School Guidance Counselor

Job | Posted a year ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Pupil Services



  • Internal Transfer Deadline 6/29/2019
  • 15 Day Posting Deadline is 7/4/2019

TITLE:  Guidance Counselor – High School
  1. Holds a master's or higher degree in guidance and counseling
  2. Holds a valid Kentucky certificate as a high school guidance counselor
  3. Has demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with students, staff, parents, and community
REPORTS TO:   Principal/Executive Director Student Services
JOB GOAL:  To make guidance and counseling services available to all students, providing for each student's individual needs depending on his/her abilities and interests.
  1. Provide counseling and guidance activities for students through individual or group settings as needed
  2. Change class schedules for students to provide most appropriate placement
  3. Implement the enrollment and scheduling process for all new students during the school year
  4. Provide counseling services for students considering early withdrawal from school
  5. Provide and coordinate college and career resources for students and parents
  6. Coordinate scheduling of students with school personnel providing needed professional services
  7. Organize committees to award selected student scholarships and honors
  8. May be principals' designee to the admissions and release committee
  9. Assist in maintaining appropriate student files and records
  10. Maintain grade point average and class rank of students using computer technology
  11. Provide student records and documentation required for college admission, scholarship applications and other post-secondary programs
  12. Coordinate the school's mandated testing program and the NEDT, PAST, PACT+, ACT, SAT, ASVAP, and AP testing programs
  13. Provide consulting services with school and community resources on behalf of students
  14. Plan and evaluate the school's guidance program annually
  15. Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the District and other self-selected professional growth activities
  16. Complete both District required in-service training as well as the state mandated Effective Instructional Leadership Training
  17. Continue successful completion of graduate level courses until standard certification from the Kentucky Department of Education is obtained
  18. Perform other duties consistent with the position assigned as may be requested by the supervisor
  • Salary
  • 10 ¼ months
  • Board approved 3-23-92

Posted By

Boone County Schools

8330 US Highway 42 , Florence, KY 41042

At the following locations

Alternative School

99 Center Street , Florence, KY 41042

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $10,394

% ELL Students


State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 16.39

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%



State Average: 525