College Counselor
Job Details

TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country's most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ.

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Is a committed Christian, active in your local church and growing in your personal walk with Christ
  • Has a passion for your areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Has a personal lifestyle and character that are above reproach
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, caring and knowledgeable Upper School College Counselor. The College Counselor works alongside the Director of College Counseling and reports to the Head of Upper School. The College Counselor will help develop and maintain the college guidance program that meets the needs of students and parents. The start date for this position is January 3, 2022.

General & Administrative Responsibilities

  • Work with Upper School students and parents in the college application and selection process
  • Assist with college applications, letters of recommendation and financial aid applications
  • Provide academic counsel for students and parents
  • Plan and execute the annual college day program
  • Serve as testing coordinator for the PSAT and PreACT administration for grades 9th-11th
  • Serve as testing coordinator for Advanced Placement tests
  • Act as a liaison between college representatives and students
  • Stay current on changes to the college application process and update the school and students on changes

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • Master's degree is preferred
  • Bachelor's degree is required
  • College admissions or high school college counselor experience is preferred
  • Strong organization skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, stoop, squat down, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear
  • Operate a computer, and other office equipment
  • Be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to traverse school facilities and move between buildings

The intent of this posting is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

Job Details

Position: Upper School College Counselor

Department: Upper School

Reports To: Head of Upper School

Start Date: January 3, 2022

Hours: Full-time - 12 months

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: Health, life, dental and vision insurance, Employer-funded retirement plan, 403b, tuition remission, vacation, sick and personal days

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