Charlotte County Public Schools

Guidance Counselor (124588)

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Job Details

TitleGuidance Counselor
Posting ID124588

PCN 1216123203

Calendar 209/Hrs 7.5




Charlotte County Public Schools boasts a competitive compensation package* for employees. This package includes a robust employee benefits offering with access to plan options for supplemental and options plans. CCPS offers plan members an onsite Wellness Center. The Wellness Center provides no-cost preventative care, low-cost acute care appointments, behavioral health services, and prescription dispensing for select prescriptions at no additional cost! If an eligible employee does not need medical coverage, CCPS has a paid benefit opt-out option.




  • Master’s degree or higher degree from an accredited four-year college/university
  • Meets Florida Department of Education certification requirements for Guidance and Counseling, grades Pre-K through 12
  • Three (3) years of successful teaching experience


*Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate


 Performance Responsibilities:


1. Interprets the guidance program to the students, parents, and community.

2. Maintains an on-going dialogue with secondary school administrators, other guidance counselors, teachers, and support services personnel regarding programs and services.

3. Consults with faculty, administration, and parents regarding relevant background information of students, interprets academic test data, facilitates the appropriate educational placement of students, and recommends appropriate educational strategies for dealing with students with special needs.

4. Acts as a facilitator of the parent-child relationship by providing advising/counseling services and by conducting conferences for the purpose of interpreting tests and academic data.

5. Works with the occupational specialist to obtain, maintain, and disseminate information related to occupations, financial aid and scholarships, post-secondary education, and military and job opportunities to students, classes, and parents.

6. Provides individual, classroom, and group counseling for students relating to personal and social concerns, as well as career and education planning.

7. Evaluates and interprets records of students while maintaining confidentiality. 8. Provides academic advisement and scheduling on an individual student basis.

9. Assists with the district and state testing programs.

10. Plans cooperatively with county-level personnel to implement district-wide programs and objectives.

11. Performs other job-related functions as may be assigned.




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*Benefits eligibility will be determined and communicated to new hires during the onboarding process. 


Charlotte County Schools promotes Equal Educational and Employment Opportunities.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationPunta Gorda Middle 0121

Applications Accepted

Start Date11/23/2021