School Counselor - Freire Charter
Position: School Counselor
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Academic Advisor/College Counselor 2019-2020
Job Location: Freire Charter High School
Beginning: Aug 01, 2019
Deadline: Sep 03, 2019**
District: Freire Charter
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Telephone: None Specified
Job Description:
Freire Charter High School is currently seeking a full-time Academic Advisor/College Counselor for the 2019-2020 school year. Freire staff members are innovative collaborators who are passionate about working with and unleashing the potential of urban youth. We seek candidates who are flexible, highly motivated, extraordinarily dedicated, who value diversity and who will demand excellence from themselves and their students.

Successful candidates will have the following attributes:
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor, and willingness to do whatever it takes to get a job done
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
  • Ability to act as an advocate and liaison for both teachers and students
  • Previous successful experience working with urban youth
  • Great communication skills
  • Proficient in Naviance
  • Previous experience in College Counseling
  • School Counseling Certification (Preferred)
Job Duties Include:
  • Check in with students regarding academics/behavior
  • Communicate with parents about academics - passing/failing classes
  • Serve as liaison between parents/students/teachers regarding academics
  • Maintain student records and run reports
  • Communicate with teachers regarding assignments, student concerns
  • Provide students with study skills and organization skills
  • Collaborate with student services department
  • Educate parents on academic expectations of their students, how to access student information
  • Attend grade team meetings
  • Monitor student academic performance, behavior, attendance and facilitate appropriate interventions
  • Help students process their problems, plan goals and act upon them
  • Counseling students through the college application, financial aid, and selection process throughout their senior year
Paper applications will not be accepted. No phone calls, please.

To apply, click here.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.