Counsel students regarding educational issues such as course and program selection, class scheduling, personal, social and academic development, school adjustment, behavior/truancy, study habits, and career planning.
Counsel students regarding graduation requirements, and necessary steps needed to ensure graduation requirements are met.
Prepare student schedules and assists in developing the teachers’ master schedule.
Assisting Deans or other administration with students that have repeated discipline and attendance issues.
Chaperoning and organizing school events as required by the school district.
Track student credit hours, work key assessments as well as credit recovery and community service hours.
Discuss with parents or guardians, teachers, other counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavior, academic problems, and other issues that may come up.
Make appropriate referrals of students and parents to outside agencies and specialists when necessary.
Closely monitor and advise students and parents as to students academic progress toward promotion and graduation.
Provide crisis intervention to students when difficult situations occur at schools.
Identify cases involving domestic abuse or other family problems affecting students' behavior and development.
Counsel students on careers and career pathways
Ensuring all students in grades 6 – 12 have a Career Cruising account and are knowledgeable on using it.
Prepare students for later educational experiences by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
Assisting with the enrollment, includes reviewing student placement, interviewing parents and students, attending ATA open houses and recruiting at other schools in promoting ATA.
Observe and evaluate students' academic performance, behavior, social development, and physical well being of each student.
Provide students with information on colleges, universities, and scholarship opportunities.
District test supervisor for the MME, MSTEP, & PSAT/SAT
Actively participate in the student RTI process
Pursue continuous professional development and growth.
Must comply with ATA faculty handbook and ADP Total Source policies handbook.
Hold a counseling degree from an accredited college or University.
Meet the certification requirement for school counselor from the Michigan Department of Education.
Ability to listen and take time to understand the points being made, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Aptitude of using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems in order to resolve issues.