Feb 25, 2020

Academic Counselor

  • Marin Catholic
  • Kentfield, CA, USA
Full time Education: Middle/High School

Job Description

Marin Catholic is a Roman Catholic college preparatory school serving young men and women. Consistent with our Gospel values, the school is committed to the education of the whole person.  As a community that values faith, knowledge, and service, Marin Catholic provides students with a spiritual, academic and extra-curricular environment. Students are expected, through their experiences in the classroom and as active members of the school community, to develop attributes based on the gospel values including personal responsibility, social responsibility, critical-thinking ability, and appreciation for the complexity of the world. In partnership with parents; the administrators, staff, and faculty of Marin Catholic maintain a dynamic, student-centered environment, one that affords our young women and men every opportunity to achieve excellence. 

As a part of the Faculty, an academic counselor, like other teachers at Marin Catholic High School has the primary responsibility to implement the school philosophy through instructional competence, through participation in the creation of a school community, and through their role as a bridge between the individual student and the world community. Academic counselors report to the Director of Counseling and Dean of Studies.

Marin Catholic currently has an opening for a full-time Academic Counselor for the 2020-21 school year beginning in August 2020.

Scope of responsibilities:

  • Advises a full complement of students
  • Works with students on 4-yr. academic plans that prepare them to be college-ready (including course selection, long-term academic planning, and college selection)
  • Addresses student social, personal and academic concerns
  • Participates in College Fairs, Junior College Class Night, Orientation programs and parent education opportunities
  • Assists and coordinates college admission visits
  • Directs and participates in class level academic information nights


Qualifications, credentials, experience, knowledge & skills for the position:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field, Master's degree, preferred
  • High school counseling experience, preferred
  • Practicing Catholic in good standing, preferred
  • Intellectually curious and willing to grow professionally
  • Desire to share his/her faith journey
  • Student focused and lifelong learner
  • Counseling credential, preferred
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, students, parents and staff
  • Excellent communication skills and eagerness to work as a collaborative team member is essential.
  • Maintains best professional practices in communicating with peers, students and parents
  • Strong applicants will have a minimum of five years’ experience in college or university admissions and/or college counseling background at a high school.


Salary and benefits are according to a Union contract.  Full-time Faculty are eligible for benefits including health and dental insurance, medical and dependent care flex plan, Archdiocesan pension, and 403b.


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