Bishop Conaty – Our Lady of Loretto High School, a Catholic, all-girls, college preparatory high school, located in central Los Angeles, California, is considering applications for a full-time High School Academic/College Counselor. The Academic/College Counselor will provide direct support and services to students in the areas of academic achievement and college admission. The counselor will be assigned approximately 375-400 students.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• To assume responsibility for advising students and parents in grades 9 through 12 (and their parents) in regard to the entire college selection, application and admission procedures.
• Implement individual 4-year academic plans for students in grades 9-12.
• To coordinate the program and calendar of all standardized testing for students including scheduling test dates, registering students, arranging for special “prep” sessions, administering the tests, and providing pre- and post-test counseling.
• To oversee the various student award programs and ceremonies.
• To help the registrar keep accurate permanent records of students’ testing and academic work through PowerSchool and Naviance.
• To develop the extensive summary reports on students’ progress on standardized assessment college/admissions, and financial aid to the school community as appropriate.
• To conduct individual and group sessions in all areas of college counseling.
• Manage and complete requirements of college admissions portal to support students’ applications, letters of recommendations and reports.
• Provide PD to the faculty on writing letters of recommendations for students applying to college.
• To oversee visits to colleges and from college representatives.
• To perform other duties as assigned by the Principal and/or Vice Principal.
• Degree in school counseling. PPS Credential preferred.
• Preference is given to Bi-lingual practicing Roman Catholics.
Desirable (not required):
• Knowledge of PowerSchool
• Naviance Experience
This is a 12-month position.
Bishop Conaty – Our Lady of Loretto High School (Los Angeles)
2900 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA firstname.lastname@example.org