School Counselor resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

I am a school counselor who is passionate about providing students with academic, social emotional, and career advice by implementing comprehensive school wide guidance programs that will positively impact students. I believe the school counselor is the heartbeat of the school and should be a positive and encouraging role model for students, parents, and colleagues. As a school counselor, I aspire to develop relationships with students in order to serve as an advocate, empathetic listener, and positive guidance throughout their education.

  • Positive and engaging
  • Collaborative
  • Organizing and time managing
  • Encouraging and supportive
  • Maintaining confidentiality
  • Empathetic listening
  • Crisis and behavior intervention
  • Creative problem solving
Work History
08/XXX9 to Current
School Counselor Wayne Nj Public Schools Wayne, NJ,
  • Implemented and adhered to a school guidance program
  • Facilitated small groups and one on one counseling to students who needed social, emotional, and academic support including "Steam Stoppers" and "Worry Warriors"
  • Collaborated with Health and Wellness coordinator to create calm waters groups and refer students for additional counseling support
  • Played an active role in PBIS behavior committee, PBIS school wide committee, and Safe Schools Committee
  • Planned and implemented PBIS monthly school wide incentives and restorative practices
  • Collaborated with educators, parents and external professionals in the development of 504 plans
  • Worked as the EL Coordinator to distribute EL plans, created accommodations/monitoring sheets in EduSkills system, administered WIDA screeners, facilitated WIDA access testing
  • Planned school wide events including Holiday Heroes, Bedlam Food Drive, and Red Ribbon week
  • Organized and distributed food and gifts to families in need through our schools "holiday hero" program
  • Created and implemented the backpack program for students in need
  • Provided extra support for teachers through minute meetings, monthly "jolly carts," mystery reader, and covering duties
  • Building Test Coordinator for OSTP, COGAT, and WIDA
08/XXX8 to 05/XXX9
School Counselor Wayne Nj Public Schools Wayne, NJ,
  • Developed and adhered to a school counseling program in alignment with ASCA standards
  • Collaborated with educators, parents and external professionals in the development of 504 plans 
  • Created 504 plans and completed eligibility paperwork using Ed Plan
  • School backpack program coordinator and collaborated with teachers to determine student needs
  • Planned school wide events including Kindness week, Bedlam Food Drive, and Red Ribbon week
  • Provided community resources to meet the financial needs of families
  • Partnered with school administrators, teachers, and parents to provide students with appropriate and adequate counseling support in school
  • Contributed to positive academic and social tone of school by demonstrating professionalism and enthusiasm
  • Liaison for school BRAIN program; facilitated meetings with administrators, counselors, and parents from school sites within the district in order for students to attend the BRAIN program
  • Attended monthly BRAIN meetings with the site teacher, administration, district behavior specialist, and student assistance coordinator to track student progress
  • Attended weekly RTI and PLC meetings and contributed by collaborating with teachers to determine academic supports for students
  • Collaborated with teachers, Special Ed Team, and School Psychologist to complete eligibility paperwork in order for students to be tested within the school for special education services
  • Provided referrals for community resources and mental health professionals for families and students
  • Provided counseling program services to  780 students
  • Facilitated group sessions and provided one-on-one support for students
  • Collaborated with external professionals to develop counseling support groups for students including Calm Waters and PASS B
  • State Testing Building Test Coordinator
08/XXX4 to 05/XXX8
Kindergarten Teacher Franklin County Public Schools Frankfort, KY,
  • Kindergarten Team Lead
  • Reading Cadre Representative
  • Developed and implemented themed literacy centers by using student data and curriculum guidelines
  • Created a positive classroom community with morning meetings,
    conscious discipline, and great expectations
  • Attended weekly collaboration to review student data and discuss strategies for student success
  • Utilized success maker and other intervention strategies for student success
  • Engaged parents through classroom newsletters, weekly emails, and conferences
  • Created small groups based on formal and informal assessments and student data
  • Observed student performance and charted progress
  • Implemented school wide curriculum in a fun and engaging way through hands on learning
Expected in XXX7
Masters In School Counseling:
University Of Central Oklahoma - Edmond, OK
Expected in XXX3
Bachelors Of Science: Early Childhood Education
University Of Oklahoma - Norman, OK

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School Attended

  • University Of Central Oklahoma
  • University Of Oklahoma

Job Titles Held:

  • School Counselor
  • School Counselor
  • Kindergarten Teacher


  • Masters In School Counseling
  • Bachelors Of Science

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