High School Counselor Maternity Leave Replacement

Full-Time, Seasonal
Posted 4 months ago

Notre Dame School is seeking a certified School Counselor for a maternity leave replacement December to June.

Notre Dame School of Manhattan offers a Catholic education for young women in the tradition of Anne de Xainctonge. Inspired by this 16th-century pioneer in women’s education, Notre Dame promotes academic excellence for girls, an awareness of God in their lives, and engagement in the world around them.


  • Master’s Degree in School Counseling
  • Desire and ability to work with students at the specified age level with diverse backgrounds and levels of ability toward accomplishing their educational goals.
  • Ability to organize tasks and manage time to meet many and varied deadlines and communicate effectively with students, parents, school administrators and other staff, including the ability to discuss topics which may be sensitive.
  • Working familiarity with student assessment tools, especially in evaluating and interpreting standardized test results.
  • Enhanced knowledge of college search and application process
  • Knowledge of educational software (i.e. Naviance)


  • assists with College Presentation Night in the spring
  • attends weekly meetings with the counseling team, President, Principal, and Asst. Principal
  • processes referrals to the school counseling department from the administration and the faculty
  • meets with parents, teachers and administrators to facilitate the personal and academic growth of the students
  • processes and follows up on referrals to outside hospitals, agencies, psychologists and counselors
  • prepares graduation and Honors Assembly awards and “scripts” in collaboration with the administrative team
  • handles summer school placement
  • informs Principal/Asst. Principal of serious student concerns and needs as they occur
  • conducts guidance classes for all grade levels
  • provides college advisement and follows up on the application process for each senior
  • provides personal student counseling and keeps Principal/Asst. Principal informed regularly
  • collects and updates student transcripts and data sheets
  • maintains college counseling website
  • advises on programming for the next academic year in cooperation with the administration
  • maintains student records
  • processes all college applications
  • monitors attendance in the extended day program to ensure that the students attend as required
  • is available and onsite from 8 am to 4 pm each school day
  • is present during the exam periods from 8 am to 4 pm each day

Job Details

Job CategoryAdolescent Grades 7-12, Counseling
Organization/School NameNotre Dame School of Manhattan
Position TitleHigh School Counselor
Application Linkhttps://careers.nais.org/jobs/17645964/school-counselor-maternity-leave-replacement
Organization Websitehttps://cheznous.org/