School Counselor

 

 

Job Title:  School Counselor

Manager:  Michelle Ferrera

Department:  Administration

School Year:  2018-2019

Revision Date:  June 2015

Compensation:  TBD

 

Position Overview:

The school counselor reports to the Director of Guidance and works collaboratively with other counselors as a valuable team member overseeing the academic and social welfare of students at EF Academy in New York.  This person works in a boarding school environment and fully understands the importance of being both flexible and patient when it pertains to policies and procedures.  

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Academic Counseling, class changes, academic support (arrange tutoring, student teacher meetings, one-on-one work)
  • Promoting students’ understanding of both their rights and responsibilities as school and community citizens; maintaining and defining procedures in the Student Handbook and the school’s Code of Conduct.
  • Facilitating conflict resolution and implementing anti-bullying school initiatives.
  • Providing student mediation between roommates, classmates, friends, faculty, administrators, and family members.
  • Meet with students having emotional issues, disciplinary problems, academic problems that adversely affected their lives.   
  • Work in a supportive role with the University Advising team preparing juniors and seniors for the university application process; including testing, essay writing, college visits, on-campus school visits.
  • Send and receive information to worldwide admissions office’s pertaining to student’s lives, issues, requests and educational future.
  • Effectively communicate with parents in collaboration and with the support of the worldwide admissions office’s
  • Encouraging students become involved in clubs, sports, field trips, student organized events, etc.

 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Counseling field
  • Demonstrate a “can-do” attitude
  • Experience in independent boarding school life preferred
  • Demonstrates successful experience in working with adolescents in an educational setting
  • Excellent organizational and human relations skills
  • Ability to organize work and set priorities to meet changing deadlines
  • Effectively establish and maintain strong working relationship with all constituents
  • Have a pleasant and collegial approach to work and, ideally, a sense of humor

 

 

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization

 

 














Job Title: School Counselor  

Department: Administration  

Revision Date: June 2015  

Manager: Michelle Ferrera  

School Year: 2018-2019  

Compensation: TBD  

Position Overview:  

The school counselor reports to the Director of Guidance and works collaboratively with other counselors as a  

valuable team member overseeing the academic and social welfare of students at EF Academy in New York. This  

person works in a boarding school environment and fully understands the importance of being both flexible and  

patient when it pertains to policies and procedures.  

Responsibilities Include:  


Academic Counseling, class changes, academic support (arrange tutoring, student teacher meetings, one-on-one  

work)  


Promoting students’ understanding of both their rights and responsibilities as school and community citizens;  

maintaining and defining procedures in the Student Handbook and the school’s Code of Conduct.  

Facilitating conflict resolution and implementing anti-bullying school initiatives.  

Providing student mediation between roommates, classmates, friends, faculty, administrators, and family  

members.  






Meet with students having emotional issues, disciplinary problems, academic problems that adversely affected  

their lives.  

Work in a supportive role with the University Advising team preparing juniors and seniors for the university  

application process; including testing, essay writing, college visits, on-campus school visits.  

Send and receive information to worldwide admissions office’s pertaining to student’s lives, issues, requests and  

educational future.  



Effectively communicate with parents in collaboration and with the support of the worldwide admissions office’s  

Encouraging students become involved in clubs, sports, field trips, student organized events, etc.  

Qualifications:  









Master’s degree in Counseling field  

Demonstrate a “can-do” attitude  

Experience in independent boarding school life preferred  

Demonstrates successful experience in working with adolescents in an educational setting  

Excellent organizational and human relations skills  

Ability to organize work and set priorities to meet changing deadlines  

Effectively establish and maintain strong working relationship with all constituents  

Have a pleasant and collegial approach to work and, ideally, a sense of humor  

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related  

duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization  


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