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2nd Semester Secondary grades Counselor - Atlanta, GA #7824333

Company: Albany Charter School Network

Date: 02/12/2021

City: Atlanta, GA

Employment type: Full-time

Starting Salary: $50,000.00


SUMMARY: Utilizing leadership, advocacy and collaboration the School Counselor promotes student success by providing preventive services and responding to identified needs through implementation of a comprehensive school counseling program that helps guide all learners in their academic success, personal and social development, and career and college planning.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities and/or duties required; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


Delivers individual and group counseling curriculum supporting student development


Analyzes student data and develops data-driven programs for intervention action plans


Provides responsive services to individuals or groups on academic and personal issues


Provides an individual planning system to guide students toward post-secondary goals


Assists students in the acquisition of study skills, academic opportunities, and benefits


Provides a support system that strengthens the efforts of teachers, staff, and parents


Supports standardized testing program; parent education; and staff development


Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.


Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


Adaptability/Flexibility: Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs.


Integrity/Ethics: Deals with others in a straightforward and honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality, supports company values, and conveys good news and bad.


Teamwork: Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leaders to meet goals, welcomes new-comers, and promotes a team atmosphere.


Professionalism: Be professional at all times in communications, appearance, work product, and in representing Georgia Cyber Academy in a positive manner.


MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


Master's degree in Counseling or related field of study AND


Three (3) years of advising, teaching, or student counseling experience AND


Proven experience in effecting positive change in an educational setting OR


Equivalent combination of education and experience


CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:


GA PSC School Counseling License/Certificate


desired GA PSC Teaching/Educational Certificate


Clear Fingerprint/Background Check Required.


OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


Experience with student success coaching


Ability to adapt to a changing environment


An ability to support and guide students as well as adults


Experience working with the proposed age group and their families


Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology


Experience working with diverse student populations


Passionate about student engagement and success


Proficient in MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, OneNote, and G-Suite.


Experience using search engines (internet) for research projects


Ability to read and interpret student academic data and educational reports


Ability to rapidly learn and adapt to new technologies and teaching platforms


Ability to manage competing priorities with attention to deadlines


Strong critical thinking, planning, and writing skills


Ability to work independently as well as collaborate and communicate effectively within a team


Ability to manage multiple projects within established deadlines


Dependable, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines as required


Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy


Excellent organization skills, including ability to incorporate methods and build systems that can be used across the district


Excellent presentation and public speaking skills


Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Strong work ethic and self-motivation


Ability to be flexible, adaptive, and persistent to ensure excellent student outcomes


Ability to problem solve independently and have a high level of organization


Outstanding attention to detail


Maintain a professional home office without distraction during 8-5 workday when working from home


Consistent access to reliable high-speed internet


Valid driver's license and availability of private transportation


Ability to travel 20% of the time as required


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


Prior educational experience in Teaching, Counseling, Advising, Intervention, Social Work, or related fields


GA PSC Teaching/Educational Certificate


TKES/LKES credentialed


Previous experience as a Learning Coach, Advisor, or Teacher at Georgia Cyber Academy


Previous experience as an online educator or academic administrator


Knowledge of the SCSC Comprehensive Performance Framework


Knowledge of GaDOE CCRPI


Previous experience with online educational tools/curriculum/assessments


Working knowledge of Naviance


Working knowledge of Infinite Campus (SIS)


Working knowledge of Canvas (LMS)


Working knowledge of Jigsaw Interactive (live classroom tool)


Proficient in use of Zoom conferencing tool


Bi-lingual


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This is primarily a Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm, 5 days/week, home-based position that may require traveling up to 20% of the time.


During critical periods, in-office days may be required. The noise level in the office is usually moderate (computers, printers, light foot traffic).


In-person attendance at professional development, training, conferences, job fairs, meetings, school events, marketing events, and testing sites will be required several times per year.


Light lifting required.


The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.


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