School Counselor

Mount Michael Benedictine School is accepting applications for a School counselor. The school counselor fulfills the mission of the Catholic school by assisting the faculty and administration in the development of a guidance program and counseling students in areas of academic, career, and social/emotional domains. The counselor has decision-making authority within the realm of the office in consultation with the Head of School. This position reports to and is evaluated by the Head of School.

Essential Job Functions

·       Supports and adheres to the Employee Handbook and to the School Handbook and all policies and procedures of Mount Michael Benedictine School.

·       Abides by the Confidentiality Policy set forth by Mount Michael Benedictine School.

·       Communicates effectively with students, parents, and other professionals.

·       Prepares and implements the guidance program for students.

·       Identifies specific needs of students in academic as well as personal domains.

·       Coordinates the testing program and assists with test interpretation for teachers, students and parents.

·       Disseminates information and provides direct services with regard to college planning, discernment, admission, and careers.

·       Assists students with social/emotional issues and offers referral options for outside counseling.

·       Maintains student records and college counseling data base.

·       Maintains current and accurate records according to Mount Michael Benedictine School policy.

·       Meets staff development guidelines as set forth by the Head of School.

·       Demonstrates professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits.

          Keeps abreast of college entrance requirements and of guidance principles and programs.

·         Sends transcripts and records upon request.

·         Coordinates with faculty and staff concerning student achievement and other needs.

·         Continues personal growth through association membership in professional organizations.

·         Assists with scheduling and other student-oriented tasks.

·         Collaborates with peers to enhance the work environment and support instructional planning.

Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of Mount Michael Benedictine School.




Zone 6



Additional Information

Must have a valid Nebraska Teaching Certificate with a School Counselor endorsement.

Start date:  August 1, 2024

Contact Information

Mount Michael Benedictine School
22520 Mount Michael Road
Elkhorn, NE 68022

David Peters
(p) (402) 253-0958
(f) (402) 289-2541

How to Apply

Please send cover letter, resume and credentials to:

Dr. David J. Peters, Ed.D., Mount Michael Benedictine School, 22520 Mount Michael Road, Elkhorn, NE 68022 or email at