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School Counselor Example CV

Personal information    
Surname(s) / First name(s)  Marsha, Anne Sasha
Address(es)  32, Louvre Street, SO15 Y23, Southampton, England
Telephone(s)  +44 123 45 67 89 00 Mobile: +44 123 45 67 89 00
Fax(es)  +44 123 45 67 89 00
E-mail(s)  GHarmen@gmail.com
Nationality(-ies)  British
Date of birth  1.25.1980
Gender  Female
Desired employment / Occupational field  Educational, Vocational, and School Counselor
Work experience   
Dates  September 2000 - present
Occupation or position held  School Counselor - High School
Main activities and responsibilities  As a school counselor I provide advice to students as it pertains to their course schedule, extra curricular activities, and other school events. I was the first level of contact for all school problems or issues. Providing students with graduation requirements, community service opportunities and other activities was an integral part of my job in assisting students. I often met with both parents and students to discuss options for college, armed services, or vocational schools, whichever was best for that student.
Other job details include:
Provide specialized guidance for each student.
Assist students with course selections, college application deadlines and requirements, and other graduation details.
Research and provide scholarship information, vocational education manuals, and other information to all students.
Name and address of employer  Deerhart High School 1119 Kings Lee Avenue Glasgow G12 8LL
Type of business or sector  Secondary School
Dates  August 1994 - May 2000
Occupation or position held  Educational Counselor - High School
Main activities and responsibilities  As an educational counselor I advised students on which courses to take in order to pursue a specific career. I offered career advice and assisted students in researching different job options and the correct educational path to follow. I met with parents, teachers and students together in order to discuss any difficulties with course work and offered solutions to help the student succeed. I provided psychological support when necessary to students suffering from peer pressure or teasing or pressure or abuse from home. It was my responsibility to recognize any cases of abuse and report it to the proper authorities or encourage students to seek external professional help if necessary.
Other duties included:
Monitor general student body behavior.
Enforce school policies and rules.
Develop orientation programs and meetings to introduce upcoming graduates to life after high school.
Name and address of employer  South Hall High School 126 Glasgow, Lanarkshire G64 2EF
Type of business or sector  Secondary Education
Dates  July 1990 - May 1994
Occupation or position held  Vocational Counselor
Main activities and responsibilities  As a vocational counselor I assisted students in understanding their career capabilities and provided assistance in finding a job after they have finished their education. As a vocational counselor I worked closely with employers determining their skill needs and conveyed these to potential students. I worked with students on a one on one basis assessing their skills and work goals and attempt to provide them with career assistance that best suits their goals. Although I mostly worked with the senior students, I did develop a program for junior students and assisted them in finding summer time or part time work with parents permission. Other responsibilities included:
Research and meet with potential companies that would hire entry level students, develop job assistance and training programs with those companies.
Plan career meetings and events for students.
Review student applications or other work related material, offer advice if necessary.
Name and address of employer  Glasgow Training Centre 304 Dunas Street Glasgow, G1 2AH
Type of business or sector  Vocational Training Centre
Education and training   
Dates  August 1989 - June 1993
Title of qualification awarded  Master of Science - Counselling
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Career counselling
Secondary education counselling
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  University of Glasgow
Level in national or international classification  University
Dates  September 1986 - May 1989
Title of qualification awarded  Bachelor of Science - Humanities
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Social Behaviors
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  University of Glasgow
Level in national or international classification  University
Personal skills and competences  
Mother tongue(s)  English
Other language(s)  
Self-assessment  UnderstandingSpeakingWriting 
European level  ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production  
Spanish  B1Moderate UserB2Moderate UserB1Moderate UserB1Moderate UserA2Beginner User 
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Social skills and competences  I am very perceptive, students do not like to openly admit their problems or troubles, I can emphasize with the students under my care and approach them in a way that encourages communication. I have excellent speaking skills, I often lead meetings for the older students to inform them of the different options available to them after secondary education, I usually do most of the speaking providing information and answering questions. I work well with others, as a vocational counselor I often worked closely with outside employers and employment agencies in order to find jobs that best suited each student.
Organisational skills  As a counselor for a larger school, I must keep very organised records of the students under my care. I am also in charge of organising meetings for parents and students, to discuss options for when they finish school. I also plan the yearly career week and career day events at Deerhart High school for the past 5 years.
Computer skills and competences  Basic word processing skills, moderate skill with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
Artistic skills and competences  Music, jazz and classical, I play the trumpet and saxophone in my spare time and at the local tavern during talent night. I also enjoy boating, jogging, and swimming.
Other skills and competences  10 year member of a local book club. Swim coach for ages 6-8 and 10-12 Member of the local jazz musicians enthusiasts club.
Driving licence(s)  Class B
Additional information  References available upon request.