22-23 School Year - School Counselor
Overview: The Guidance Department provides special services to assist and supplement the work of the classroom teachers. The mission of the Guidance Department is to work together for the good of each and every student to find a safe, structured, diverse environment. The counselors will help students develop their intellectual and physical beings so they can be productive members of society. The Guidance Counselor is a professional member of the administrative staff. He/she is instrumental in supporting the mission, philosophy, objectives and goals of Franklin Academy.
Employment Schedule: 11 months, full-time
Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential functions of the position may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Provide developmentally appropriate classroom and small group guidance lessons to students based on student need Provide personal, social, behavioral, and academic counseling to identified students Lead school wide Character Education Program to include, organizing assemblies, positive behavior program and other programs that support a safe spirit or community with the school. Provide input to administrators and faculty regarding discipline of identified students Assist families who have specific needs for community support or referral for public services Serve as the point of contact and facilitator for scholarships and other mentoring programs Coordinate Parent Academies Assure that each assigned student is academically successful behaviorally and socially appropriate achieves his/her documented academic goals and demonstrates at least one full year of growth on standardized test measures Understands how students learn and provides learning opportunities that support intellectual, social, and personal development of diverse learners. Establishes and maintains a safe and secure classroom environment. Uses appropriate technology in teaching and learning processes. Develops a climate and culture of openness, fairness, mutual respect, support and inquiry. Works effectively with school colleagues, parents, and the community to support students' learning and well-being. Accept and incorporate feedback and coaching from administrative staff. Actively engages in professional development opportunities. Support the general school operations. In addition to your specific job duties all employees are expected to participate in activities that include but are not limited to arrival and dismissal supervision cafeteria supervision attendance at after-hours events, and hallway duty. Performs other related duties as required. Full-time positions are eligible for the following benefits:
Medical, Dental, Prescription drug, and Vision Life insurance and Voluntary life insurance 401K Plan with employer match Paid time off (PTO) – vacation, sick, personal This is a salaried position Franklin Academy is a Drug-Free Workplace. All candidates are required to pass a mandatory drug screening and background check.
FRANKLIN ACADEMY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is the policy of Franklin Academy not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, sexual orientation or expression, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.