school counselor resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Accomplished School Counselor with 5 years' experience advising students on academic, mental health, and social issues. Additional expertise in counseling students on career paths and higher education options. Focused on adhering to the established objectives of counseling programs.

  • Results-focused
  • Effective listening
  • Analytical decision making
  • Team collaboration
  • Cultural competency
  • Conflict mediation
  • Compassionate
School Counselor, 01/2019 to Current
Public Health Management CorporationPhiladelphia, PA,
  • Monitor student success in domains of academic, social-emotional, and career.
  • Implement a school counseling program at consists of services including individual counseling, group counseling, and classroom guidance lessons.
  • Establishes developmentally-appropriate groups and whole school activities.
  • Collaborates with parents, teachers, staff, and stakeholders to aid in reaching the school mission.
  • Creating and monitoring students with 504 plan and either academic success.
  • Followed-up with outside mental health service providers to coordinate in-school support.
  • Intervene in crisis situations and function on school's safety/crisis team.
  • Implements and creates training and professional development opportunities for staff and parents.
  • Coordinates alcohol, drug, and trafficking prevention programs.
  • Performs other duties of McKinney Vento contact, Foster Care contact, Immigration Support contact, School Based Team member, Functional Behavioral Assessment Team member, Positive Behavior Support team member, 504 contact, and Social Emotional Learning lead.
  • Support other school counselors in Professional Learning Communities and supervise a school counseling practicum student.
School Counselor Intern, 01/2018 to 12/2018
Compton UnifiedCompton, CA,
  • Implemented school-wide counseling activities, classroom guidance lessons, individual and group counseling.
  • Performed consultations and collaborations with peer counselors and stakeholders.
  • Documented, collected, and disseminated data from counseling interventions.
  • Participated in Response to Intervention, 504 plans, and School Advisory Council (SAC) meetings.
  • Effectively communicated with parents, students, and teachers to identify and address student needs.
  • Implemented counseling groups such as Girl Empowerment, Anger Management, Study Skills, Coping Skill.
Student Administrative Assistant, 10/2016 to 12/2018
Metropolitan State University Of DenverDenver, CO,
  • Provided administrative assistance by returning phone calls, answering emails and assisting faculty and staff on various projects.
  • Organized and maintained filing and document management systems by coordinating, archiving and purging files.
  • Prepared packages for shipment by generating packing slips and setting up courier deliveries.
  • Advised new and current students on course selection and requirements for promotion or graduation.
  • Tracked and monitored student admission and retention data.
  • Resolved concerns of student, faculty, and staff in timely manner.
  • Used systems such as Banner and Canvas to create classes, monitor students, and search student information.
Long-Term Substitute Teacher, 02/2015 to 06/2016
Griswold Public SchoolsGriswold, CT,
  • Collaborated with colleagues to create weekly lesson plan, provide student support academically and emotionally.
  • Created a safe learning environment for students through management skills and building rapport.
  • Educated 5th grade students in various subjects to provide seamless transition during absence of teacher.
  • Differentiated classroom and small group instruction to meet needs of students with various learning styles and abilities.
Education and Training
Master of Science: School Counseling, Expected in 12/2018
Nova Southeastern University - Davie, FL
  • Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Member
  • 4.0 GPA
  • Florida School Counselor Association 2018 Graduate Scholarship Recipient and GOLS Endowment Recipient
  • Chair Member of Club Swim team as Graduate Relations Liaison
Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Expected in 12/2014
Eastern Connecticut State University - Willimantic, CT,
  • Cum laude graduate
  • Minor in Communication
  • International Honor Society of Psychology Member
  • Psi Chi Honor Society Member
  • Co-creator of counseling group, PALSS, which helps students during transitional periods by pairing them with a peer mentor and providing lessons of time management, conflict resolution, and stress management.
  • Oversaw the development and implementation of 504 plans for an overall caseload of [Number].
  • Helped in creating highly effective new program, PALSS, that significantly impacted student attitudes and improved student transition.
  • State of Florida Certification in Guidance and Counseling (PK-12).
  • Professional Crisis Management Trained, Youth Mental Health First Aid Trained, Suicide Risk Assessment Trained, Harmony SEL Trained, Child Safety Matters Trained, Motivation Interviewing Trained

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School Attended

  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Eastern Connecticut State University

Job Titles Held:

  • School Counselor
  • School Counselor Intern
  • Student Administrative Assistant
  • Long-Term Substitute Teacher


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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