School Counselor – Jr/Sr High School

Job ID: MAYV0297741-0000
Job Type: Full Time (10 Month)
Application Deadline: 06/30/2024
Tentative Start Date: 02/24/2024
Salary/Pay Rate: $47,131 – $54,000 (Bi-Weekly wage)

Job Description: Mayfield Central School District, located near the Great Sacandaga Lake, approximately 40 miles northwest of the Capital District, is seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE) tenure track School Counselor for the Jr/Sr High School, Grades 7-12 beginning the 2023-2024 school year. This position requires an additional fifteen (15) work days at the per diem rate to be scheduled during the summer 2023 to prepare for the upcoming school year, and at the end of June 2024 to close out the school year.

Job responsibilities:

  • Developing/implementing a comprehensive school counseling program in collaboration with other school counselors.
  • Working with students individually and in groups.
  • Participation in the CSE process as appropriate.
  • Assisting students with personal goal setting, action planning and progress-monitoring.
  • Providing support in pathways for college and/or career readiness and long-term post-secondary planning.
  • Providing responsive services to include individual and small group counseling, and comprehensive Tier 1 programs and interventions.


  • Valid NYS certification as a School Counselor;
  • Knowledge of Common Core Learning Standards and College and Career Readiness skills;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff members and administrators;
  • Ability to build strong relationships with students, staff, parents and the community;
  • Excellent organization, verbal, and written communication skills;
  • Strong foundation in the principles of anti-racism, trauma-sensitivity and culturally-responsive education;
  • Takes a strength-based, advocacy approach to working with students and families;
  • Strives to grow and learn in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Applications must include resume and cover letter, unofficial transcripts, three (3) reference letters and copy of valid New York State certification as a School Counselor to be considered.

Mayfield Central School is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, creed or religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, gender, disability which can be reasonably accommodated without undue hardship, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status or any other classification protected by law.