School Guidance Counselor - OHDELA Job Opening

School Guidance Counselor - OHDELA

ACCEL Schools

Independence, Ohio
Category: Social Worker

OHDELA is seeking an School Guidance Counselor to supports overall student success by partnering with staff members and families to inform student specific academic programming, create and maintain graduation and career plans, and provide proactive and preventative services.

Our schools employ a diverse staff of passionate professionals who value research-based practices and a desire to grow as professionals. We are committed to increasing student achievement, regardless of historical barriers, while at the same time developing ourselves via professional development, job embedded instructional coaching, and embracing a growth mindset. Responsibilities
Deliver proactive guidance curriculum to individuals and groups
Respond to individual and group needs with responsive counseling and programming
Review transfer student transcripts and inform appropriate course placements
Maintain and review transcripts for active students and inform credit award procedures
Create and maintain student graduation plans
Provide career readiness curriculum and facilitate creation of career plans
Create and maintain Student 504 plans
Analyze student data to provide input on appropriate academic programs and interventions
Travels to support testing efforts and school events within the state as needed Skills/Qualifications
Valid Ohio Guidance Counselor license
Bachelor’s degree plus one (1) year previous experience in counseling and/or advisement OR equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience with the ASCA model
Experience with K-12 online learning
Experience with Local, State , and Federal laws and mandated reporting
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite Products
Ability to handle confidential information responsibly and exhibit sound judgment while maintaining that confidentiality.
Ability to manage difficult or emotional situations and make evidence-based decisions
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work well under pressure, effectively prioritizing and executing tasks to meet deadlines consistently.
Customer service oriented
Ability to work independently and contribute to a team
Ability to pass federal and state criminal background checks
It is our policy to abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bonafide occupational qualification exists.