School Counselor

Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
District/Organization: 
Great Lakes Cyber Academy
Position Details: 

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Position Summary and Responsibilities

Working from our office in East Lansing, Michigan, the School Counselor will virtually assist students and parents/learning coaches with course selection, scheduling and will be the initial point of contact for student concerns that span multiple subject areas as well as non-academic issues. The School Counselor will become an expert on course and credit requirements and will work with the Manager of Counseling Services to establish counseling processes for middle and high school students.

Compensation Package

  • Competitive compensation based on education and experience
  • Annual merit increase 
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Comprehensive, competitive, and affordable medical, vision, and dental benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year
  • 401(k) plan with employer match potential
  • Additional employer-paid and voluntary benefits

Requirements

  • Michigan certification in School Counseling
  • Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft Office products and Google Suite)
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Highly organized and punctual
  • Customer focused approach
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in fast-paced environment
  • Team player with demonstrated leadership skills
  • Willingness to travel on occasion for marketing and state testing events (may require occasional overnight travel)
  • Ability to work some occasional evening hours, as needed to support some families
  • Ability to work remotely, if necessary

Company Summary

Great Lakes Cyber Academy (GLCA) is a tuition-free, online public school available for students in grades 6–12 throughout Michigan. For students in grades 9-12, GLCA offers a variety of academic pacing options including a traditional school year option, a year-long extended option and an accelerated option. GLCA is authorized by The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools at Central Michigan University and supported by the Connections Academy family of public virtual schools. The school is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, an accrediting division of AdvancED.

Email: 
christina.mcclellan@pearson.com
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