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2022-23 School Counselor
Magnolia Educational & Research Foundation in Los Angeles, California
Date Posted 03/09/2022
Nonprofit-Social Work/Counseling
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

2022-23 School Counselor

Full Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Counseling: The school counselor provides individual and group counseling services to meet the developmental, preventive, and remedial needs of students.
  • Consulting: The school counselor consults with students, parents, teachers, and other school and community personnel to assist in meeting the needs of students.
  • Coordinating: The school counselor coordinates all counseling services for students and assists with the coordination and implementation of student services in the school. The counselor also assists teachers with the Guidance Curriculum.
  • Special Education Support: The school counselor works as an intricate member of the special education team. The DIS and School counselor provides present levels and shares student progress at IEP meetings as assigned.
  • Coordinates and serves on Student Success Teams and student expulsion hearings to ensure the school is in compliance with due process and fair hearing regulations.
  • Serves as a resource to school administrators, staff, and teachers in matters pertaining to student suspension, opportunity transfer, expulsion and reinstatement.
  • Provides, assists and/or participates in staff development regarding student behavior, values clarification and discipline.
  • Provide individual, and group therapy to students. Responsible for clinical assessment, field-based services to students; Conducts student-centered, strengths-based, culturally sensitive individualized intakes / assessments gathering information from family, consumer, significant other and involved agencies in the office or in the field as appropriate.
  • Complete progress notes, service plans, coordination plans, and all other required documentation paperwork within a specified required deadline.
  • Promotes College and Career Readiness Program School-Wide

Parents and Students

  • Provide strategies, advice, support and guidance to those students and their families from the application process throughout their time here to making the best individualized choice for college.
  • Meet with students individually and in groups to educate and empower them on how to navigate the college process, admissions trends, and individual college options.
  • Counsel and assist students to identify resources for scholarships and financial aid for colleges and universities.
  • Conduct course selection group sessions for students and parents.


  • Keep office area neat, tidy, and professional at all times.
  • Review files and records to answer general requests for information.
  • Attend student, parent, faculty, and administrative meetings as needed.
  • Other job related duties and schedules assigned by supervisor

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, bend, and sit for long periods of time. The employee must also be able to listen and hear students, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and be appropriately mobile, including by escorting students across campus as needed. This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the only duties, responsibilities, and qualification for this job. Incumbents may be required to follow any additional related instructions, acquire related job skills and perform other related work as required or assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job functions.

  • BA or BS (as appropriate) degree in subject matter
  • Understanding of subjects assignee
  • Exceptional organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
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