Certified School Counselor - Bradenton

Posted: 02/20/2022

Certified School Counselor - Bradenton
Join our SCF Collegiate School Team! SCF offers many benefits to our employees from obtaining tuition scholarship for employees and eligible dependents, paid Life Insurance, matching Florida Retirement System (FRS) contribution, complimentary access to Wellness activities, paid sick and vacation time, access for eligible dependents to our on-campus Collegiate School and many more!
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Job Summary: This is a responsible, professional academic support position who collaborates with the dual enrollment program of 11-12th grade, accountable for student scheduling, advisement, and graduation. The position provides guidance and counseling support to all grades and collaborates with the college’s support services and admissions. The certified school counselor coordinates activities with Collegiate School academic coaches, communicates with Collegiate School staff and students to prepare and implement a comprehensive support program for the students.

Job Description Applicants may be asked to demonstrate any or all of the following duties:
1. Adheres to the rules and regulations as prescribed by the State Board of Education Florida Statutes, State College of Florida, the school board, and administrative procedures. Adheres to College Rules and Procedures, which reflect updated federal, state, and local legislation/regulations and college policy that govern the educational process.
2. Conducts counseling sessions with students to help them think critically in resolving conflicts, solving problems, or making decisions. Maintains currency in the counseling profession and demonstrates mature, professional judgments. Makes recommendations and connects students to additional counseling services provided by the college.
3. Supervises student services staff assistant who reports to the certified school counselor.
4. Demonstrates leadership in serving as a student development specialist, student advocate and consultant to faculty and staff.
5. Responds to individuals experiencing difficulties and/or personal problems through appropriate referrals to college and community resources. Maintains excellent communication with parents regarding student success.
6. Develops and make presentations addressing life skills and college success. Works closely with academic coaches to provide and assist with curriculum.
7. Facilitates student career planning and decision-making; interprets career assessment instruments. Works with academic coaches to assist with curriculum, such as My Career Shines.
8. Assists in developing annual departmental objectives and contributes to achieving these objectives.
9. Maintains and fosters collaboration activities with high schools, colleges, universities and academic programs.
10. Assists Head of School in the recruitment effort for the dual enrollment program. Presents at after-hours information sessions, parent meetings, conducts new student orientation and collaborates with the testing coordinator to administer high stakes testing as needed.
11. Conveys accurate and current academic information to students, parents, instructors and staff. Makes referrals to the Disability Resource Center or other College services and/or programs as appropriate.
12. Collaborates with the advisor/instructor, staff assistant and registration specialist in registration of students. Interprets placement test results and makes appropriate course recommendations. Surveys transcripts to ensure graduation requirements are met. Assists in providing recommendations for students.
13. Follows federal, state, college and department guidelines that relate to the job. Included as a member of the school leadership team, implementing new legislation to current policies and procedures.
14. Promotes positive public relations for the department and the institution.
15. Performs related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications • Education/Experience: Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in Counseling or a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education including 18 graduate hours in Counseling.

Certificates and Licenses: Must hold and maintain the State of Florida Certification in Guidance (or eligible).

Preferred Qualifications • Education/Experience: Experience in counseling at the middle/high school preferred. 

Supervisory Experience: One to two years of direct supervisory experience including performance management, training and coaching is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Position is subject to availability of funding. All college searches are subject to compliance with Florida’s Public Records Law and all documents submitted become the property of the college. This position is not eligible for veteran preference.

Please contact Human Resources at (941) 752-5375 if you have any questions.

Pre-Employment Screenings Requires successful completion of criminal background screenings and employment reference checks. 

SCF Collegiate School Campus: Bradenton
Work Schedule: 12 month Work Hours From: 8:00am Work Hours To: 5:00pm
Total Hours Per Week: 40 Requested
Start Date: Flexible
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Hiring Range: $47,500.00 - $64,200.00 (please note a majority of applicants will be offered at midpoint of range)
FLSA: Exempt
Job Open Date: 02/22/2022
Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2872411 State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, race, religion, age, national origin/ethnicity, color, marital status, disability, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its educational programs, services and activities, including admission and employment.

Direct inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies to: Equity Officer, 941-752-5323
5840 26th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34207
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