JerseyCityRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Jersey City jobs

Guidance Counselor

Company: BelovED Community & Empowerment Academy Charter Sc
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Empowerment Academy Charter School is hiring a Guidance Counselor for our Middle School. This is an immediate vacancy. Base Salary: $64,000 - $84,000 Potential Earnings: $68,900 - $88,900 after Bonuses and Stipends. WE VALUE OUR FACULTY At Empowerment Academy, we emphasize teamwork and community and truly value our faculty: + Evidencing this, compared to those with similar experience, OUR FACULTY MEMBERS ARE AMONG THE HIGHEST PAID IN NEW JERSEY; + Moreover, we seek to achieve academic success without burning out teachers and staff by meshing an effective education program with effective staff supports and professional development. Requirements Please only apply to this position if you meet this criteria: + Valid New Jersey DOE Issued School Counselor Certification or Certificate of Eligibility. + 3 years of experience as a School Counselor or Guidance Counselor in a SCHOOL SETTING. + Excellence in communication and counseling skills. + Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, families, staff and community with diverse backgrounds. + Demonstrated aptitude or competence for assigned responsibilities. + Self-Starter and someone who takes initiative. Counselor Responsibilities + Assists and counsels students to evaluate their aptitudes and potential. + Maintains various student records and ensures their confidentiality. + Provides information and prepares recommendations to other schools or programs as needed. This includes summer programs and enrichment opportunities. + Works closely with teachers, administrators, and other professional staff members, providing information and assistance where needed for the ultimate benefit of students. + Maintains a close relationship with the child study team and the Social Emotional Team on site. + Works closely with and involves parents in the resolution of school-related problems. + Assists in providing orientation and information to new students relative to school procedures, curriculum, and extracurricular opportunities. Also helps new students with their Social Emotional Learning and adjusting to a new environment. + Maintains a professional office environment, appropriate relationships with students, and positive relationships with the building administration, parents, other staff. + Assists in the evaluation of current curriculum offerings and in the planning, selection and implementation of new course offerings. + Makes effective use of community and staff resources and coordinates services with other staff in order to increase the benefits for students. + Provides for a smooth transition from middle school to high school, which may include orientation programs for students and parents. + Supports with career development and goals Benefits + Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision) + Retirement Plan (401k, IRA) + Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays) + Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity) + Short Term & Long Term Disability + Training & Development As an equal opportunity employer, Empowerment Academy hires without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. INDINSTRUCTION

Keywords: BelovED Community & Empowerment Academy Charter Sc, Jersey City , Guidance Counselor, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest New Jersey jobs by following @recnetNJ on Twitter!

Jersey City RSS job feeds