Scheck Hillel in North Miami Beach, Florida has openings for experienced Guidance Counselors for the 2023/2024 academic year in our Upper School (Middle & High). As a member of our Upper School Guidance team, this is a high visibility position working with students, faculty and administration, families, and others within our community.
Scheck Hillel is a nationally recognized college preparatory and Jewish community day school. Our well-rounded, rigorous, dual curriculum program serves over 1,200 students in PKT through 12th grade. As a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, we attract and retain a diverse faculty who demonstrate professional excellence with an unwavering commitment to delivering an education of unsurpassed quality, As a community school, we understand that our school isn't just about education, it's about the whole child.
Responsibilities include: Counsels students on their academic, personal, and social development, mediates issues, coordinates student academic and behavioral plans, implements necessary schedule changes for students throughout the year, facilitates grade level student focused meetings, arranges and conducts parent/teacher staffings/conferences, identifies and monitors behavioral/emotional/academic needs of students, provides individual and group sessions to assist with academic, emotional, social and personal issues relating to students, develops and implements guidance curriculum for social, emotional and cognitive development, provides individual, developmental, preventative, remedial, short term and/or crisis counseling, identifies community and school resources, maintains lists and makes referrals as necessary, identifies and develops plan for transition of all students at end of year, Interfaces with the admissions department in interviewing new students, arranges for placement tests, proper scheduling and coordinating their orientation to school, Supervision of students at various school functions such as field and overnight trips, school assemblies.
We offer a comprehensive compensation package that includes competitive salary, benefits, excellent paid time off, free lunch, professional development, and more. For more information about us, visit our website at www.ehillel.org or email resumes for immediate consideration. Scheck Hillel is an equal-opportunity employer.
Qualified candidates must have at least five years of experience working in a similar capacity with high school-aged children. Must have excellent communication and listening skills along with organizational, computer, and multitasking proficiency. Ability to effectively work in sensitive and confidential situations required. School experience, Masters degree and Florida certification in a related field preferred.