Full-Time School Counselor

Full-Time School Counselor Job Description

Do you enjoy working in a diverse, positive, uplifting environment?  Are you ready to make a life-changing impact in the lives of students who learn differently?  Can you help students navigate problems with confidence and learn to self-advocate?

Students with learning differences need a supportive, encouraging environment to thrive. Helping each of them reach their fullest potential is our number one goal–and at Trinity, you’ll be part of a collaborative team of experts that care. 

As one of Trinity School’s trusted counselors, you are a  trusted adviser for our K-12 students. You’ll engage daily with teachers, administrators, parents, and students in a variety of ways that help our Tigers achieve their goals. Counseling, teaching, advising, and a passion for helping shape students’ lives are all needed to facilitate success. 

Full-Time School Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Provide academic, emotional, and behavioral support for all K-12 students with learning differences, including dyslexia, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorder. Including: 
  • Crisis management
  • Intervention development
  • Behavioral observation
  • Staff support
  • Help develop and coordinate social-emotional learning curriculum for students
  • Partner with teachers to ensure students receive approved accommodations and/or modifications as set forth in their plans
  • Coordinate developmentally appropriate puberty/sex education, drug/alcohol, and suicide prevention curriculum for middle school and high school students
  • Provide administrative support for scheduling, transition planning, and other duties as assigned
  • Manage transcripts and other school records.
  • Provide SEL training to faculty and staff. 
  • Maintain positive relationships with students and their families on behalf of the school.
  • Partner with outside agencies to meet school’s and students’ needs.
  • Help monitor fidelity and progress of behavior plans

School Counselor Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Education & School Counseling Certification or 
  • Psychology & LPC preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a school counselor or equivalent experience preferred
  • Knowledgeable about learning differences, including dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorder
  • Trained in crisis management and suicide prevention
  • Understanding of statistics, admissions requirements and procedures, school funding, and financial aid application processes
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, networking, and verbal and written communication skills.