High School Guidance Counselor

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Portland Public Schools
Position Details: 

Portland Public School Position Posting


POSITION: High School Guidance Counselor


LOCATION: High School



1. Master’s Degree in Counseling, with a Valid Guidance and Counseling Endorsement (NT)

2. Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate

3. Experience in standardized testing

4. Working knowledge of curriculum and teaching and instruction 

5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills



1. Experience in Special Education and Section 504 regulations

2. Experience in dealing with students with special needs

3. Experience in High School Counseling 

4. Knowledge of Personal Curriculum and Michigan Merit Curriculum regulations

5. Able to use technology in an efficient manner

6. Excellent organizational skills

7. Knowledge of MTSS and PBIS to support student needs. 



1. Provide personal student guidance counseling

2. Conduct group and individual meetings to assist students

3. Coordinate and facilitate parent, student, and staff meetings

4. Coordinate standardized testing

5. Work with students and staff to develop educational plans

6. Communicate with parents and community members

7. Uphold confidentiality in all situations 

8. Perform other duties as assigned



1.  Salary/benefits per Master Agreement between Portland Education Association and the Board of Education

2.  Must have fingerprints scanned electronically and submitted to Michigan State Police prior to hire.



Letter of application, resume, and copies of credentials to:             

Ms. Christine Rockey, Principal Portland High School, 1100 Ionia Road, Portland, MI  48875



APPLICATION DEADLINE:    August 12, 2019


No person applying for employment at Portland Public Schools shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination during any program or activity or in employment.  We are an equal opportunity employer.

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