Minimum Education: Bachelors degree


Part-time (optional full-time), 10.5 month employee, benefits eligible
August 2022

The Paideia School is seeking candidates for the position of College Counselor.  This position is half time to full time (10.5 Months) and is primarily College Counseling with additional opportunities depending on the qualifications of the candidate.

Paideia School is a K-12 college preparatory school in the Emory University area of Atlanta. The High School curriculum consists of extensive offerings in English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Foreign Languages, Natural and Physical Sciences, Art and Music. Class size averages 15 students.

For more information about Paideia, our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, our focus on both social and emotional learning with rigorous academic offerings as well as opportunities for extra curricular learning, please visit our website at

Duties and Responsibilities

The Paideia School is seeking candidates for the position of College Counselor.  This position is half time with the option for full time if the candidate is additionally qualified for part time teaching. Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Counseling students and families on the college search and selection process, standardized testing, financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and application preparation
  • Writing recommendations for a portion of the senior class
  • Researching colleges and developing and maintaining relationships with colleges and universities through visits, meetings, and conferences
  • Participation in the planning and presentation of various programs put on by the College Counseling Office
  • Assisting in the creation, updating, and editing of written materials and web content used as outreach to students and parents
  • Other opportunities will vary depending on the candidate, but could include:  teaching (strongly preferred) and/or coaching

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred)
  • Prior experience in a school’s College Counseling office and/or in a selective college Admissions office.
  • Experience working with students and families of diverse backgrounds is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills that include: proficiency in writing, and ability to advocate for students in all aspects of the college search and admissions process

Application Notes:
As a condition of employment, all employees hired after August 19, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and able to provide proof of such vaccination.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. A benefits package is offered for benefits-eligible positions. The Paideia School is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references via our online application.

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