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Interim College Counselor

Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School (Montebello)

Posted

09/20/2022

Expires

11/04/2022

Description

Job may include teaching Spanish 1 (2 courses).

Job Description for Senior Counselor:
Responsible for the academic counseling of students assigned to him/her.
-Implements the general guidelines of the school regarding guidance and counseling and applies them as best fits students’ needs.
-Provides referral sources for students who need outside agencies for assistance with problems (personal, health or drug related).
-Meets with parents and students on a drop-in basis before school, at break and lunch, and after school. Other meetings are by appointment.
– Is available to students during assigned hours and by appointment to discuss concerns.
-Conducts admissions interviews with administrative cabinet.
-Disseminates college information in both individual and group sessions to students and parents including the College Night program for all students.
-Orders all appropriate forms for college counseling (i.e. SAT/ACT registration materials and UC/CSU applications)
-Coordinates the availability of college catalogs.
-Schedules college visits for appropriate students
-Regularly updates and maintains information regarding college, career and military options for students with in the counseling office.
-Maintains up-to-date financial aid and scholarship information for colleges as well as off-campus sources of scholarship and grant money.
-Monitors graduation requirements
-Coordinates nominations/applications for award programs such as Bank of America and National Merit, etc.
-Writes recommendations as requested.
-Attends UC/CSU annual conferences to stay current with admission policies.
-Attends workshops on financial aid in order to remain current.
-Coordinates Financial Aid Night
-Orders and disseminates financial aid forms (FAFSA) to interested seniors.
-Tallies and distributes census for senior class as to their future plans after high school.
-Tallies and disseminates scholarship award amounts to be announced at the Senior Farewell Night.
– Plans, schedules and implements an annual Career Day.
-Performs other duties as assigned by the principal or vice principal.

Requirements

Requirements:
1. MA in Counseling or related field, such as Student Affairs Administration
2. Pupil Personnel Services Credential preferred
3. Experience working in an educational setting (high school counseling and/or college admissions)

Application Procedure:
Interested candidates should email the following to: ecrespo@cshm.org
1. Letter of Interest
2. Resume reflecting educational and professional background
3. Name and contact information of three professional references (to be contacted only with the applicant’s permission)

Information/Application Contact

Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School (Montebello)

329 N. Garfield Ave.

Montebello, CA 90640

ecrespo@cshm.org