HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELOR
Father Gabriel Richard High School, a Catholic School Community, exists to build up the body of Christ through the intellectual and spiritual formation of its students. Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, FGR cultivates in each student a sense of awe in response to the beauty of truth. Strengthened by the Sacraments, students are equipped to live at the service of others through academic excellence, intentional discipleship, creativity and sportsmanship.
To provide a continuous and on-going education which insures the best possible mental, physical, emotional, spiritual, and social development of all students.
Educational: Possess a Master's degree in Guidance and Counseling and possess a Michigan School Counselor Endorsement or a valid Michigan School Counselor License.
Catholic in good standing
Ability to work cooperatively with administration, teaching staff, students and parents in the ongoing task of providing the best possible education for all students
Willingness to accept constructive criticism
Ability to function under stress
Willingness to adapt to changing situations
Possess a Master's degree in Guidance and Counseling and valid Michigan School Counselor License (SCL)
Possess valid Secondary Michigan Teacher Certification
Have current LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) Certification or working toward LLPC (Limited Licensed Professional Counselor) Certification
Have experience working in a secondary counseling position doing college and career counseling
Have experience working in a Catholic institution
Academic, personal, and college counseling provided to individuals/groups with a variety of needs and abilities
Freshmen and transfer student orientation
Monitor student progress through electronic data system and act as an advocate for students as necessary
Develop and maintain student educational plans
Coordinate and administer AP testing
Interpret placement test results and use multiple measures for advisement
Maintain close working relationships with students, parents, faculty, partner schools, and community resource agencies
Counsel students on academic programs, post-secondary planning, provide crisis-intervention and referral services, as needed
Assume other responsibilities as assigned, including large group guidance presentations, department level collaboration; performance of other established duties and responsibilities may be assigned by the Principal.
Intentional disciple of Jesus Christ who evidences values, integrity, and ethics consistent with the Catholic faith and Fr. Gabriel Richard High School;
Loves God, Loves Others, Loves Learning, and Pursues Excellence;
Polished and professional in demeanor;
Winsome personality, with a natural ability to connect with both students and adults;
Remarkably honest and full of integrity;
Maintains strict confidentiality;
Self-starter with tons of initiative and follow through;
Flexible with a sustained positive attitude;
Exceptional organizational skills with strong attention to detail; and
Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Please email your cover letter, resume, statement of faith* and application to: [email protected].
* The statement of faith should briefly explain your faith journey, your current place of worship, your spiritual disciplines, and any experience you have in spiritual leadership roles.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105