(NVDCA) GUIDANCE COUNSELOR (#17-1576)

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K12 Inc

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2852432
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : November 17, 2017
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description



Guidance Counselors INSPIRE THE FUTURE!

Passionate Guidance Counselors are needed at the K12 partner school, Destinations Career Academy of Nevada (NVDCA). We want you to be a part of our talented team!
The mission of Destinations Career Academy of Nevada is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!

We have openings for Guidance Counselors Grades K-12 for the 2017 -2018 School Year. Join our team and thrive in a career with a team that values your contributions everyday!

AS A VIRTUAL COUNSELOR, YOU WILL ENJOY...

Leading students through successful course completion
Building a virtual environment conducive to learning
Prioritizing student needs so that each child may reach their fullest potential
Partnering with parents and colleagues to manage course goals, curriculum, and materials that best benefit the individual needs of each student.
Creating strategies to engage and nurture student learning and student relationships
Promoting creativity and excitement in the virtual learning environment



Get to know NVDCA!

Destinations Career Academy of Nevada
Behind the Scenes
A Day in the Life

Are you driven by excellence to deliver instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students’ individual needs? If selected, you will participate in a comprehensive new teacher training program for three weeks before the start of school. It is an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment. During this training you will also learn how to monitor student progress through K12’s learning management system, and to be a partner actively working with students and parents to advance each child’s learning.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    K12 Inc is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

      3+ years advising, teaching or School Guidance Counselor experience preferred
      Bachelor’s degree
      Appropriate state School Guidance Counselor certification
      Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
      Experience in a customer service environment
      Strong written/verbal communication skills
      Flexible schedule
      Ability to pass required background and/or fingerprinting checks
      Experience coordinating academically-oriented clubs and extracurricular activities
      Ability to travel at least once per month within and between assigned geographic areas to support students, attend regularly scheduled meetings, and participate in school activities, open houses and orientations.

      DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

      Experience working with the proposed age group
      Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology
      An ability to learn new technology tools quickly (e.g., database and web-based tools)
      An ability to support and guide adults as well as students



      WHO ARE WE?

      An Open Letter from Nate Davis, Executive Chairman, K12 Inc.
      K12 Produces Results
      Kudos and Honors

      K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

      Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
    • At least 3 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Collen McGurgan
    • 2300 Corporate Park Drive
    • Herndon, Virginia 20171

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