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High School Counselor

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3/7/2017
May Yang
278-8264
1
2017-2018 school year
Full Time
3/24/2017 4:00 PM Pacific
$65,000 to 90,000 (based on experience and current salary), benefit package
Date Posted:
3/7/2017
Application Deadline:
3/24/2017 4:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
2017-2018 school year
Salary:
$65,000 to 90,000 (based on experience and current salary), benefit package
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: May Yang Email: Mayang@csufresno.edu Phone: 278-8264
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

 University High School is a 9th-12th grade free public charter high school located on the campus of California State University, Fresno. UHS provides an accelerated college preparatory education to approximately 480 students who share a common interest in music.  Students receive a strong foundation in music and the liberal arts and sciences in a small high school environment, while benefiting from the opportunities available on a large public university campus.

The school has one of the most rigorous high school programs in the country that requires all graduates to complete a year or more of college work as part of the curriculum.   UHS provides advanced curriculum for students who desire a greater challenge and who truly wish to be better prepared to enter a college or university after high school.  This is a key reason that UHS has been ranked by US News and World Report, the Washington Post, and Newsweek as one of the best schools in the nation for the last ten years.

We are looking for an experienced counselor knowledgeable about college and university advising, that is fluent in English and Spanish.  Our school is a great place to work as the students, parents and staff are terrific.

Primary Functions:

To provide social and emotional counseling to the UHS student body on a appointment and drop-in basis, and to work with another counselor to provide a full-range of academic counseling to students grades 9-12.  To assist with other school-related administrative and counseling tasks such as testing and scheduling as necessary.

Examples of Duties:

  • Provide short-term personal counseling for students regarding personal issues, including family crisis, trouble with friends or parents, academic problems, poor self image, eating disorders, suicidal thoughts, etc.
  • Assist in the orientation and placement of all students by using parent information, pupil conference, and/or cumulative records as appropriate and available
  • Plan and conduct parent workshops and hold sophomore conferences
  • Assist the staff in the reinforcement of appropriate school behavior
  • Interpret and administer standardized tests (including PSAT, CAHSEE, STAR, and AP)
  • Work with parents, students and teachers to facilitate student learning
  • Provide college or career advisement
  • Write letters of recommendation for students
  • Monitor and maintain records of accommodation plans for Section 504 and IEP learners.  Attend all IEP meetings and work closely with 504 and IEP learners and their parents.
  • Work with the Debate team
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements for Applying

Education and Experience: • Current Pupil Personnel Services Credential required. • Minimum of three years of successful teaching and/or pupil personnel service in education preferred. • Masters Degree preferred • Teaching Credential preferred ***Spanish Fluency preferred Application Requirements: • Cover letter (please speak to your experience advising students about college) • 3 References • Completed Application • Resume • College transcripts • Letters of recommendation

Apply online. Contact May Yang at 559-278-8264 or mayang@mail.fresnostate.edu for more information APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday March 24th @ 4:00 pm

      Requirements for Applying

      Education and Experience: • Current Pupil Personnel Services Credential required. • Minimum of three years of successful teaching and/or pupil personnel service in education preferred. • Masters Degree preferred • Teaching Credential preferred ***Spanish Fluency preferred Application Requirements: • Cover letter (please speak to your experience advising students about college) • 3 References • Completed Application • Resume • College transcripts • Letters of recommendation

      Apply online. Contact May Yang at 559-278-8264 or mayang@mail.fresnostate.edu for more information APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday March 24th @ 4:00 pm

          This job allows a counselor to work with college bound students at a nationally recognized high school on the campus of Fresno State. 99% of our students graduate, For more information about UHS go to www.uhsfresno.com

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          Application Deadline: 3/24/2017 4:00 PM Pacific

          This job allows a counselor to work with college bound students at a nationally recognized high school on the campus of Fresno State. 99% of our students graduate, For more information about UHS go to www.uhsfresno.com

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