School Counselor with CUHSD

Position Type:
Certificated Administration (Site-based)/School Counselor

Date Posted:

CUHSD (Site To Be Determined)

We are expanding our School Counselor team for the 2023-2024 school year. There are six (6) positions currently available!

Compensation and Calendar

  • $104,862.97 $129,200.11 annually (Cert Mgt Range 4)
  • Master’s and doctoral supplements of $2,554.00 annually
  • Staff have the choice of several HMO/PPO medical plans, including several that require no employee contribution for full family coverage
  • 198 day calendar

General Description

The School Counselor designs and delivers comprehensive school counseling programs that promote student achievement, focus on student outcomes, are a collaborative effort between the guidance department, parents and other educators, and ensure equitable access to opportunities and rigorous curriculum for all students to participate fully in the educational process. The School Counselor is responsible for the successful implementation of these programs so that all students are both college and career-ready and are equipped to persist in their life path.

Primary Responsibilities

School Counselors develop, plan, implement, and evaluate school counseling and guidance programs which include academic, career, personal, and social/emotional development. Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Under the direction of the Principal or designee, set and meet rigorous goals for increasing college and career readiness for all students, in alignment with site and district goals
  • Develop and successfully implement year-long action plan to meet the site’s college and career readiness goals
  • Advocate for the high academic achievement and social development of all students
  • Provide school-wide prevention and intervention strategies and counseling services
  • Provide consultation, training, and staff development to teachers and parents regarding students’ needs
  • Implement a district-approved advisory program by providing direct and indirect services to students
  • Integrate school priorities, state standards and district initiatives into school counseling program, including persistence to and through college and career
  • Use data to measure the results of the program as well as to promote systemic change within the school so every student graduates college and career-ready and able to persist
  • Develop action plans to include prevention and intervention activities and services that measure the desired student competencies and the impact on achievement, behavior and attendance
  • Provide the following activities:
    • conduct individual student academic program planning
    • interpret cognitive, aptitude and achievement tests
    • provide counseling to students who are tardy or absent or have discipline problems
    • collaborate with teachers to present school counseling core curriculum lessons
    • analyze grade-point averages in relationship to achievement and advise on course selections
    • ensure student records are maintained as per state and federal regulations
    • help the school principal identify and resolve student issues, needs and problems
    • provide individual and small-group counseling services to students
    • provide information to students and families on testing, scholarships and application timelines and processes
    • oversee the college and career center
    • monitor students beyond graduation
  • Serve as a member of the site’s leadership team and support the overall supervision of the school site
  • Facilitate and coordinate additional support, including Student Study Teams (SST) and 504s

Who we are

Campbell Union High School District, located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, is a small, close knit district committed to ensuring every student is ready for the future. We strive to be data-informed and focused on results, while promoting humanity, kindness, and personal responsibility. We are proud to provide a supportive environment of collaboration among our staff.

We know that high quality teachers, administrators and staff are key to our students’ success and are working to retain and recruit passionate and effective talent.

We are an equal opportunity employer, are committed to racial equity and social justice, and we make a particular effort to recruit people who identify as Black, Indigenous, and people of color to apply for open positions.


Knowledge of:

  • School counseling and guidance state and national standards

Education and Experience:

  • Credential: Pupil Personnel Services, school counseling required
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree or equivalent experience; Bilingual Spanish desirable

Working Conditions

Office environment

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 87.5% of time.
  • Constantly operate a computer keyboard, calculator and other office machines
  • Ability to communicate and accurately exchange/provide information
  • Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to file materials.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required for this position.

It is the policy of Campbell Union High School District (CUHSD) to provide equal opportunity for all individuals in education and employment. District programs and activities shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal Code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics (Board Policy 5145.3 and 4030 through 4032).

Board Approval: 3.16.2017

Job Category
Administration and Office
Job Type
USD 2,554.00 per year
United States
San Jose
Career Level
Campbell Union High School District