School Counselor Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

Talented School Counselor offering four years' expertise in advising students on relevant topics to help achieve goals. Leader with a focus on developing and upholding the school counseling program objectives. Success-driven when determining solutions for areas in the counseling program that need improvement. Personable and respectful when working with students, parents and administrators.

  • Crisis intervention strategies
  • Suicide prevention
  • Conflict mediation
  • Career advising
  • Policy and procedure improvements
  • Scholarships and grants exploration
  • Cultural competency
  • 504 Plans
  • Mental health assessments
  • Therapy and counseling
  • Confidential services
  • Rational problem solving
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Regulatory compliance
  • ASCA National Model Principles
  • Expert in Microsoft and Google
School Counselor, 08/2016 to Current
Catapult LearningColumbia, MO,
  • Worked collectively with education professionals to deliver in-school counseling support for identified students.
  • Counseled students in career planning, job placement, and academic goals.
  • Followed-up with outside mental health service providers to coordinate in-school support.
  • Monitored students academic progress, mental health and sociability through ongoing individual assessments.
  • Promoted parent and teacher partnerships and communications to support students educational goals.
  • Followed Florida standards in creating and administering the school counseling program.
  • Earned outstanding evaluation ratings of Highly Effective.
  • Coordinated development and implementation of students 504 Plans.
  • Created and reviewed reports to determine effectiveness of counseling program and make improvements.
School Leadership Team Member, 08/2016 to Current
Cherry Hill Public SchoolsCherry Hill, NJ,
  • Worked with school administrators to determine course needs and set frameworks.
  • Developed, deployed and maintained robust training programs accomplishing department and facility goals.
  • Defined and articulated learning outcomes, including measurements, performance metrics and changes to improve student learning.
  • Learned Google Classroom to support office needs.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new opportunities.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
Health & Physical Education Teacher, 08/2010 to 07/2016
Magen David YeshivahBrooklyn, NY,
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
  • Explored different avenues of learning with students to help each prepare for later educational environments.
  • Assessed student progress with course material through routine quizzes, final examinations and standardized assessments.
  • Created and directed sports programs and other special events.
  • Monitored student physical fitness with standardized assessments and devised appropriate individual goals.
  • Kept school equipment, gyms and fields in good working order.
  • Instructed students in classroom settings on specific exercises, team sports concept and overall safety to avoid injuries.
  • Evaluated submitted assignments for clarity and skills, assigned grades and discussed results with struggling students to enhance understanding of course objectives.
  • Adhered to applicable fitness program standards and benchmarks.
  • Taught students about concepts regarding fitness, health and well-being.
  • Devised safe and effective exercise strategies based on knowledge of kinesiology, anatomy and biology.
  • Managed consistent, learning-focused classroom environments by establishing and communicating clear objectives for all students.
Director of Student Activities, 03/2008 to 07/2010
YMCA Of Charlotte CountyCity, STATE,
  • Authored reports outlining program accomplishments, statistics and performance data.
  • Coordinated with marketing team to publish accurate program information on website and other marketing materials.
  • Led recruiting, hiring and training of qualified athletic coaches, lifeguards, swim instructors and summer camp counselors.
  • Scheduled staff or speakers and coordinated facilities to plan logistics for program lectures.
  • Devised and monitored program budgets to minimize spending and justify fund utilization.
  • Adjusted activity plans to better engage users of differing ability or interest levels.
  • Checked on campers struggling with various social and recreational skills to maintain camper and parent satisfaction.
  • Implemented protocols to develop relationships with campers and parents.
  • Developed camp emergency procedures and shared with other counselors in preparation for serious event or injury.
  • Designed detailed daily schedules for 25 counselors and 200 campers to increase safety and overall camp success.
  • Increased overall camp participation by through designing reward programs and launching effective marketing.
  • Participated in camp-centered activities, including canoeing, swimming, painting and softball while monitoring campers of all ages.
  • Maintained facilities, grounds and equipment to ensure community safety and attract attention.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: School Counseling, Expected in 06/2018
Lamar University - Beaumont, TX
Bachelor of Science: Education, Expected in 05/2008
Armstrong Atlantic State University - Savannah, GA,
Bachelor of Science: Tourism & Commercial Recreation, Expected in 06/2003
Georgia Southern University - Statesboro, GA

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School Attended
  • Lamar University
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University
  • Georgia Southern University
Job Titles Held:
  • School Counselor
  • School Leadership Team Member
  • Health & Physical Education Teacher
  • Director of Student Activities
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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