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(ISMI) Counselor

at K12 Inc.

Posted: 3/21/2019
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Requisition Number
19-0298

Title
(ISMI) Counselor

City
Statewide

State
MI

Description

Counselor INSPIRE THE FUTURE!

K12 is a dynamic company on a mission to provide the most compelling, comprehensive, and effective K-12 education available. Our employees are a critical part of an organization that is providing powerful, new options for the way children can be educated. They have a passion for education and a drive to make a difference.

Passionate Counselor are needed at the K12 partner school, Insight School of Michigan (ISMI). We want you to be a part of our talented team!

ISMI is a rapidly-growing organization that offers our teachers and staff members the excitement of exploring an emerging concept in education. Daily, our talented teachers and staff experience the impact they make on the lives of children. Join us, and be inspired by the potential of our students.

AS A Counselor , YOU WILL ENJOY...

  • Delivers individual and group guidance curriculum supporting student development;
  • Assist students in course placement and course scheduling;
  • Prepares and reviews transcripts and other academic documentation for new and returning students;
  • Works collaboratively with teaching staff to develop a four (4) year plan for inclusion in the Individual Learning Plan (ILP);
  • Analyzes student data and develops data-driven programs for intervention action plans;
  • Provides responsive services to individuals or groups on academic and personal issues;
  • Provides an individual planning system to guide students toward post-secondary goals;
  • Assists students in the acquisition of study skills, academic opportunities and benefits;
  • Provides a support system that strengthens the efforts of teachers, staff, and parents;
  • Supports standardized testing program; parent education; and staff development;
  • Works with the teaching team to design and implement an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) for each student in school;
  • Focuses students and families on college and career readiness;
  • Provides academic counseling, including recommendations on Advanced Placement (AP) and technical courses, to challenge and enrich student learning opportunities;
  • Audits student schedules for candidacy for graduation as determined by school and state policies.

Get to know ISMI!

Are you driven by excellence to deliver instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students’ individual needs? If selected, you will participate in a comprehensive new teacher training program for three weeks before the start of school. It is an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment. During this training you will also learn how to monitor student progress through K12’s learning management system, and to be a partner actively working with students and parents to advance each child’s learning.


AS A Counselor , YOU WILL ENJOY...Delivers individual and group guidance curriculum supporting student development;Assist students in course placement and course scheduling; Prepares and reviews transcripts and other academic documentation for new and returning students;Works collaboratively with teaching staff to develop a four (4) year plan for inclusion in the Individual Learning Plan (ILP);Analyzes student data and develops data-driven programs for intervention action plans;Provides responsive services to individuals or groups on academic and personal issues;Provides an individual planning system to guide students toward post-secondary goals;Assists students in the acquisition of study skills, academic opportunities and benefits;Provides a support system that strengthens the efforts of teachers, staff, and parents;Supports standardized testing program; parent education; and staff development;Works with the teaching team to design and implement an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) for each student in school;Focuses students and families on college and career readiness; Provides academic counseling, including recommendations on Advanced Placement (AP) and technical courses, to challenge and enrich student learning opportunities;Audits student schedules for candidacy for graduation as determined by school and state policies.
  • Delivers individual and group guidance curriculum supporting student development;
  • Assist students in course placement and course scheduling;
  • Prepares and reviews transcripts and other academic documentation for new and returning students;
  • Works collaboratively with teaching staff to develop a four (4) year plan for inclusion in the Individual Learning Plan (ILP);
  • Analyzes student data and develops data-driven programs for intervention action plans;
  • Provides responsive services to individuals or groups on academic and personal issues;
  • Provides an individual planning system to guide students toward post-secondary goals;
  • Assists students in the acquisition of study skills, academic opportunities and benefits;
  • Provides a support system that strengthens the efforts of teachers, staff, and parents;
  • Supports standardized testing program; parent education; and staff development;
  • Works with the teaching team to design and implement an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) for each student in school;
  • Focuses students and families on college and career readiness;
  • Provides academic counseling, including recommendations on Advanced Placement (AP) and technical courses, to challenge and enrich student learning opportunities;
  • Audits student schedules for candidacy for graduation as determined by school and state policies.


Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three (3) years of experience in counseling and/or advisement OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certificates and Licenses: Appropriate state certification for high school counselor.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Web-based search engines, and database systems
  • Flexible schedule; Ability to travel as needed
  • Ability to pass required background check

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in school counseling
  • Experience with distance learning
  • Advanced coursework in counseling and administration
  • Experience as a 7-12 teacher
  • Experience in a customer service environment.
  • Experience with Local, State, and Federals laws and mandated reporting
  • Experience in a charter school environment preferred
  • Experience with state career planning systems, Pathfinder, or other career planning platforms/tools

WHO ARE WE?

K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBachelor’s degree Three (3) years of experience in counseling and/or advisement OR Equivalent combination of education and experience Certificates and Licenses: Appropriate state certification for high school counselor.Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Web-based search engines, and database systemsFlexible schedule; Ability to travel as needed Ability to pass required background check DESIRED QUALIFICATIONSMaster’s degree in school counseling Experience with distance learning Advanced coursework in counseling and administration Experience as a 7-12 teacher Experience in a customer service environment. Experience with Local, State, and Federals laws and mandated reporting Experience in a charter school environment preferred Experience with state career planning systems, Pathfinder, or other career planning platforms/tools

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