Director of School & College Counseling

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Employer
Saints Peter & Paul High School
Location
Easton, Maryland
Salary
Salary negotiable based on education and experience
Posted
Jul 16, 2018
Closes
Aug 20, 2018
Hours
Full Time

DIRECTOR OF SCHOOL & COLLEGE COUNSELING

Saints Peter & Paul High School, the premier Catholic, college preparatory high school on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, seeks a highly professional individual committed to providing school and counseling services in a comprehensive, developmental program that meets the personal, social, emotional, spiritual, academic, and college and career development needs of each student. The counselor will interface with students in the high school and serves as a liaison between students, teachers, parents and administration. 

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Director of School & College Counseling works primarily with the high school students. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating the master schedule matrix for teachers and students
  • Assist students with transition to high school or new grade level expectations
  • Monitor academic progress and plan and implement interventions when necessary
  • Implementing and supervising accommodation plans for students with learning differences
  • Address concerns brought up by parents, teachers, administration, the students or their peers.
  • Counseling individual students and groups
  • Assist in the supervision and administrations of standardized testing programs

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicant must hold a degree in counseling or equivalent. Certification preferred
  • Applicant should have experience as a counselor or with college admissions; experience with the collegiate level is a plus
  • Applicant must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Applicant must be a team player able to multi-task
  • Applicant should have experience with academic and personal counseling, familiarity with Naviance™; experience and/or understanding of standardized testing (PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP, etc)
  • Applicant must be a practicing Roman Catholic and be committed to the personal growth and social development of our students

ACADEMIC PROGRAM

The course of study is exclusively college preparatory.  A tracking system for ability is used, consisting of three levels: Academic, Honors and Advanced Placement. Advanced Placement courses are offered in English Composition & Literature, English Language & Composition, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, United States Government & Politics, United States History, Biology, European History, Studio Art, and Chemistry. An Academic Catalog is published annually with more detailed information.

COLLEGE ATTENDANCE

Saints Peter and Paul graduates go on to attend outstanding colleges and universities, such as,

Syracuse University

University of Maryland

Duke University

Fordham University

University of North Carolina

University of Virginia

Catholic University

Yale University

University of Pennsylvania

Vanderbilt University

George Washington University

University of Dayton 

Ohio University

United States Naval Academy  

Wake Forest University

Xavier University

Georgetown University

St. Joseph’s University

  • Four-Year College/University:  95%
  • Two-Year College:  4%
  • Other:  1%

ACCREDITATION & MEMBERSHIPS

The school is accredited or recognized by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, The College Board, and by the Maryland State Department of Education and holds membership in the National Catholic Education Association and the National Association of Independent Schools.

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