School Counselor

School Counselor: Hastings Catholic Schools is accepting applications for a school counselor. Interested individuals need to be appropriately certified, or eligible to obtain appropriate certification in Nebraska. Coaching is available, but not required.

Hastings Catholic Schools Counselor employs a School Counselor with the following description of duties:

·    Develop and carry out an effective career placement and scholarship-seeking program for high school students.

·       Assist with creating/changing student’s schedules to best fit the student’s needs.

·       Assist principal with conducting orientation activities for new students.

·       Act as a liaison between teachers, parents and students if needed.

·       Consult with and serve as a resource for teachers, staff, and parents regarding the needs of students in the areas of development, health, and wellness.

·        Implement developmentally appropriate and prevention-oriented group activities to meet student needs and school goals.

·        Help monitor student, behavior, and attendance; and assist with appropriate interventions.

·        In response to the identified needs of individuals and groups of students, conduct individual counseling, crisis intervention, and the formation and facilitation of group counseling sessions.

·        Counsel on various student issues such as poor academic performance, mediation of teacher- student differences, and personal problems.

· Respond to crises, such as altercations, illness/death, and suspected child abuse and mandatory reporting of abuse.

· Maintain a list of church, community, and professional resources for counseling department.

·  Refer parents and students to ministry programs, community agencies or specialists as appropriate.

·  Maintain records to document interactions, interventions, and decisions.

· Be an active member of the school’s SAT team, Crisis Team and School Improvement Team.

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Additional Information

2023-24 School year

Contact Information

Hastings Catholic Schools
604 N. St. Joseph Ave
Hastings, Nebraska 68901

Cyrus Rowan
(p) (402) 462-2105

How to Apply

Application is available at

Please send cover letter, credentials, resume, and completed application to:

Fr. Thomas Brouillette
Chief Administrative Officer
Hastings Catholic Schools
604 N. St. Joseph Ave.
Hastings, NE 68901
Telephone: (402) 462-6566