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Position: High School Counselor

Salary Range:

  • $52,998.80 – $100,508.65 Annually
  • Salary range placement based on education and experience.
  • Certificated Supplemental Miscellaneous Payments & Services – School Counselor – Additional 20 days paid at the employee’s regular daily rate.

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a resource person to the administration on matters related to pupil personnel services in the school.
  • Maintain positive relations with teaching staff, counselors, and administration.
  • Assist students with present educational decisions and future plans.
  • Aid students in post-high school decision making and planning.
  • Help students acquire knowledge and skills for personal and social development.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of a positive total school climate.
  • Supervise and maintain student records.
  • Organize and direct the student orientation process.
  • Direct and complete the registration process.
  • Assist with testing and interpret test scores.
  • Advise and counsel students on academic progress.
  • Communicate with parents regarding students’ academic progress.
  • Monitor graduation requirements and graduation status.
  • Change class schedules when necessary for appropriate placement.
  • Assist students in selecting alternative educational programs.
  • Provide counseling on long-range educational goals.
  • Offer information about colleges, universities, and admission testing.
  • Inform students of scholarships, grants, financial aid, and application procedures.
  • Help students identify values, aptitudes, and interests for post-high school decision making and goal setting.
  • Provide information on trade schools, technical schools, apprenticeship programs, and military organizations.
  • Provide vocational information to students.
  • Inform parents about information related to students’ post-high school plans.
  • Provide crisis counseling when appropriate.
  • Serve as a liaison and provide referrals to community agencies.
  • Provide attendance counseling.
  • Assist students in changing negative emotional, psychological, or behavioral factors.
  • Counsel students exhibiting discipline problems.
  • Participate in conferences related to student conflicts.
  • Act as a resource person to the family, community, and other agencies.
  • Provide opportunities for positive recognition.
  • Facilitate parent-teacher-student conferences.
  • Participate in or chair Student Success Team (SST) meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Pupil Personnel Services Credential.


  • Site administrator.

Bargaining Unit:

  • Modoc Teachers Association.

To Apply:

Please visit EOE

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check