(TX) HS Counselor

Employer
K12 Inc.
Location
Statewide, TX, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 24, 2019
Ref
19-2667
Requisition Number 19-2667
Title (TX) HS Counselor
City State wide State TX

Description
High School Counselor
K12 is a technology-based education company that offers proprietary curriculum and instructional support services to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. As the leader in K-12 online education for more than a decade, the company uses virtual public and private schooling methods to provide families with alternatives to traditional "brick and mortar" classrooms, giving children access to a high-quality education no matter where they are in the world.

We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest level of integrity. We have the same high expectations for our employees as we do for the students who are in our programs. These are just a few of the values that make K12 a great place to work.

Utilizing leadership, advocacy and collaboration the High School Counselor promotes student success by providing preventive services and responding to identified needs through implementation of a comprehensive school counseling program that helps guide all learners in their academic success, personal and social development, and career and college planning and readiness. AS A High School Counselor, YOU WILL ENJOY...

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The below State ments are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Delivers individual and group guidance curriculum supporting student development;
  • Assist students in course placement and course scheduling;
  • Prepares and reviews transcripts and other academic documentation for new and returning students;
  • Works collaboratively with teaching staff to develop a foru (4) year plan for inclusion in the Individual Learning Plan (ILP);
  • Analyzes student data and develops data-driven programs for intervention action plans;
  • Provides responsive services to individuals or groups on academic and personal issues;
  • Provides an individual planning system to guide students toward post-secondary goals;
  • Assists students in the acquisition of study skills, academic opportunities and benefits;
  • Provides a support system that strengthens the efforts of teachers, staff, and parents;
  • Supports standardized testing program; parent education; and staff development;
  • Works with the teaching team to design and implement an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) for each student in school;
  • Focuses students and families on college and career readiness;
  • Provides academic counseling, including recommendations on Advanced Placement (AP) and technical courses, to challenge and enrich student learning opportunities;
  • Audits student schedules for candidacy for graduation as determined by school and State policies.
IS K12 RIGHT FOR YOU?
  • Do you communicate well?
  • Can you build customer confidence?
  • Are you able to tackle problems and take independent action?
  • Is your manner honest and straightforward?
  • Are you able to prioritize and meet deadlines?
  • Do you value others' opinions?


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
OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Web-based search engines, and database systems
  • Flexible schedule; Ability to travel as needed
  • Ability to pass required background check
Desired 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 Federals laws and mandated reporting
  • Experience in a charter school environment preferred
  • Experience with State career planning systems, Pathfinder, or other career planning platforms/tools

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.

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.
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.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here .

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