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High School Counselor

Gilbert L. Sena Charter High School is currently seeking to fill their open High School Counselor position.

Job Overview

Posting Date: May 3, 2021 - Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Gilbert L. Sena Charter HS has a full-time position available for an outstanding HS guidance counselor. Candidate must have a NMPED school counseling license with minimum of two years (internship may be included) of successful work in a HS setting and prefer experience in the following areas:
• Collects, analyzes, and uses data to develop, implement, and evaluate the school counseling program.
• Schedules students and tracks credits. Provides students and families with immediate and long-range educational planning and course selection as appropriate. Completes student Next Step Plans.
• Supports the growth of the Response to Intervention (RtI) framework. Maintains strong knowledge of academic and behavioral interventions.
• Provides individual and group counseling for students. Additionally, provides presentations on academic, career, and social emotional topics within the classroom or school-wide setting.
• Makes appropriate referrals to assist parents/families and students to obtain the benefit from needed special school and/or community services.
• Provides workshops for parents and families to assist them in acquiring an understanding of students and techniques and strategies essential for academic and personal/social growth. Outreaches effectively to families and increases parent involvement.

Required Skills

Current trends and best practices for providing a comprehensive school counseling program; thorough knowledge of counseling theories and skills, group dynamics and small group processes, as well as, the ASCA Model; the ability to motivate others to reach their fullest potential; an in-depth knowledge of child development, group and individual counseling techniques, conflict resolution techniques, and community resources; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school officials, parents, students, teachers, support staff and associates; excellent oral and written communication skills; expertise with internet and computer programs.

Preferred knowledge: Dual Credit program management and School Master School Information System.

Application Process

Sena HS provides COMPETITIVE SALARIES. Send letter of intent, resume and references to Nadine Torres at ntorres@senahigh.com or to 69 Hotel Circle NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123. Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Information

Nadine Torres, Executive Director

Email: ntorres@senahigh.com