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High School Guidance Counselor

High School Guidance Counselor
Cairo Junior/Senior High School
Reports To: Principal and/or Superintendent

To promote student success through the implementation of a comprehensive counseling program that addresses the needs of students in the areas of personal-social growth, educational planning, and career and vocational development.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Additional Duties may be assigned.

1. Schedule students in appropriate courses.

2. Consult with students, parents and staff to assist students with academic/career planning.

3. Meet individually with every 9-12th grade student and develop a career plan.

4. Assist students with scholarship, college entrance, and financial aid applications.

5. Collects student grades from teachers and develops student grad reports.

6. Serve as the School to Work, Education for Employment, Tech-Prep and District Assessment

7. Schedule and coordinate Student Assessment Tests as well as the ACT, PSAT, SAT, ASVAB, etc.

8. Maintains student records and transcripts. Works with the officials from other schools when students
transfer in or out of Cairo Jr/Sr High School.

9. Establishes and participates in career fairs and site visits for students in helping develop future plans.

10. Adhere to and support board policy, school guidelines, administrative rules and directives.

11. Make him/herself available to all students seeking guidance and counseling services.

12. Advocate on behalf of the student and/or his/her family. Take all necessary and reasonable
precautions to protect students.

13. Monitors each student’s academic program to ensure the student has the opportunity to meet all high
school graduation requirements.

14. Facilitate outreach efforts to provide services to students, parents/guardians and staff.

15. Connect students, parents/guardians and staff with specialized referral agencies.

16. Understand, evaluate, and interpret academic performance data. Interpret information about students
to the student, their parents/guardians, and staff.

17. Implement individual and group counseling methods that are appropriate.

18. Conduct career and educational planning activities.
19. Participate in in-service activities promoted by the district.

20. Provides input in the development of the School Improvement Plan (SIP).

21. Submit required reports promptly and accurately.

22. Perform other duties as assigned by Building Principal or Superintendent.
Masters Degree in School Counseling with Illinois Type 73 Certification


Download a Certified Application below, or call 618-734-4102 choosing option 1 and request that an application be mailed to you. Mail the application to Cairo School District Number One Attn: Business Office 4201 Sycamore St., Cairo, IL 62914 or email the completed application to [email protected]
Contact Debbie Huff
Phone: 618-734-4102
Fax: 618-734-4047
4201 Sycamore, Cairo, IL 62914