School Counselor - One Bright Ray, Inc
Position: School Counselor
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: College & Career Counselor
Job Location: One Bright Ray Community High School
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: One Bright Ray, Inc
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Telephone: 215-744-6000
Job Description:
As an accelerated alternative high school program, One Bright Ray’s population consists of non-traditional students that may need additional support. The College & Career Counselor supports students and families' post-secondary exposure, educational understanding, and needs. The College & Career Counselor shall have experience with hosting post-secondary exposure events and be familiar with completing graduation requirements towards obtaining a high school diploma. The College & Career Counselor will be part of the College & Career Counseling Department and work collaboratively with site administration and the Director of College & Career Counseling.

We're hiring for the upcoming 2024-2025 Academic School Year!

Qualifications: Bachelors Required, Masters Preferred, PA School Counselor Certification, Related Experience Required.
Years of Experience: 1-5 yrs

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for assisting school leadership in carrying out the mission and vision of One Bright Ray Community High School.
  • Understand and practice in accordance with, federal, state, and local laws, statutes, and/or policies that relate to students and families; such as, child protection/child abuse, special education, attendance, education rights and privacy
  • Coordinate campus wide post-secondary events: College/Career Day, SAT School Day, FAFSA/Financial Aid Night, etc.
  • Coordinate required testing for post-secondary enrollment: SAT, ACT, ASVAB, etc.
  • Manage and maintain local college/university and job fairs; coordinate & supervise college campus trips
  • Assist students to complete college/trade program enrollment requirements
  • Serve as the direct liaison for post-secondary representatives
  • Invite post-secondary representatives to speak with students and families
  • Facilitate post-secondary education meetings/workshops with students and families
  • Complete and manage post-secondary data using various platforms including PowerSchool, Naviance, and the Google Suite.
  • Complete and manage resources for post-secondary opportunities: College/University, trade programs, internship opportunities, job listings, etc.
  • Develop and maintain local internship/apprentice opportunities.
  • Manage supporting documentation and evidence for student progress towards PA Keystone Graduation Requirements.
  • Complete and maintain student files/documentation, including completion of the FAFSA, 3 College Applications, and 3 Job Applications, as per School District Requirements.
  • Communicate student concerns regularly with site administration and the Director of College & Career Counseling.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal or Director of College & Career Counseling.

Position:  Full-Time 
Schedule:  Monday - Friday (7:45am to 3:15pm)
Benefits:  Health insurance, Vision insurance, Dental insurance, Paid time off, 401(k) matching

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits are included for all full-time employees.

If you are interested in joining our community, please send your cover letter and resume to

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