Prospective Employees

  • SPPS School Counselors are: 

    • Educators who stand in the gap for students and families
    • Authentically committed to urban education
    • Leaders in their buildings, district, state, and nation 
    • Change agents
    • Anti-racist activists and warriors for equity 
    • Collaborators and supporters - both professionally and personally 
    • Driven by data, research, and promising practices
    • Creators of ASCA-aligned comprehensive school counseling programs


    SPPS Counselors benefit from: 

    • A district that values school counseling
    • A culture of rock star counselors that support one another to be their best
    • A comprehensive ASCA K-12 counseling system
    • A consistent core counseling curriculum districtwide
    • A minimum of 3.5 hours per month of targeted counselor professional development
    • Specific support from a lead counselor at each level
    • Award winning colleagues 
    • Celebrating one another and having fun 

How to Apply

  • If this sounds like the school counseling work you want to do: 

    • How to apply for a counseling position: 
      • Counselors interview for a pool.  Those selected for the pool may be routed to building administrators for an additional interview.
      • Prospective employees may apply for the pool beginning in early 2021.
      • SPPS Human Resources website:
    • How to apply for a counseling internship: