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 the school counselor 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 2022.
      • The school counselor pool is currently not posted. When it gets posted in early 2022, you can apply by following these steps:
        1. Go to Careers / Search Jobs and Apply
        2. Click "prospective employees"
        3. Type "counselor" in the keywords, then changed "posted" to "Last Year." Then click "search." 
        4. Click "Next" until you get to the "created" date of TBD, and you'll see "School Counselor Pool 2022-2023". Click that link to review the job description; click "Apply Now" to apply.