Laurel Springs School seeks a College Counselor for their online, private K-12 school. This 12-month position may be remote or may work out of our West Chester, PA office. The College Counselor is responsible for programming that supports and promotes student academic and social development. This position requires wide exposure, experience, and proficiency in catering to the needs of the school and students.
Supporting programs known in the Educational arena to accommodate circumstances that are unique to the diverse school population while ensuring ethical review & documentation of student requirements on an official transcript.
Ensuring that Academic Standards and requirements for college acceptance are incorporated across the school while meeting the student’s needs.
Leading live webinar sessions which focus on supporting students development both academically based and social opportunities.
Creating meaningful communications, such as newsletters, that focus on needs specific to our population of students on a regular basis.
Creating a positive online rapport in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the school counseling process. Work with peers and teachers to assist them in the achievement of collaborative engaging learning environment.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students and guardians through meaningful and frequent communication via email and telephone.
Providing support for students, staff, and teachers within the school during virtual office hours.
Regular and frequent phone contact with parents including prospective families who are engaged in the Admissions process.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
School Counseling Certification and Master’s Degree.
Must have 3+ years experience teaching or working in a school setting supporting specifically targeted audiences – high school students.
Experience working with Gifted/Talented learners preferred.
Experience in Collegiate Level preferred.
Analytical, interpretive, evaluative, and constructive thinking skills required.
Laurel Springs is a premier online school that honors each child’s individual learning style and educational needs.
Laurel Springs School is an accredited private online school, offering challenging programs for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. With college prep academics, including Advanced Placement (AP), Honors, and Gifted and Talented programs, Laurel Springs has an outstanding record of placing its graduates into the selective colleges and universities of their choice in the U.S. and throughout the world.
The Laurel Springs difference is in the relationships students have with teachers, counselors, admissions coordinators, and peers. Our students receive individually graded assignments, attention to their unique learning styles, expert college counseling services, and access to real-time school events and clubs. Laurel Springs combines all the benefits of a traditional private school with the flexibility of personalized distance learning.
Our school is designed for the college prep student who wishes to grow and excel academically and personally, while maintaining a flexible schedule. Our personalized approach is mastery-based and asynchronous, meaning... that students have the opportunity to move faster or slower through the material, depending on their individual skills and knowledge. This approach allows students the ability to adapt their schedules to accommodate their other interests.
At Laurel Springs School, we believe that each child is a unique human being, with personal interests, special talents and a recognizable learning style. We know that children receive optimum benefit from an educational process that values them as individuals and provides a personalized approach to learning. We work to encourage their natural curiosity, their innate enthusiasm for learning and their dreams. Laurel Springs School believes in and encourages lifelong learning and the enthusiasm for fulfilling lifetime dreams.