COUNSELOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

About the Position

Today's school counselors are vital members of the education team. They help all students in the areas of academic achievement, personal/social development, setting career goals, and ensuring today's students become the productive, well-adjusted adults of tomorrow.

The eStem counselor role includes (but is not limited to):

  • Assisting with school scheduling

  • Providing direct support service to individual students, small groups, and classrooms

  • Completing assessments, referrals, and counseling with students and families

  • Coordinating with teachers, administrators, resource specialists and/or community (e.g. service clubs, courts, child protective services, etc.) for the purpose of providing/receiving requested information and/or making recommendations

  • Completing home visits and assessments

  • Developing and maintaining family outreach programs and community partnerships

  • Serving as a member of the family support team and other school based teams

  • Completing written reports as needed or as requested by the Director

  • Completing reports as required by Federal, State and local agencies

  • Conducting professional development workshop on identifying at-risk students.

  • Interviewing students and families

  • Making oral presentations of assessments, diagnostics, home visits, and observations

  • Other duties as assigned

You will love this job if you...

  • Have a passion for kids, teaching, and learning

  • Have exceptional organization and communication skills

  • Are self-reflective and humble, committed to feedback and continuous improvement

  • Enjoy working alongside a group of dedicated, hard-working and passionate educators who will become your team and family

  • Believe deeply in the mission and vision of eStem Public Charter Schools

What you should have...

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Ability to take and quickly implement feedback

  • Flexibility with a strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit

  • Strong work ethic coupled with an enthusiastic and passionate approach to work

  • Articulate, professional demeanor with strong self-confidence and initiative

  • Skills to interpret policy, procedures and data

  • Skills to communicate effectively (verbal and written)

  • Social/Emotional Intelligence or the willingness to improve and learn

How you will be compensated...

At eStem Public Charter Schools we take care of our employees. We provide competitive salaries, and a full slate of benefits including medical coverage, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability and an optional 403b as a supplement to Teacher Retirement pension program. Perks include eligibility for yearly performance-based bonuses, and the opportunity to grow professionally and personally. For specifics of the benefits offered, see “Careers”-“What We Offer”