SECONDARY GUIDANCE COUNSELOR

Livingston American School

Shanghai , China

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Job Description

Responsibilities Administrative:
• Oversee graduation requirements and credits---meet with students with
deficiency notices
• Record permanent grades
• Update G.P.A. and class rank
• Process transcripts, letters of recommendation, and other correspondence
• Class scheduling
• Monitor inputting of grades and teacher comments
• Compile list of honor roll students and include honor roll certificates with
report card
• Compile the BRAG student list
• Help with conferences and open house
• Help students find and work with tutors
• Manually enter grades, grade points and credits for classes taken outside

Academic Guidance:
• Manage student schedule changes
• Study habits, teacher relations, class discipline referral

Career Education:
• 7th and 12th Grade --Career investigation, scholarships and university searches
o Career Days and Class Career Field Trips

Personal Counseling and Growth:
• Individual interview with each student

Example Problem Areas
o Adjustment to high school
o Alcohol and Drug Education
o Peer Pressure-Self-Esteem-Guilt
o Family Problems and Relationships
o Stress and coping skills
o Depression, abuse, and suicide warning signs.
o Other

SCHEDULING:
• Help students and parents with course selections
• Enter schedules in the computer
• Resolve conflicts
• Take care of any schedule changes

RECORDS:
• Make and update permanent records cards
• Make and update 4-year plan cards
• Transcripts - Update yearly for current students
1. Seniors: 7th semester and final transcripts
2. Request from former students
• Cumulative folders
• File all testing results, labels, EX. For ITBS, PSAT, AP, ESL, SAT and ACT

NEW STUDENTS:
• Verify courses for graduation credit

TESTING
• Schedule, order, coordinate, and help with administration of standardized tests:
• Help students with ACT SAT and AP registrations

STUDENT SERVICES
• Help with college searches
• Scheduling College Representatives and campus visits
• Arrange visits with college personnel
• Coordinate a financial aid night for parents and students
• Help students with college and scholarship applications
• Write letters of recommendation for students
• Compile a list of senior awards for the school
• Compile a list of senior awards and pictures for publication in the yearbook and school newspaper
• Coordinate and plan graduation and year-end activities
• Underclassmen awards
• Conduct orientation for incoming 6th grade students
• Work with staff to enhance understanding of all aspects of the student's development and its impact on learning.
• Participate in and facilitate the intervention team process
• Protect the confidentiality of student records and release personal data in accordance with Board policies.
• Establish and maintain a cooperative relationship with faculty, staff and administration to facilitate the provision of optimum guidance and counseling services.
• Delineate and promote the counselor's function in meeting the needs of students.
• Assist in the development of: curricular and environmental conditions appropriate for the school and community; educational procedures and programs to meet student needs; and, a systematic evaluation process for guidance and counseling programs, services and personnel.
• Promotes positive school-community relationships through active participation in school and civic organizations and functions.
  • Job Category : Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

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