JOB TITLE: Guidance Counselor
Guidance Counselor is charged with assisting with the planning,
coordinating, implementing and supervising all activities related to Guidance Counseling,
and enforcing and applying Gordon Tech College Prep policy and Illinois School
- Type 73 Counseling Certificate (Illinois)
experience in appropriate related field
to work collaboratively within the school community.
to read, explain and use material from professional journals, including
school code and legal documents.
to make effective presentations.
to manage and problem solve.
to communicate and interact effectively with a variety of audiences.
to interpret, analyze and use data.
to use technology, such as word processing, e-mail, etc.
to interpret and administer School policy, administrative procedures and
SUPERVISES: Certified and
non-certified as assigned by the Principal.
I. Guidance Counselor
academic, college, and career counseling for individual students
Work with the
teachers, administrators, and parents when a student is experiencing difficulties.
developmental group guidance experience for students.
with special needs and make appropriate referrals.
interpret the Freshman Test, the Explore, the Plan, the PSAT, the Practice ACT,
the ACT, the SAT, the AP Test, and achievement, aptitude and interest test.
Consult with parents
and schedule staffing for individual students.
Schedule and conduct
guidance folders for each student.
Monitor students on
academic probation or review; inform parents in writing.
Act as a liaison (s)
when a student is ill. This includes
requesting homework from teachers and dialoguing with appropriate specialist
when special education is needed.
Keep accurate records
of student credits in order to assist them in moving from one step to another
in the educational program.
Intervene at times of
sexual or substance abuse; this includes alcohol, drugs, and food disorders.
and PE teachers with students in medical emergencies.