Guidance Counselor Resume Samples

Children and young adults need constant support and advice, and this service is provided by the Guidance Counselor. To enable the students to become mature and well-mannered, the Guidance Counselor Resume states the execution of the following duties – developing and implementing overall educational and counselling plans with innovative technology and mentoring; paying attention to societal or cultural differences of students, assessing student’s attributes and helping them in realising their strengths; evaluating the progress of the students; identifying behavioural problems, and presenting reviews on student’s progress.

On the job, the following skills are required – integrity and professionalism, ability to work with a wide range of student backgrounds and personalities; clear communication and mentoring skills, education in various models of teaching, high emotional intelligence abilities; and basic computer knowledge. Earning a degree in education, psychology or sociology is the first step towards becoming a Guidance Counselor. To enhance career advancement, a master’s degree in counseling will be needed.

Guidance Counselor Resume

Headline : Enthusiastically seeking a position that allows to exercise ability to effectively communicate with as well as teach people of various backgrounds, utilizing factual information and the art of oral persuasion.

Skills : Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Counsel individuals to help them understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioral problems affecting their educational or vocational situations.
    2. Provide crisis intervention to students when difficult situations occur at schools.
    3. Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, administrators, and other professionals to discuss children's progress, resolve behavioral, academic, and other problems, and to determine priorities for students and their resource needs.
    4. Prepare students for later educational experiences by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
    5. Evaluate students' or individuals' abilities, interests, and personality characteristics using tests, records, interviews, or professional sources.
    6. Conduct follow-up interviews with counselees to determine if their needs have been met.
    7. Collaborate with teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of school programs and in the preparation of master schedules for curriculum offerings.
    8. Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS In Educational


Lead Guidance Counselor Resume

Objective : A highly organized goal oriented counseling professional with outstanding level leadership potential who is devoted and supportive in assisting people in their personal growth and helping them reach their maximum potential. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and abilities to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Strong classroom management skills and strategies in a school environment.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Bilingual-Arabic And English.

Description :

    1. Provide guidance and direct support service to individuals, groups of students and families to develop education plans and career awareness.
    2. Evaluate credits, apply the Academy policy to determine graduation eligibility, and enter data into the student record system.
    3. Provide consultation with staff on best practices for providing students with social, emotional and behavioral supports that drives academic success.
    4. Conduct professional development workshops on identifying at-risk students and yearly information sessions with parents Lead students to recruitments visits at colleges and universities.
    5. Coordinate admissions process for dual credit students- applications, transcripts, testing, and enrollment Participate in planning, implementation, and evaluation of campus standardized testing program.
    6. Interpret tests and other appraisal results appropriately.
    7. Provide oral presentations of assessments, diagnostics and observations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Public Administration


Sr. Guidance Counselor Resume

Summary : An accomplished educator and leader with over twenty years experience in developing and maintaining relationships with a diverse population of students, parents and coworkers. Focused on positive collaboration in order to nurture and retain peer relationships that provide optimum performance.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Description :

    1. Worked for over 10 years with a highly diverse student population providing individual and group counseling services.
    2. Built rapport with students and educators, identified student academic and career goals, advised on coursework (including honors and Advanced Placement) and extracurricular activities and assisted with a wide variety of vocational and college planning activities.
    3. Successfully nominated over 20 students for a wide variety of scholarships, assisting them with essay writing and interview preparation; wrote over 300 letters of recommendation.
    4. Introduced students and parents to college-admissions process, related testing and financial aid.
    5. Counseled on the college admissions process, application strategy, school selection, and scholarships.
    6. Assisted with college and scholarship essay writing and interview preparation.
    7. Maintained information about standardized tests such as SAT, ACT, and TOEFL.
    8. Conducted parent conferences related to the student's personal, social, or academic concerns or triumphs.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Guidance Counselor III Resume

Objective : Three years' experience in doing prevention work, organizing, and planning events. Oriented and works very well with others. Very positive and outgoing personality.

Skills : DSAL, Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Fluent in Hindi/Punjabi.

Description :

    1. Counsel individuals to help them understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioral problems affecting their educational or vocational situations.
    2. Provide crisis intervention to students when difficult situations occur at schools.
    3. Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, administrators, and other professionals to discuss children's progress, resolve behavioral, academic, and other problems, and to determine priorities for students and their resource needs.
    4. Identify cases of domestic abuse or other family problems and encourage students or parents to seek additional assistance from mental health professionals.
    5. Conduct follow-up interviews with counselees to determine if their needs have been met.
    6. Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
    7. Plan and conduct orientation programs and group conferences to promote the adjustment of individuals to new life experiences such as starting college.
    8. Address community groups, faculty, and staff members to explain available counseling services.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Social Work

Guidance Counselor II Resume

Headline : Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a Master's in Counseling/Psychology. Certified as a Diplomate Mental Health Service Provider.

Skills : Group Counseling, Independent Contractor, Urban Community Liaison, Crisis Intervention Stress Management Leader.

Description :

    1. Planned and implemented the coordination of a suburban educational program of over three thousand students consisting of a wide variety of services for a mulitcultural population of students and parents.
    2. Conducted monthly training workshops, in-class guidance, behavioral management, parent orientations, career awareness and self-enhancement workshops to parents, students and or staff to promote and identify special needs of the population.
    3. Assisted the population needing educational training, financial assistance, housing, transportation, etc.
    4. Assisted students and family members with identifying needs and process for scholarship qualifications.
    5. Assessed and referred students and or family members for various matters relative to academic, psychological, medical; such as 504 plans; and or community social services.
    6. Responsible for maintain accurate computer case data.
    7. Responsible for student high school academic and career success.
    8. Responsible for ensuring population met requirements for graduation.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology

Guidance Counselor I Resume

Headline : Vast experience in the field of education, psychology, and counseling. Work well in a team oriented environment, and also efficient working independently.

Skills : Scanning documents, Printers, Fax Machines, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Publisher.

Description :

    1. Provide administrative guidance and direction to students, staff, faculty, and parents for Interdenominational Christian school.
    2. Direct students in the identification and utilization of academic and spiritual gifts through interdepartmental and team-based goal setting.
    3. Lead secondary staff in the curricular integration of dual enrollment and AP/CLEP opportunities for students with a focus on post-secondary advancement.
    4. Provide in-service teacher training and support in on-line classroom integration for all subjects.
    5. Redefine organizational structure and curriculum offerings with a focus on 21st Century core career competencies.
    6. Created a student-centered organizational environment resulting in college-level academic proficiency through an expansion of college course offerings.
    7. Opened new curricular offerings and Christian College partnerships.
    8. Handled final high school transcripts required by colleges Developed tracking SAT scores of each class to determine school averages.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Lead Guidance Counselor Resume

Headline : Recognized for being versatile, resourceful, and highly organized. Exceptional ability to exercise good judgment, establish rapport, diffuse tense situations, and interact with individuals and groups at all organizational levels.

Skills : Academic Guidance, Computer data entry, Standardized.

Description :

    1. Conducted student assessment with students, teachers, and other applicable Department of Juvenile Justice staff.
    2. Counseled students regarding pre- and post-transition plans, social skills, behavior management, and academic/vocational progress.
    3. Assisted students in preparation for state-mandated tests.
    4. Acted as a liaison between students, faculty, and staff by initiating and coordinating meetings with service providers, such as nurses, psychologists, and psychometric specialists, and students.
    5. Developed and administered the Behavioral Management Plan for students as required.
    6. Created a master schedule and enrolled and registered a student for appropriate courses to meet graduation requirements.
    7. Provided career counseling, financial aid, and scholarship information, as well as information about the college admission process.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Guidance Counselor/Consultant Resume

Summary : An experienced professional with a strong work ethic and history of selfless service. Performed duties as a guidance counselor and Case Manager.

Skills : Liason, Consultant, Case Management, Managerial.

Description :

    1. Assist students and parents with the preparation of the Middle School application and Appeals process.
    2. Developed a Peer Mediator program, providing students with more constructive options to deal with conflict and social relationships.
    3. Conduct classroom and group activities on topics including, but not limited to self-esteem, bullying, and social skills.
    4. Create, plan and implement individual and group counseling services to meet individual needs within IEP goals.
    5. Maintain communication and outreach to parents and groups and organizations within the community.
    6. Implemented a student-centered lunch group, consisting of 5th grade girls to address issues including: social issues, family matters, and Middle School.
    7. Created incentive program promoting respect in our school community in alliance with Respect for All.
    8. Site supervisor and coordinator for the 4R's-My Teaching Partner Project.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Bilingual Guidance Counselor Resume

Objective : Provides services to a wide-range of students from various multicultural and socioeconomic backgrounds Coordinates various counseling groups for at-risk students Strong interpersonal skills, having dealt with a diversity of students, parents, staff, and management.

Skills : Counseling, Advising, Social Work.

Description :

    1. Test Coordinator Responsibilities include using data from multiple sources to plan and execute a counseling program within the school.
    2. Assisted student's with developing Individualized transition plans for entry into High School.
    3. Responsible for designing and implementing a guidance curriculum that supports academic achievement, career planning, personal and social development.
    4. Provided responsive and quality counseling to individuals, groups, and classrooms.
    5. Groups focused on personal, academic, social, and emotional student support.
    6. Maintained ongoing communication with students' families and engaged families when needed.
    7. Assisted school staff with Professional Development training which provided support with meeting student needs.
    8. Assisted students with completing course scheduling and setting up visits to prospective schools.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Social Work

Asst. Guidance Counselor Resume

Summary : Conscientious and organized individual with exceptional time management ability. Personable team player with superior communication and interpersonal skills.

Skills : Counselling, Teaching.

Description :

    1. Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine their priorities for their children and their resource needs.
    2. Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
    3. Observe children during classroom and play activities to gain additional information about them.
    4. Establish and supervise peer counseling and peer tutoring programs.
    5. Conduct follow-up interviews with counselees to determine if their needs have been met.
    6. Teach classes and present self-help or information sessions on subjects related to education and career planning.
    7. Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, other counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral, academic, and other problems.
    8. Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma In Teaching

Guidance Counselor/Supervisor Resume

Summary : Enthusiastic and Versatile professional school counselor with over 6 years experience working in a student focused learning environment, equipping students with the necessary tools to ensure successful, academic, social, and personal development for all students.

Skills : Content Management.

Description :

    1. Provide individual and small group counseling sessions and large group counseling presentations within the classroom for a school of 300 students.
    2. Refer students and their families to appropriate community agencies for medical, vocational, or social services.
    3. Co-lead weekly girl group targeting anger management, social skills, behavioral issues, conflict resolution training.
    4. Decreasing repeat anger related incidents for these students by 70%.
    5. Write monthly newsletter on a topic of relevance.
    6. Counsels students in grades Kg-6 using various counseling methods such as, CBT, Person Centered, and Solution Focused.
    7. Advise students in short term crisis such as bullying, friendship issues, and classroom behavior issues by actively listening and walking them through the process for self regulation of their emotions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Guidance Counselor Resume

Objective : Profoundly accomplished counseling professional with over 9 years of professional experience. Professional background is diverse and includes positions.

Skills : Academic Guidance, Computer data entry, Standardized.

Description :

    1. Provided structured, goal-oriented counseling sessions and social skills groups.
    2. Assisted students with developing educational goals.
    3. Implemented intervention strategies to foster emotional support and promote academic achievement.
    4. Facilitated study skills and academic success in student groups.
    5. Collaborated with administrators and staff to remedy social, emotional and academic issues and attended all IEP meetings.
    6. Consulted with and served as a resource for teachers, staff, and parents to assist them in helping students meet their educational, vocational, and personal-social needs and goals.
    7. Coordinated registration for incoming high school freshmen.
    8. Conducted parent conferences for the purpose of interpreting tests and academic data.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certification