GUIDANCE COUNSELOR - PART TIME

Virtual Learning Academy Charter School

Exeter , New Hampshire ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2889359
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 5, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

New Hampshire's first statewide online high school, the Virtual Learning Academy Charter School, is currently accepting applications for Guidance Counselors needed to provide academic support services to part-time VLACS students. The counselor will work with parents and students to help facilitate the success of middle school and high school students at VLACS. This position will also serve as a liaison to other NH schools by working with guidance counselors and administrators throughout the state to provide them with relevant information so they can support their students enrolled at VLACS.The counselor may assist in the admissions process, which may include interviewing applicants, reviewing transcripts and assessing students' potential to be successful in completing their high school education online. Check our Course Catalog at www.vlacs.org for a list of courses offered.

Training and professional development for online component will be provided, and applicants should be:
-Experienced
-Hold a valid certificate.
-Interested in using Internet technologies as a powerful teaching tool to provide a personalized student-learning environment

Responsibilities may include
- admissions support
- help in counseling our diverse part-time population
- help partner schools work with students taking VLACS courses
- counsel parents of part-time and full-time students on VLACS courses and programming
- support growing advisory program
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Online > Online
    Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
  • Welcome TO Virtual Learning Academy Charter School!

    The Virtual Learning Academy Charter School's administrative offices are located in Exeter, NH. Instructors hired to teach at the Academy need to be certified or certifiable in the state of New Hampshire, but will be able to teach from their home or another off site location. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Virtual Learning Academy Charter School 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

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
      Knowledge of contemporary counseling techniques and protocols.
      Ability to problem solve and work collaboratively to create effective action plans to support student success.
      Strong listening, conflict resolution and advocacy skills.
      Master's Degree in School Counseling preferred.
      NH certification – K-12 Guidance.
      Candidates must be able to work out of the Exeter, NH office 2 days per week (40% position).

      This is a 12 month position.
    • At least 2 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. How can technology improve the learning relationship between counselor and student?
      Short Essay (Answer limited TO 600 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. Share your thoughts on the following prompt: The most important thing about my job as a guidance counselor is...
      Short Essay (Answer limited TO 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Tony Baldasaro
    • 30 Linden Street
    • Exeter, New Hampshire 03833
    • Phone: 603.778.2500
    • Fax: 866.651.5038
    • Email: click here

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