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School Counselor

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students kindergarten through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia. The role of the School Counselor is to assist students in understanding and overcoming social, behavioral and or academic problems Reports to the Principal. This is a full-time 10-month position effective August 1, 2020 for the 2020-2021 school year.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assist students in understanding and overcoming social, behavioral or academic problems
• Provide group or individual counseling to address the needs of students
• Evaluate students’ social and behavioral plans and assist them in setting realistic goals
• Monitor and observe students to identify and address personal, emotional or social issues
• Refer students to health psychologists and other mental professionals for proper attention
• Consult with families and staff to highlight students’ needs and discuss strategies necessary for improved social and academic performance
• Plan and organize classroom counseling sessions to address career, academic, and personal development issues among students
• Develop and implement school counseling programs effective in meeting students’ needs
• Conduct student assessment and maintain records of test results
• Implement programs for students with special needs or learning disabilities
• Organize seminars to educate students and parents on relevant issues
• Listen to students’ concerns and provide recommendations effective in addressing social or psychological problems
• Guide and support school staff in implementing school advisory programs
• Employ responsive counseling in establishing positive relationship between teachers, parents, and students.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Master’s degree in School Counseling
• Experience in lower, middle and upper school counseling
• A respect for the teachings of the Catholic Church

Contact Email: Submit cover letter, resume, transcripts, salary requirements and references to employment@ndacademy.org
Job Posting date: 05/12/2020


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


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