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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2900738
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 5, 2018

Job Description


                                                   POSITION DESCRIPTION



POSITION TITLE:    School Guidance Counselor


Rocky Mount Prep is a public charter school with more than 1,200 scholars in grades K-12 in Rocky Mount, N.C., an hour east of Raleigh in the Eastern North Carolina Teach for America zone. Our diverse student body includes 80 percent of scholars who are eligible for free-and-reduced lunch. 

Why Work For Us?

• To focus relentlessly on our mission to make a difference by closing the achievement gap for economically disadvantaged scholars
• To join a team that is like a family, fully committed to putting the needs of scholars before adults with strong supports setting you up to succeed
• To continuously improve your teaching practice through frequent coaching, personal learning and professional growth 
• To help us rethink how school is done, blending the best of teaching and technology to accelerate the growth of learning
• To participate in education reform by working in a public charter school that is a school of choice, accountable to the state and parents but free from many traditional regulations



  • Teaching experience preferred.

  • School Counseling experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated success in mediation & relationship building.              


REPORTS TO:        Principal                   


OVERVIEW:  The school guidance program assists students in becoming responsible adults.  Career plans are developed, reviewed, and updated periodically in accordance with students’ post graduation educational and occupational goals.  Continuous attention is given to assisting students to develop competence in decision-making, career planning, working with others, and taking responsibility for their own behavior.




  1. Implement the guidance curriculum.

  2. Guide and counsel groups of individual students through the development of educational and career plans.

  3. Counsel small groups and individual students with problems.

  4. Consult with teachers, staff and parents regarding the developmental needs of students.

  5. Refer students with severe problems to appropriate community resources in consultation with their parents.

  6. Be a part of the Special Ed team by attending team meetings and doing the IQ testing.

  7. School test coordinator for Standardized Achievement Tests.

  8. Supporting the overall district’s educational program through general consultation activities and committee work.

  9. Assist with the placement of students in appropriate career and educational settings.



  1. Attend all meetings and training sessions as directed.

  2. Assist administrators with the distribution and interpretation of standardized tests scores for students and parents.

  3. Attend IEP and 504 meetings according to caseload.

  4. Duties as assigned by building principal.

Pay Scale: 

Years of Experience with Rocky Mount Prep:
0-2 years: $40,000
3-4 years: $42,000
5+ years: $45,000
Non-retired, licensed employees:
0-3 years: 40,112
4-6 years: 41,795
7-9 years: 43,758
10-12 years:46,002
13-15 years: 48,476
16-19 years: 50,771
20-24 years: 53,856
25+ years: 57,222
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
  • Contact Information

    • Gale Parker , Human Resources
    • 3334 Bishop Rd
    • Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804

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