12 Inc.
Location
Exton, PA, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 19, 2019
Ref
19-2182
Grade Level
High School
Requisition Number 19-2182
Title (ISPA) High School Guidance Counselor
City Exton State PA

Description
Guidance Counselors INSPIRE THE FUTURE
Passionate Guidance Counselors are needed at the K12 partner school, Insight Pennsylvania (ISPA). We want you to be a part of our talented team!

The mission of Insight Pennsylvania 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!

In order to support Insight PA charter goals of innovation and transformational learning, teachers and other support staff residing within approximately 30 miles of the main office will be expected to work and/or participate in professional development experiences face-to-face in the office 3 days per week. Those employees well outside the 30 mile range will work remotely.
AS A Guidance Counselor, YOU WILL..
  • Deliver individual and group guidance curriculum supporting student development
  • Assist students in course placement and course scheduling
  • Prepare and review transcripts and other academic documentation for new and returning students
  • Work collaboratively with teaching staff to develop a foru (4) year plan for inclusion in the Individual Learning Plan (ILP)
  • Analyze student data and develop data-driven programs for intervention action plans
  • Provide responsive services to individuals or groups on academic and personal issues
  • Provide an individual planning system to guide students toward post-secondary goals
  • Assist students in the acquisition of study skills, academic opportunities and benefits
  • Provide a support system that strengthens the efforts of teachers, staff, and parents
  • Support standardized testing program; parent education; and staff development
  • Work with the teaching team to design and implement an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) for each student in school
  • Focus students and families on college and career readiness
  • Provide academic counseling, including recommendations on Advanced Placement (AP) and technical courses, to challenge and enrich student learning opportunities
  • Audit student schedules for candidacy for graduation as determined by school and State policies
Get to know ISPA!

  • Insight Pennsylvania
  • Behind the scenes
  • A Day in the life

Are you driven by excellence to deliver instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students' individual needs? If selected, you will participate in a comprehensive new teacher training program for three weeks before the start of school. It is an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment. During this training you will also learn how to monitor student progress through K12's learning management system, and to be a partner actively working with students and parents to advance each child's learning.
Requirements
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree AND
  • Three (3) years of experience in counseling and/or advisement OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certificates and Licenses: Appropriate State certification for high school counselor
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Web-based search engines, and database systems
  • Flexible schedule; Ability to travel as needed
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in school counseling
  • Experience with distance learning
  • Advanced coursework in counseling and administration
  • Experience as a 7-12 teacher
  • Experience in a customer service environment
  • Experience with Local, State , and Federal laws and mandated reporting
  • Experience in a charter school environment preferred
  • Experience with State career planning systems, Pathfinder, or other career planning platforms/tools
WHO ARE WE?

  • About us
  • K12 Produces Results
  • Kudos and Honors
  • thinkTANK12

K12 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, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
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