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High School Guidance Counselor

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

Job Overview

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 preferred 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 Knowledge

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

Application Process

Send letter of intent, resume, and references to Nadine Torres at or to 69 Hotel Circle NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Information

Nadine Torres, Executive Director, Email: