Houston Christian (HC) is accepting applications for the position of College Guidance Counselor to begin in 2022. The College Guidance Counselor has oversight and implements College guidance, testing, and events for the School. The College Guidance Counselor is available to serve students and parents with up-to-date college information and application processes, provide academic guidance, and support the Counseling Department team, working in collaboration with all administrators, staff, and faculty. This is a full-time and exempt position.
College Guidance experience in private or public schools.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Classroom teaching experience is beneficial.
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 (HC) is a college-preparatory school dedicated to the highest academic standard for the development of moral character, the enrichment of spiritual lives, and the perpetuation of growth in Christian ideals. Houston Christian provides rigorous, collegiate-style academic programs where students are challenged to discover their potential and to become difference-makers in their communities. Our method of pouring passion into our students has produced National Merit Scholars, Fulbright Scholars, perfect SAT and ACT scores, and graduates who attend the most esteemed universities in the country. Our alumni grace the boardrooms, Broadway stages, courtrooms, pulpits, and classrooms of our nation.
Houston Christian High School is accredited by Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and the Council of Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA). HC is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC). Learn more about HC by visiting www.houstonchristian.org.
WHAT WE OFFER YOU:
• A culture of support and appreciation for faculty and staff.
• An environment where your sk...illset is highly valued, utilized, and promoted.
• A sense of belonging in a community of believers that is welcoming to all.
• An engaged and joyful work environment.
• Professional development and opportunities to evolve as global citizens.
• Peers who are in pursuit of excellence.
• Competitive salary and benefits.
• Ample time off during school breaks and a relaxed summer schedule.
• A beautiful campus with great facilities in the west part of Houston that is easily accessible.