The successful candidate must hold a Master’s Degree in School Counseling and a Pupil Personnel Services credential. The school counselor directly responsible to the Director of Counseling. Essential Responsibilities • Provide academic and personal counseling to students on an individual and group basis (e.g., social skills and grief groups). • Make referrals to outside agencies/therapists when appropriate. • Attend/facilitate parent- teacher conferences for students. • Notify and consult with parents of students placed on academic probation. • Meet with students placed on academic probation and monitor academic performance. • Refer students who may have a suspected disability for further evaluation. • Coordinate, gather, and present student information at ISP meetings • Student/Parent liaison between teachers for accommodations information • Assist with Mandatory Enrichment. • Provide crisis counseling for student/parents. • Act as consultant for teachers, administration, and parents regarding academic and behavioral concerns. • Meet with each junior and senior student (and parent) at least once during the academic year for college/career counseling. (exception for Freshmen Counselor). o Knowledge of the CSU/UC System requirements o Provide letters of recommendation for college admission/scholarships. o Plan, create, and present workshops for CSU/UC applications, and common applications. o Provide financial aid & scholarship information for students. o Assist students with college choices and act as a liaison between universities and the students. • Assist with testing o PSAT, Pre-ACT o AP Testing o HSPT o Extended time finals, as needed o Extended time for students on ISPs • Assist with registration for freshmen, sophomore, and junior students for the new school year. • Incoming 9th grade Parent Registration Night • Assist with course scheduling and course conflict scheduling. • Help in identifying and selecting students with leadership qualities for leadership opportunities. • Attend workshops/conferences. • LinkCrew Moderator (9th grade counselor) o Plan and supervise Freshmen Orientation Activities o Facilitate weekly meetings o Prepare curriculum and train students on specific "counseling" skills • Link Crew Advisor (10th-12th grade counselor) • Coordinate Senior Awards Night (9th grade counselor) • Co-Plan, create, and present information for 10th Grade College Talk. • Assist and present at Senior Signing Day • Participate and serve on committees • To perform other duties as requested and assigned by the Principal
Please go to the below link to fill out an application. https://garces.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Teacher-Application.pdf
Masters in School Counseling, or similar
Pupil Personnel Services Credential
3-5 years of high school experience (preferred)
Additional Salary Information: The pay is determined by experience and is relative to industry standards.
About Diocese of Fresno - Garces Memorial High School
Thank you for your interest in Garces Memorial High School! Garces Memorial High School is a Catholic, co-educational college preparatory high school in Bakersfield, California. Bakersfield is located in the heart of the Central Valley. Our school educates youth to fulfill the mission of Christ by developing students spiritually, academically and socially. We are looking for passionate teachers and staff members to help us continue our mission. Apply today and join the Garces tradition! Go Rams!