Orenda Charter Schools

Orenda Education

Georgetown, Texas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3216502
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: January 10, 2020
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

ThIs position will be for our Kingsland School located in Kingsland, TX.


Work with school faculty and staff, students, parents, and community to plan, implement, and evaluate a
comprehensive developmental guidance and counseling program at our Kingsland and New Horizons
School. Counsel students to fully develop each student's academic, career, personal, and social abilities
and address the needs of special population students.

  • Provide counseling to students as needed to support an emotionally safe and supportive learning
  • Provide counseling as a related service to special education students including completing formal
    evaluations and periodic IEP progress reports, and attending ARD meetings.
  • Make referrals to outside agencies as needed.
  • Document student needs and suggest related services as appropriate.
  • Provide teachers with resources and support for appropriately managing student behaviors.
  • Assist with implementation of a school-wide anti-bullying and character education programs.
  • Promotes and contributes to campus-wide initiatives.
  • Consult with school staff, parents, and other community members to increase student
    effectiveness and promote student success.
  • Deliver classroom guidance, group guidance and serve as a consultant to teachers.
  • Support and participate in meeting the objectives of the campus/department improvement plans.
  • Protects confidentiality of students and their families.
  • Support the mission and vision of the campus and district.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures of the campus and district.
  • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, including but not limited to State Board
    of Education and local Board policy.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
    • Position Type: Part-time
    • Positions Available: 1
    • Salary: $24,370 to $31,350 Per Year
  • Job Category: Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
  • Welcome to Orenda Charter Schools!

    Orenda Charter Schools Administration and two of its campuses, Gateway College Preparatory School and Gateway Tech High School are located in Georgetown, TX which is about 40 miles north of central Austin, TX. Orenda has 3 other campuses located in Goldthwaite, Belton, and Kingsland, TX. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Orenda Education is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required:
      Experience Required:
    • Master's degree in counseling from accredited college or university
    • Texas Counseling Certification
    • Minimum of three years school counseling or classroom teaching experience
    • Prefer to have 3 years experience working as a social and emotional needs counselor
    • Experience with Special Education students and IEP's required.

      Knowledge of:
    • Counseling procedures, intervention strategies and student appraisal systems
    • Academic programs, policies and procedures
    • Community-based organizations and resources

      Ability to:
    • Interact effectively with parents and community partners
    • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
    • Analyze complex information and data
    • Operate standard computer and software applications, including, but not limited to electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheets,
      databases and presentations
    • Communicate and collaborate between and among various areas of the district to support healthy students, high student
      achievement and customer satisfaction
    • Organize and prioritize work responsibilities

      192 day calendar

      Part-Time: 4 hours Per Day
      Schedule: 8 am - 1 pm, Monday - Friday

      Visit or to apply on line. Please attach a cover letter and resume.
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Teresa Moreno, Director of Human Resources
    • 2951 Williams Drive
    • Georgetown, Texas 78628
    • Phone: 512-869-3020
    • Fax: 512-869-3030
    • Email: click here

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