Houston Christian (HC) is accepting applications for the position of Guidance Counselor to begin in 2022. The Guidance Counselor, under the direction of the Director of Counseling and College Guidance, is responsible for communicating with assigned students on academic, spiritual, and personal matters. The Guidance Counselor is available to serve students and parents and support the Counseling Department team, working in collaboration with all administrators, staff, and faculty. This is a full-time and exempt position.
Master’s degree in counseling or a related area. (LPC licensure is not a requirement.)
Experience with private or public school counseling is beneficial.
Knowledge and experience guiding students through the college guidance and application process.
Classroom teaching experience is beneficial.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Must be self-starting and able to multitask. Excellent verbal, visual, and written communication skills are required. Excellent presentation skill is important and expected.
Proficient in basic technology applications. Google Apps knowledge is expected (i.e. Google Drive, Google Docs, Gmail).
Contribution to the life of the school outside of regular duties is expected.
Represent the school in a positive light and be a strong spokesperson for the school.
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and committed to the mission and values of Houston Christian High School.
Interested candidates may complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application with the Administrator philosophy questions, a cover letter, and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Instructions and the application are accessible from the Employment page at www.houstonchristian.org. Resumes are not reviewed without the complete HC application.
While HC gives preference to members of the Christian faith, the School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations. The School is a Religious Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and accordingly reserves the right to employ persons who profess a Christian faith and have a philosophy of ministry similar to ours.
Houston Christian High School inspires young people to lead by uniting faith, intellect and gifts to reach their greatest promise. Serving grades 9-12, the school draws from public, private, and parochial schools across Houston. The school’s state-of-the-art facilities sit on a 45-acre campus, which houses the award-winning academic, athletic, and arts programs. The school is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the Council of Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA), and the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC). HC is located at 2700 W. Sam Houston Parkway N., Houston, Texas, 77043.
To apply for this job please visit www.houstonchristian.org.