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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 11/10/2016

K12, Inc Phoenix, AZ

Company
K12, Inc
Job Classification
Part Time
Company Ref #
16-1829
AJE Ref #
576029804
Location
Phoenix, AZ
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Requisition Number
16-1829

Title
(AZVA) Part Time Guidance Counselor position

City
Phoenix

State
AZ

Description

Part Time Guidance Counselor INSPIRE THE FUTURE! The mission of Arizona Virtual Academy is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!

Utilizing leadership, advocacy and collaboration the High School Counselor promotes student success by providing preventive services and responding to identified needs through implementation of a comprehensive school counseling program that helps guide all learners in their academic success, personal and social development, and career and college planning and readiness.

AS A GUIDANCE COUNSELOR, YOU WILL...

* Deliver individual and group guidance curriculum supporting student development;

* Assist students in course placement and course scheduling;

* Prepare and review transcripts and other academic documentation for new and returning students;

* Work collaboratively with teaching staff to develop a four (4) year plan for inclusion in the Individual Learning Plan (ILP);

* Analyze student data and develop data-driven programs for intervention action plans;

* Provide responsive services to individuals or groups on academic and personal issues;

* Provide an individual planning system to guide students toward post-secondary goals;

* Assist students in the acquisition of study skills, academic opportunities and benefits;

* Provide a support system that strengthens the efforts of teachers, staff, and parents;

* Support standardized testing program; parent education; and staff development;

* Work with the teaching team to design and implement an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) for each student in school;

* Focus students and families on college and career readiness;

* Provide academic counseling, including recommendations on Advanced Placement (AP) and technical courses, to challenge and enrich student learning opportunities;

* Audit student schedules for candidacy for graduation as determined by school and state policies.

Get to know AZVA!

* Arizona Virtual Academy

* Behind the Scenes

* A Day in the Life

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.

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

* Bachelor's degree AND

* Three (3) years of experience in counseling and/or advisement OR

* Equivalent combination of education and experience

* 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*

* About Us

* K12 Produces Results

* Kudos and Honors

* thinkTANK12

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.

* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

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