Career Coach (Grades 9-12) (#204130)

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Career/Guidance Counselor (Grades 9-12)

The Career Coach supports the school’s mission to ensure that every student graduates high school with an appropriate postsecondary plan. This position is responsible for working with students in career exploration, research and planning; employment skills; interpretation of career and college assessments; and job placement. The Career Coach secures and disseminates resources that assist students through the process of postsecondary exploration, application, and selection. The Career Coach works closely with teachers, administrators, support staff, employers, and others to accomplish the goal of all students successfully transitioning to a postsecondary pathway.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: • Knowledge of career and occupational resources, trends and opportunities • Knowledge of college entrance and admissions requirements and procedures, financial aid requirements • Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing • Knowledge of job readiness skills • Ability to organize, maintain, and operate a high school Career Center • Ability to provide specialized assistance and information concerning career planning and college entrance to students, families, staff, and community agencies • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships • Ability to meet schedules and timelines • Ability to analyze career and postsecondary assessments and inventories and provide career and college advisement • Skilled in use of productivity software, including but not limited to: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Worthington High School Our Mission: We help at-risk students earn a standard high school diploma and prepare for post-secondary success.

Worthington High School 1711 Worthington Rd., Suite 108 West Palm Beach, FL 33409 P: 561-537-5696 http://www.worthingtonhs.com/about.htm