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K-8 Counselor - Hoosier Academy Indianapolis, Lynn Black K-8 School

Job Title
K-8 Counselor - Hoosier Academy Indianapolis, Lynn Black K-8 School
Job ID
27385461
Location
Indianapolis,  IN 46219
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Description

Every student has potential. At Hoosier Academy Network of Schools and Insight School of Indiana, we work with students and their families to help them overcome obstacles with a unique and highly supportive approach. Our experienced teachers and counselors inspire students to take ownership of their learning and help them to succeed. Hoosier Academies Network of Schools belongs to the family of schools led by K12—America’s leader in online education, which gives us and our families access to the best curriculum, support, and services in the field.

K-8 Counselor - Hoosier Academy Indianapolis, Lynn Black K-8 School

Hoosier Indy is a blended school for student’s grades K-8. Students attend school face-to-face instruction part of the week, and part of the week attended instruction virtually. All students are provided live virtual instruction with support from their teachers and designated learning coaches.

Qualifications:

  • Indiana School Counselor license
  • Master’s degree
  • Classroom teaching experience preferred
  • Strong human relation skills, including communication, presentation, professional tact, diplomacy, and collaboration
  • Problem-solving, organizational and leadership skills
  • Strong work ethic and high moral character

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities:

  • Delivers individual and group guidance curriculum supporting student development
  • Prepares and reviews academic documentation for new and returning students
  • Works collaboratively with teaching staff to develop and begin a Graduation Plan, including college and career pathways
  • Analyzes student data and develops data-driven programs for intervention action plans
  • Provides responsive services to individuals or groups on academic and personal issues
  • Provides academic counseling, including the acquisition of study skills, academic opportunities and benefits
  • Provides a support system that strengthens the efforts of teachers, staff, students, and parents
  • Supports the standardized testing program, parent education, and staff development
  • Focuses on students and families on college and career readiness

Professional Responsibilities:

State Testing

  • Assist Site Leads in preparation for state standardized testing (phone calls, materials pick-up, materials drop off, etc.)
  • Travel to assigned location(s) to administer state standardized testing
  • Administer make-up tests as needed to support Hoosier Academies in reaching the goal of 95% participation

Professional Development

  • Travel to and participate in weekly staff meetings and professional development sessions
  • Conduct professional development sessions for staff
  • Offer learning opportunity sessions to parents and students

Other

  • Follow the PTO Policy and Procedures
  • Be willing to participate in various Task Forces and Committees
  • Fulfill any other duties as assigned

Benefits:

In return for your hard work, Hoosier Academy Network of Schools and Insight School of Indiana offer an attractive compensation package of salary and outstanding benefits.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and education level.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.