Damien High School seeks a School Counselor & College Advisor for the 2022-23 school year.
Inspired by St. Damien of Moloka’i, a member of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, Damien High School, an all-male Catholic school, develops men of Service, Scholarship, and Faith, prepared to engage in a global society.
Damien High School is a nationally recognized leader in academic excellence and is well-respected for developing the talents and potential of young men. Damien High School is owned and operated by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA).
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
-Providing individual and group counseling services to assigned students in the areas of general academic and college preparation, fulfillment of graduation requirements, personal growth, decision-making skills, and social/emotional development.
-Monitoring the academic progress of students by assisting in educational planning, documenting progress toward graduation requirements, advising on schedule selection, identifying the need for academic intervention, and collaborating with school personnel and parents to facilitate student support.
-Assisting students in navigating the college search, application, and financial aid processes
-Guiding first-generation college students and parents through the college application process
-Collaborating effectively with the school’s administration, faculty, and staff in all aspects of the counseling process.
-Master’s Degree preferably in school counseling, PPS Credential preferred
-Knowledge of and commitment to Catholic education
-Ability to respond effectively to the needs of an ethnically diverse student body and partner with parents and guardians in support of students.
-Knowledge of NCAA, UC, Cal State and other university eligibility requirements
-Experience working with Naviance, Aeries, Common App, UC Application Portal, Cal State Apply (preferred).
-Knowledge of and ability to work within the ethical and legal guidelines set by the American School Counselor Association and NACAC.
-Excellent technical and written/verbal communication skills.
-Must be able to attend additional evening meetings and professional development opportunities
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to Dr. Mike Castillo, Principal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Damien High School (La Verne)
2280 Damien Ave
La Verne, CA email@example.com