Understands and accepts the charism and mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph, the philosophy and mission of Fontbonne and the Personnel Handbook. ? Embrace the diversity of Fontbonne by fostering an environment of respect and inclusion. ? Implement and oversee a comprehensive school counseling program including seminar classes, individual caseload oversight and providing services to all students. ? Provide direct support to students and advocating for their social-emotional needs; facilitate students’ development of social-emotional skills and strategies. ? Provides a safe environment for students to voice concerns and seek counseling while maintaining appropriate confidentiality. ? Participates in diversity and inclusion trainings as well as Fontbonne diversity committee meetings. ? Responsible for individual academic and college counseling for students in grades 9 - 12, which includes academic planning and post-secondary planning. ? Analyzes student performance and develops academic plans for students with extended absences, concussions or those on Individualized Structured Academic Plans (ISAP) ? Partners with the town of Milton Department of Special Education on IEPs and services for students. ? Collaborates with adult learning community about academic and social emotional health of students. ? Facilitate mediation and reconciliation meetings between student/student and student/teacher. ? Partners with parents on their child’s individual needs. ? Responsible for all post secondary planning, such as college placement and counseling including all testing requirements for college admissions. ? Facilitate grade specific evenings for parents and students. ? Assist in coordinating standardized testing (PSAT, AP, and school based SAT) ? Collaborates with mental health organizations on the needs of individual students. ? Assist school administrators and educators with planning and carrying out school related programs and events including student enrichment days. ? Oversees college admissions counselor visits as well as college fairs and events with the department. ? Collaborates with the school nurse and other supportive staff. ? Facilities crisis intervention and prevention programs. ? Communicates regularly with teachers, parents and administrators on an ongoing basis.
2-3 years experience in education. Masters degree in school counseling or related field. Initial or professional licensure in school counseling. Diversity and Inclusion experience and training preferred.