The Job Network

School Counselor

companyBelovED Community & Empowerment Academy Charter Schools
locationJersey City, NJ, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

BelovED Community Charter School is hiring a School Counselor for the 24-25 School Year.

Why Our School is Special

BelovED is a highly successful charter school that truly supports its teachers and staff. We serve a student mix that is among the most diverse in America while enjoying the cultural vibrance of Jersey City, Hoboken and New York City. If this appeals to you, then apply today! We have achieved academic success without burning out our teachers/staff by meshing an effective education program with effective support and professional development.


At BelovED, we emphasize teamwork and community and truly value our faculty:

  • Evidencing this, compared to those with similar experience, OUR FACULTY MEMBERS ARE AMONG THE HIGHEST PAID IN NEW JERSEY;
  • Moreover, we seek to achieve academic success without burning out teachers and staff by meshing an effective education program with effective staff supports and professional development.


Please only apply to this position if you meet this criteria:

  • Valid New Jersey DOE Issued School Counselor Certification.
  • Two or more years of experience as a School Counselor or Guidance Counselor in a SCHOOL SETTING.
  • Excellence in communication and counseling skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, families, staff and community with diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated aptitude or competence for assigned responsibilities.
  • Self-Starter and someone who takes initiative.

Counselor Responsibilities

  • Assists and counsels students to evaluate their aptitudes and potential.
  • Maintains various student records and ensures their confidentiality.
  • Works closely with teachers, administrators, and other professional staff members, providing information and assistance where needed for the ultimate benefit of students.
  • Maintains a close relationship with the child study team and the Social Emotional Team on site.
  • Works closely with and involves parents in the resolution of school-related problems.
  • Assists in providing orientation and information to new students relative to school procedures, curriculum, and extracurricular opportunities. Also helps new students with their Social Emotional Learning and adjusting to a new environment.
  • Maintains a professional office environment, appropriate relationships with students, and positive relationships with the building administration, parents, other staff.
  • Assists in the evaluation of current curriculum offerings and in the planning, selection and implementation of new course offerings.
  • Makes effective use of community and staff resources and coordinates services with other staff in order to increase the benefits for students.
  • Provides for a smooth transition from middle school to high school, which may include orientation programs for students and parents.
  • Supports with career development and goals


Base Salary: $64,000 - $84,000


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development

As an equal opportunity employer, BelovED hires without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.


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