Sharon High School

Sharon Public Schools

Sharon, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3424597
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 7, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Utilize culturally proficient practices to respond to the personal, social-emotional, and mental health needs of students and personalize the academic and post-
secondary planning process for students. Assess student academic and/or social-emotional functioning and consult with support staff and teachers. Provide individual and/or group academic, post-secondary and career counseling to all students on assigned caseload. Attend Individual Education Plan (IEP) and 504 plan meetings and
manage cases. Track, monitor and counsel students in course selection to align with graduation requirements and post-secondary plans. Deliver department-developed presentations/workshops for students and parents. Attend district wide, school based meetings, training and professional development.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 160 Per Day
  • Job Category : Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
  • Location Description

    About the Town of Sharon:
    Sharon, MA is located 22 miles midway between Boston and Providence, it has access to Boston and Providence via MBTA commuter trains, and to New York City and Washington, D.C., via Amtrak trains at nearby Route 128 station. Its population of 18,000--32 percent are children under 19, 56 percent are adults 25-64 years, and 10 percent are seniors over 65--lives mostly in single-family houses ranging from relatively modest ranches to luxury properties. Many town residents have second- and third-generation family roots in Sharon, but the town is also notable for its diversity and openness to newcomers. An Interfaith Clergy Council and an "Affirming Diversity" group foster cooperative understanding among several varieties of Christian and Jewish congregations, an Islamic mosque, and a Unitarian church as well as adherents of Eastern religions, and the group sponsors an annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration.

    The Sharon School Department oversees a high school, a middle school, and three elementary schools, all of which are committed to excellence in educating students. Sharon High School sends 96% of its graduating seniors on to institutions of higher learning.

    Beauty and diversity are the key words for Sharon, an attractive community among its neighbors Canton, Norwood, Walpole, Foxboro, Stoughton, Mansfield, and Easton.

    Sharon Public Schools Mission Statement:
    The Sharon Public Schools, in partnership with the community, has as its mission the responsibility to prepare students to live in a rapidly changing society. Together we will provide an environment that maximizes the student’s academic, artistic, social, emotional and physical development. This atmosphere will encourage each individual to develop the skills and sensitivity for living effectively and responsibly.

    Sharon High School Mission Statement:
    Sharon High School is a safe and supportive community that provides relevant and diverse opportunities for all students to become active learners and responsible citizens. By fostering a climate of respect, honesty, and accountability, Sharon High School empowers students to apply academic skills, take creative risks, strive for excellence, and achieve their highest potential.

    Academic Expectations
    Students will:

  • Read and listen effectively
  • Write and speak effectively
  • Solve problems analytically and critically
  • Work both independently and cooperatively
  • Use technology effectively
  • Civic Expectations
    Students will:
  • Demonstrate responsible citizenship with a global perspective
  • Value community diversity
  • Demonstrate an honest and moral character
  • Social Expectations
    Students will:
  • Value the physical and emotional well being of self and others
  • Demonstrate respectful behavior
  • Participate in activities beyond the classroom
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    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Sharon Public School system does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or sexual orientation.

    Job Requirements

    • Current Mass certification for School Guidance Counselor.
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Bob Pomer , Dean of Academic Affairs
    • Sharon High School
    • 181 Pond Street
    • Sharon, Massachusetts 02067

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