ACCEL SCHOOLS School Counselor (2021-2022 School Year) Salary in the United States

How much does a School Counselor (2021-2022 School Year) make at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS in the United States? The average salary for School Counselor (2021-2022 School Year) at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS in the United States is $76,498 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $65,819 and $87,177. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2


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What does a School Counselor (2021-2022 School Year) do at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS?

ACCEL Schools is seeking an experienced and caring School Counselor in Cincinnati, OH for our upcoming 2021-2022 school year! The School Counselor will promote student success, provide preventive services, and respond to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic and personal/social development for all students.

With a network of 50 charter schools and growing, ACCEL Schools employs a diverse staff of passionate administrators and educators who value research-based practices and a desire to grow as professionals. We work tirelessly to raise student achievement, regardless of historical barriers, while committed to participating in ongoing professional development, job embedded instructional coaching, and embracing a growth mindset.

The School Counselor will provide the school community, parents, students and teachers with an exemplary, ongoing professional student-counseling program. To provide services which contribute and respond to the individual needs of students and their parents by: arranging for initial assessments; participating on IEP team as appropriate; conducting or overseeing evaluations; developing and refining the behavior management system; monitoring interventions; serve as liaison with school staff and outside resources; and maintaining consistency and continuity in the school’s response procedures. Strong social/emotional or trauma informed care background preferred.


  • Share a commitment to the success of the mission, goals, and objectives of the charter school.
  • Set high expectations and standards for the achievement of students and own personal performance.
  • Offer resources, professional expertise and coaching that supports student achievement of school’s academic standards.
  • Use multiple sources of data collection to analyze barriers to student achievement and to access, identify and apply to the improvement of the behavior management program.
  • Offer opportunities for the community to be involved in student and school success.
  • Assume responsibility for coordinating, monitoring and reporting student interventions.
  • Serve as resource specialist for teachers and parents regarding any counseling needs.
  • Work with students, parents and staff in a compassionate and productive manner.
  • Assist teachers in effective planning, organization and implementation of strategies for optimum behavior management.
  • Serve as liaison to school staff and outside resources; maintain consistency and continuity in the school’s response procedures.
  • Plan for initial student assessment and participate on the IEP team as appropriate.
  • Conduct or oversee student evaluations.
  • Guide the teacher learning process in implementing personal learning plans of students as a means to effective classroom management.
  • Identify and develop creative intervention methods and procedures to adapt effectively to unusual situations.
  • Demonstrate exceptional counseling techniques including documentation and student tracking.
  • Work cooperatively with parents and generate parents’ confidence in the teacher and the school community at large.
  • Provide a school culture based on the principles of firm, fair, and consistent practices, respect for individual students, and development of responsible citizenship.
  • Conduct one-self according to professional, ethical principles.
  • Be familiar with and support school administration in the effective implementation of the school’s Emergency Response Plan.
  • Adhere to all procedures and policies as outlined in the Employee Manual.


  • Graduate degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field.
  • Strong social/emotional or trauma informed care background preferred
  • Valid State of Ohio certification and demonstrated competence as a school based social services counselor.
  • Must demonstrate mastery of all areas of counseling responsibility and be computer literate.
  • Must demonstrate a strong understanding of local, regional, State and Federal resources that support families, students and school institutions.
  • Successful completion of federal and state criminal background checks
  • Ability to work well under pressure as well as effectively prioritize and execute tasks to meet deadlines consistently
  • Ability to use discretion in managing confidential information
  • High quality written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in an urban and/or school turnaround setting is a plus



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The chart shows total cash compensation for the ACCEL SCHOOLS School Counselor (2021-2022 School Year) in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $65,819 to $87,177 with an average total cash compensation of $76,498. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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