Website Quest Forward Academy Santa Rosa

High School

Quest Forward Academy is a small private school with a student-centric, project-based, and skills-forward approach to learning. We seek to instill in our students the mindset and habits that will prepare them for success in their future learning, career, and life.

The Guidance Counselor will assist students to understand and develop their full potential and meet the demands of school expectations through a variety of services, including:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The High School Counselor is responsible for developing, implementing and managing a comprehensive school counseling program to serve the academic, social and career development needs of students enrolled at Quest Forward High School (QFA).

*The primary purpose of the comprehensive school counseling program is the support of the instructional and academic goals of QFA students while supporting teachers and administrators.
*Preventative and Responsive Services Designs, implements and assesses the guidance curriculum.
*Utilizes responsive counseling, initiating individual and group sessions for students’ academic, social and personal concerns.
*Consults with families and staff to appraise student needs and interests and to discuss appropriate recommendations for educational options.
*Plans, coordinates and provides the classroom guidance sessions to meet the identified guidance and counseling competencies in the areas of academic achievement, career and educational development, and personal and social development to assist students in developing decision-making skills and identifying life goals.
*Assesses student needs and makes referrals to appropriate school resource personnel, social agencies, community agencies and alternative programs.
*Intervenes during crisis situations and participates on school restorative justice team.

Individual Student Planning:

*Prepares students for the transition to the next level: high school and post high school activities/options.
*Assist students in navigating their academic, workplace and community experiences, through the use of individual student planning.
*Collaborates with parents/guardians and educators to assist students with educational and career planning.
*Participates in school management teams in order to advocate for students needs and provide guidance for school staff.         *Participates in student scheduling, planning and implementation of events

Come join a team of passionate professionals. Small caseload <150. Inclusive and welcoming environment.

A PPS credential is required for this position
Spanish speaking is desired but not required.
Initiative and growth mindset required.

Competitive Salary – based on experience and education

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