All Other Positions - New Foundations Charter School
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Job Title: High School Guidance Counselor - Temporary
Job Location: New Foundations Charter School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: New Foundations Charter School
Philadelphia, PA 19136
Telephone: 215-624-8100
Job Description:
School counselors report to the principal, work the normal eight-hours school schedule, and are assigned to maintain grade-specific caseloads. Responsibilities include, but are not necessarily limited to:
  • Help students understand and overcome social or behavioral problems through individual and group counseling. Provide individual and small group counseling based on student needs
  • Track student credit accumulation – course change requests
  • Work with students to develop skills, such as organization, time management, and effective study habits
  • Help students set realistic academic and career goals and develop a plan to achieve them. Evaluate students’ abilities and interests through aptitude assessments, interviews, and individual planning
  • Collaborate with teachers, administrators, dean, SPED director, and parents to help students succeed
  • Deliver classroom guidance lessons on topics, such as bullying, drug abuse, and planning for college or careers after graduation
  • Identify and report possible cases of neglect or abuse to administration
  • Refer students and parents to resources inside and outside the school for additional support

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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