School Counselor

Creighton Preparatory School - Omaha

Education
Full-Time

Location

Name of Facility: Creighton Preparatory School
Address
7400 Western Avenue
Omaha, Nebraska
68114



Submitted By

Name: Joe Ryberg
Email: jryberg@creightonprep.org


Description

Department: Student Support Services
Reports to: Head of School


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Creighton Prep is currently accepting applications for a full-time student support position as school counselor beginning on August 1, 2024.

Possible courses, programs, and activities include:
Collaboration with teachers, academic coach, college counselor, learning specialist, mental health practitioner, student support specialist, parents and administration in caring for students
Work with approximately 200 students across all grade levels in addressing academic, personal, socio-economic, and college planning needs
Planning and delivering a comprehensive counseling curriculum to students at each grade level
Coaching or moderating teams, clubs, or other extra-curricular activities


Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Qualifications:
Master’s degree in counseling or in progress with achieving that degree
Valid Nebraska teaching certificate with an endorsement in secondary school guidance or the ability to obtain one prior to August 2024
Preference for counselors who have experience in secondary school counseling and in college counseling.
Experience with and desire to engage in extracurricular activities such as coaching or moderating clubs and activities is highly desirable
The ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse student and parent population
The ability to collaborate with colleagues, including teachers, counselors and administrators
Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
Preference for experience with counseling and educational technology, including but not limited to iPads, Scoir, PowerSchool, Canvas and Google Suites

Education and Experience
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary is based on academic background and teaching experience and is highly competitive with local school districts
Health insurance, retirement, summer and major holidays breaks
Opportunity to work with talented and motivated students
Collaborate with highly collegial, professional, and engaging faculty
Creighton Prep is a Catholic, Jesuit college preparatory school and the faculty and staff are committed to living out of those values personally and professionally
Counselors have the resources and autonomy they need to be creative, collaborative, innovative, and focused on their students

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit an application via https://forms.gle/DM3RgQgBZyDG4dM7A. If you have any questions, please contact Bill Gotch, Head of School, at bgotch@creightonprep.org or review www.creightonprep.org/about-prep/careers-at-prep.