Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School ( learn more )

Marlborough, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3038203
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 3, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Internship, Possible Long Term Sub School Counselor

Advanced Math and Science Academy, a college preparatory charter school, is seeking to hire committed, skilled, and inspiring educators. AMSA is committed to preparing all students to succeed in college and beyond. Located in Marlborough, MA, AMSA includes 6th through 12th grade classes. The Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter School is currently accepting applications for a school counseling intern; this position has the potential to become a paid long-term substitute position as a grade 11-12 School Counselor starting in May 2019 and continuing through the first portion of fall 2019.

Teachers and Staff Members at Advanced Math and Science Academy will:
• Focus intensely on increasing academic achievement, content knowledge, and character growth for all students.
• Create inspiring, challenging, and effective teaching and learning experiences for all our students.
• Be committed to serving all students, including English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities, in the context of the regular education classroom using a variety of inclusion models.
• Contribute to a strong and supportive professional learning community.

Job Responsibilities:
The School Counselor (grades 11-12) will:
• Provide direct academic, social, and personal guidance and support services to students individually, in classrooms and in large groups.
• Help students to set academic, personal, college and career goals.
• Provide responsive services as needed to address academic, social, and emotional concerns.
• Act as 504 Team Leader for eligible students in caseload.
• Monitor students at academic risk and collaborate with teachers and parents to help students create a plan for success.
• Advise groups and individual 11th and 12th grade students (and their parents) on all aspects of the college application process.
• Write letters of recommendation and coordinate Naviance student applications and reports.
• Teach Junior and Senior Seminar, college application process, classes.
• Aid in the planning of all college and career related events including evening information sessions.
• Help to maintain portfolio of available scholarships.
• Collaborate with counseling team to deliver timely information via email and school website.
• Work collaboratively with other staff to implement curriculum and build school culture across the school.
• Participate in our all-school summer professional development of an additional week (or equivalent time) prior to the start of the school year.
• Work with administration to uphold and support all school policies and procedures.
• Other responsibilities as assigned in helping to maintain a safe and orderly school environment, (i.e. traffic and/or lunch duties.)

• Strong commitment to Advanced Math and Science Academy’s mission, values, and educational model.
• Ability to collaborate, work well under pressure, and maintain a sense of humor and humility.
• Working towards a Master’s degree and Massachusetts School Guidance Licensure grades 5-12.
• Current authorization to work in the United States. Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment.

Please be aware that some of the elements contained in this job description are subject to bargaining obligations established by Federal and State law for the AMSA charter school and are subject to change.

Advanced Math and Science Academy is a committed equal-opportunity employer, dedicated to hiring a talented and diverse workforce. We are also committed to being a supportive community that does not discriminate on any basis pursuant to all local, state and federal laws.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Advanced Math and Science 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

    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Katherine Driver , Director of School Counseling
    • 201 Forest Street
    • Marlborough, Massachusetts 01752

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