The associate director of college counseling will be an integral member of a four person team (3 college counselors and a college counseling associate) serving an upper school enrollment of 350 students. The model of college counseling is a five year developmental platform (8-12) affording students and parents the necessary information, education, independence and autonomy to be successful within the undergraduate college admissions process. Each counselor manages approximately 30-35 students in each upper school grade level (9-12) and assumes ancillary responsibilities based on needs of the college counseling office and which will continue to establish Carrollwood Day School as a national model of college counseling excellence.
CDS is a PreK-12 International Baccalaureate independent school located just north of downtown Tampa Bay, FL on a beautiful suburban campus. CDS is considered an International Baccalaureate World School and is only 1 of 17 schools in the United States authorized to offer the PYP (Primary Years Program: K-5), MYP (Middle Years Program: 6-10), and the DP (Diploma Program: 11-12) to all students enrolled from early childhood through college preparatory. The school was founded in 1981 and has recently graduated its ninth class. Please refer to web site for more information:
A Bachelor’s degree is required and a Master’s degree is highly preferred. Undergraduate admissions experience at a selective college or university is required, as is a willingness to learn the comprehensive intricacies of becoming a college counselor. College counseling experience is a plus. The position will report to the director of college counseling. Must be willing to relocate to the greater Tampa, Florida area.
Additional Salary Information: This is a 12-month position with accorded time off during the summer months (as mandated by Human Resources policy). In addition, all official three-day, Thanksgiving (one week), winter holiday (16-18 days), and spring break (one week) time off to be part of the annual working agreement. Salary is commensurate with professional experience. Benefits per school policy include health, dental, vision, 60% tuition remission for children of faculty, and matching 401K-retirement plan.
About Carrollwood Day School
CARROLLWOOD DAY SCHOOL
Founded in 1981 as an early childhood center, Carrollwood Day School has grown to include elementary, middle school and high school. CDS enjoys a reputation for excellence in academics with an emphasis on character development enriched by a wealth of extra-curricular programs and clubs.
As the only International Baccalaureate World School in the Tampa Bay area to offer the Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme, and Diploma Programme, CDS students flourish in a rich continuum of learner-centered education that begins in preschool, continues through high school graduation, and will last a lifetime. Students at all levels are also immersed in CDS's signature STEEM program which combines science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and entrepreneurship education to prepare CDS graduates to be the leaders they have the capacity to be.
The mission of Carrollwood Day School is to create entrepreneurial thinkers for a global society. We provide strong character-based education emphasizing problem-solving skills and philanthropic understanding. Our students are prepared to be world leaders using the International Baccalaureate Programmes, cutting-e...dge technology, creative arts, and competitive athletics. Most importantly, CDS fosters the development of the entire student not only in academics, but also ethically, emotionally, and through social experience. Our goal is to help students discover and develop their own talents and interests and use these to better the world and themselves.