Holds or is eligible for the Postgraduate Professional License with endorsement in Secondary Guidance
Has successful full-time experience as a school counselor
Has demonstrated the professional and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with school personnel
The High School Guidance Director provides leadership, coordination, and innovation in the Counseling and Guidance Department so that all students may derive maximum benefit from the program and services.
Coordinates the delivery of services in the Guidance Department; assists in the implementation of the District and school program and services in cooperation with the school administration and Guidance Supervisor; assists in establishing department objectives and develops a plan for the implementation and evaluation of those objectives; conducts department meetings and attends relevant school, District, and professional meetings as needed or required; assists counselors in the handling of day-to-day activities and problems and acts as a resource person for them; assumes responsibility for the inventory, ordering, and distributing of all departmental materials; advises the Principal on the department’s budgetary needs; provides orientation and in-service training programs for department personnel; makes recommendations to the Principal with regard to departmental personnel
Meets with administrators and other department heads to promote collaboration regarding curriculum offerings and delivery
Assists the Principal in the interpretation of the instructional program to parents and the community; communicates guidance information and activities to the community both formally and informally
Assists in identifying and utilizing community resources for the counseling and guidance program
Assumes regular counseling responsibilities with reduced counselor/student ratio (1:150)
Serves as a liaison with middle schools, colleges, employers, and community organizations; coordinates the selection of students for awards and scholarships
Performs related work as required
OTHER INFORMATION:ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP:
The High School Guidance Director reports to the Principal.
ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST AND UPDATED RESUME FOR EACH POSITION IN WHICH INTEREST IS EXPRESSED. THE LETTER OF INTEREST MUST INCLUDE THE JOB NUMBER AND PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (PID).
JOBS CLOSE AT 12:00 PM ON CLOSING DATE.
Department of Personnel Services
Level 2, Salary Range: $74,437 - $111,826
12 Month Position (Prorated), 8 hours per day
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Located 25 miles northwest of Washington, D.C., Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) serves 50,740 (estimated) students in Loudoun County,...