Job alert! Freedom Prep Seeks College Counselor
Freedom Preparatory Academy Charter Schools is a K-12
charter school in Memphis, TN. Our mission is to prepare all students in grades K-12
to excel in college and in life. Freedom Preparatory Academy opened in August of
2009 with a class of 96 6th graders. We now serve over 1200 students in grades
PreK-11. In just six short years, our students have exceeded local and state
averages in math and local averages in English language arts on the state exam.
We have three core beliefs that drive our mission: Every child deserves the right to a
high quality public education, a foundation in character development is essential, and
direct exposure to an array of opportunities and experiences provides each child with
the self-confidence and social knowledge to compete globally. We will accomplish
our mission through a highly structured, academically rigorous environment where
students will master the core subjects, develop advanced academic skills, and
demonstrate the school’s core values of: Respect, Responsibility, Integrity,
Excellence, and Community.
JOB TITLE: FPA High School College Counselor
ACCOUNTABILITY: Head of School/ Director of College Success
SCHOOL YEAR: 2017-2018
The College Department at Freedom Preparatory Academy High School is responsible
for the development of students’ academic habits and character, placement in
summer programs, ACT preparation and administration, the college application
process, matriculation to college and alumni support. Using a caseload model, each
college counselor will support a group of students beginning with teaching the
Collegiate Skills course and culminating in alumni support. It is the ultimate goal of
the College Counseling Team that all FPA high school students maintain success in
their academic, professional, and personal lives and graduate from college. The
College Counselor will report to the Director of College Success/Head of School.
An exceptional candidate will assume a full time role as soon as possible.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
Freedom Preparatory Academy is actively seeking to build a diverse and experienced
team of educators. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Outstanding candidates should apply here