School and Personal Counselor – Padua Academy (Wilmington, DE)

Education: Middle/High School, FT Employee
Padua Academy (Wilmington, DE)

Padua Academy, a four year, Catholic, college preparatory high school for young women located in Wilmington, Delaware has an opening for the following position: School/Personal Counselor.

Successful applicants will have:
– a minimum of 3-5 years of experience working with high school girls in an educational setting.
– A committed and respectful support of the Catholic faith.
– Experience with academic goal-setting, time-management, study skills, and
test-taking strategies.
– Experience with learning differences and special accommodations within an
educational setting.
– Experience with one-on-one counseling, preferably with high-school aged girls.
– Current knowledge of mental health, social, and personal issues surrounding
teenage girls as well as agencies who specialize in these areas.
– A skilled ability to multi-task and handle critical situations as they arise.
– A working knowledge of and adherence to the ethical standards of the
counseling profession.
– Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
– A working knowledge of office-based computer software, including Word,
Excel, Google Drive, Powerpoint, etc.

Job responsibilities include:
– Managing a caseload of approximately 160 students from 9th-12th grades.
– Assisting students in academic planning, personal counseling, and
standardized testing as it pertains to students who demonstrate identified
learning needs.
– Providing students with appropriate referrals when necessary
– Consulting and collaborating with parents/guardians, teachers,
administrators, and other educational/community professionals.
– Participating in professional development as related to the position.
– Adhering to Padua’s policies and procedures in relation to the students,
parents, and the Catholic faith.
– Collecting, reviewing and interpreting test results and other student data to
enhance and amend current programs.
– Writing letters of recommendation as needed.
– Presenting relevant information to students and parents in individual, small
and large group settings.
– Other duties as required by the position and/or school.

Please submit resume/cv and cover letter via mail or email to:
Joel Lang
Director of College Advisement and Guidance
Padua Academy
905 N. Broom Street
Wilmington, DE 19806 [email protected] (0)

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