TITLE:        School Counselor                                                   


FLSA STATUS:                         Exempt



A 48+ hour Master’s degree in Counseling from an accredited institution with certification in school counseling.





Creates a comprehensive school counseling program based on the American School Counselor National Model.


Discusses the comprehensive school counseling program and program goals with the school administrator annually


Develops and maintains a written plan for effective delivery of the school counseling program based on the ASCA National Model action plan and results reports templates   with the use of current individual school data.


Communicates the goals of the comprehensive school counseling program to education stakeholders.


Maintains current and appropriate resources for education stakeholders.


Adheres to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the school counseling profession.Serves as team player and role model for other employees in the organization; demonstrates a commitment to continuous quality improvement; supports and exhibits organizational core values of caring, respect, integrity, responsibility, high expectations, being customer driven, and valuing diversity.


School counselors will spend majority (80%) of their time delivering developmentally appropriate activities and services directly to students or indirectly for students as a result of the school counselor’s interaction with others. These activities and services help students develop mindsets & behaviors for success and improve student achievement, attendance and discipline. The remaining time (20%) will be spent  program planning, managing, and assessing. 



Direct Student Services:

¦ Instruction:


¦ Appraisal and Advisement


¦ Counseling


Indirect Student Services:

¦ Consultation


¦ Collaboration


¦ Referral


Program Focus, Management, & Planning:

¦ Identifies beliefs, vision, and mission statement for their comprehensive program


¦ Creates Annual Student Outcome Goals & Action Plans


¦ Tracks use of time and keeps annual and weekly calendars


¦ Participates in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.



¦To achieve the best results for students, school counselors regularly assess their program to:


¦ Measures results of the school counseling program activities and shares results as    



¦ Conducts the School Counseling Program Assessment and Annual Results Reports


Performs other duties and accepts responsibilities as assigned.




Must be able to communicate orally and in writing with parents, staff, and community leaders.


Must have finger dexterity and be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of kneeling, sitting, walking, stooping, reaching, lifting, pushing, pulling, talking, seeing, hearing, and repetitive motion.




Must upload a legible copy of official transcripts for Bachelor and Masters degree.