AGBU Vatche & Tamar Manoukian High School is a 9-12 co-educational institution serving the Armenian community of the San Gabriel Valley. In 2007 AGBU Vatche & Tamar Manoukian High School received a full six-year term of accreditation. In its second accreditation cycle the school received this distinction from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in 2013 and is currently in good standing as an accredited institution. Since its founding in 2006, the school has developed a comprehensive academic program, planned with the goal of developing fundamental scholastic skills, analytical and critical thinking, study skills and self-confidence in students to pursue college and career objectives. The school strives to foster student inquiry, creativity, and true love of learning in a supportive and caring school environment. AGBU Vatche and Tamar Manoukian High School is steadfastly committed to cultivating the potential of each student in an inclusive and collaborative setting, which promotes academic excellence, cultural appreciation, and ethical conduct, graduating students who are creative visionaries, critical thinkers, effective communicators, lifelong learners, and capable leaders, intellectually and socially equipped to meet the challenges of their emerging global environment.
This is an excellent opportunity for a creative and well-organized individual to develop and lead a viable college counseling program. The individual should have excellent writing skills and be able to represent the school publicly. The program will bring college representatives to campus and accompany students on college exploration field trips. The individual will have the opportunity to meet with all students in grades 9 through 12 and their families. The program begins in the 9th grade and concludes at the end of the 12th. The program will address and support students and their families as they pursue college identification, college exploration, and college application.
The program is listed as full-time, but may be tailored to fit a part-time candidate.
The individual will have lead a college counseling program or have assumed major responsibilities in a strong college counseling program. A masters degree is preferred, but not essential. Speaking Armenian is not essential.