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Guidance Counselors work in school environments and are responsible for providing support to students. A Guidance Counselor's main duties include: helping students choose a career, assisting students at risk, identifying individual skills, and tackling emotional problems. Those looking to secure a Guidance Counselor position should showcase in their resumes educational counseling expertise, communication and organizational skills, empathy, the ability to interact with all kinds of students, and basic computer competencies. The most successful resume samples make display of a Master's Degree in educational counseling.

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Senior Guidance Counselor

Supervised four employees on Basic Training protocol for case management, job search performance and shipping procedures

  • Managed applicant case management files to ensure compliance with employment requirements
  • Provided counseling, guidance and referrals to applicants
  • Trained 40+ personnel weekly
  • Processed and reported training class statistics weekly
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
2

Bilingual Guidance Counselor

Conducted individual academic counseling sessions with high school students from grades 9th-11th.

  • Worked closely and monitor student who have poor academic performance.
  • Transferred students to Transfer or zone schools.
  • Conducted study skills and time management group sessions for freshman
  • Created referrals for students to receive outpatient services.
  • Presented classroom presentations about the school requirements and programs.
  • Managed the student opportunity announcements for student volunteer or service credit.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BA
Communications
MS
Bilingual School Counseling K-12
3

Guidance Counselor Assistant

Provided student-centered support services to better enhance the student's high school experience

  • Interacted with parents in regards to their child's progress and academic status
  • Assisted with advising services including evaluation of transcripts, incomplete grades, and overall diploma progress
  • Advised at-risk students with life or other circumstances to ensure course attendance
  • Guided students through the college application process
  • Motivated students to achieve their academic goals
  • Programmed students into their necessary classes
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
MS
Psychology
4

Guidance Counselor/special Ed. Coordinator

Counseled students and provided classroom supports for them; conducted parent workshops

  • Coordinated the Special Education Process and met deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Trained students and staff in peer mediation techniques and facilitated weekly student peer mediation sessions.
  • Served as chairperson of the testing committee and conducted professional development for faculty.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
Counseling Psychology
Elementary Education
5

Guidance Counselor & Chairperson of Guidance Department

  • Designed innovative counseling curriculum for students interested in math and science careers in collaboration with the Howard University Upward Bound Math and Science Program
  • Partnered with community and national organizations such as Job Corps to aid students in exploring traditional and alternative career opportunities
  • Collaborated with social service agencies such as the Domestic Violence Association, and Child and Family Services to address the specific needs of students assessed to be in abusive familial relationships
  • Established and coordinated after-school programs designed to assist teen mothers with parenting and help them identify community and government support resources
  • Managed and coordinated counseling staff operations to ensure that student schedules are completed and distributed in a time sensitive manner that remains consistent with school and district deadlines
  • Assisted teachers with the placement of students by administering educational assessments such as the DC CAS, SAT, and ACT
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Government & Politics
Character Education Training
6

Guidance Counselor

Counselor to two hundred 9th graders in all aspects of school counseling

  • Worked with students with IEP's and 504 accommodations
  • Offered academic counseling and college admissions advice to college-bound students
  • Counseled on social, emotional, and academic issues
  • Evaluated grades, entrance exams and drafted letters of recommendation.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
MS
Master of Science
7

Guidance Counselor

Counselor to two hundred 9th graders in all aspects of school counseling

  • Worked with students with IEP's and 504 accommodations
  • Offered academic counseling and college admissions advice to college-bound students
  • Counseled on social, emotional, and academic issues
  • Evaluated grades, entrance exams and drafted letters of recommendation.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
MS
Master of Science
8

Guidance Counselor/7th and 8th Grade Teacher

Provided academic, social and emotional assistance and support to staff and students.

  • Delivered a comprehensive developmental school guidance curriculum
  • Developed activities and services that enhanced the quality of students' school experience.
  • Developed activities to promote a positive, healthy school environment.
  • Taught 7th and 8th Grade students Social Studies
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
BA
Education / Minor
MA
Guidance Counselor
9

Guidance Counselor Intern

Conducted freshman groups-helping student to understand school policies, rules, and solving inter-personal difficulties.

  • Conducted junior bilingual groups, preparing students for college search stress.
  • Helped student with College search, by teaching time management/goal setting skills.
  • Answered Senior's questions regarding college application and test taking, allowing them to respond professionally and accurately.
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
MS
Education
Guidance Counseling
10

High School Guidance Counselor

  • Provided academic and social/behavioral guidance to entire student body (700 students).
  • Created a "Career Center" from the ground up to provide college and career information.
  • Organized parent nights, college information sessions, and career/military recruiting visits.
  • Developed curriculum for and taught a "Peer Mediation and Mentoring" course.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Music
BA
Psychology
MA
Counseling

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