Bay Area, CA
Full Time
Mid Level

Envision Education seeks School Counselors for the 2024-2025 School Year, starting in August 2024. Reporting to the school Principal, the Counselor will sustain a safe, college-going culture for diverse learners and their families to ensure social-emotional well-being and a successful transition to college and careers.


  • City Arts and Leadership Academy in San Francisco
  • Impact Academy of Arts and Technology in Hayward.

This opportunity may include a $5,000 CALA supplement, and/or a one-time $5,000 signing bonus for hard-to-fill roles.

Who We Are

Our mission is to transform the lives of students - especially those who will be the first in their families to attend college - by preparing them for success in college, career, and life. Envision Education currently operates four small schools in San Francisco, Oakland, and Hayward, as well as a national educational consulting firm called Envision Learning Partners. Envision Education has made an explicit commitment to becoming an exemplary network of schools with an instructional and cultural vision rooted in an anti-racist and pro-Black framework. The following represents Envision Schools’ vision for 21st-century skills, character traits, and cognitive and social-emotional skills that learners need for success in college, career, and life.

  • Knowledge and Love of Self and Land
  • Collectivism
  • Critical Thinking
  • Self Determination
  • Criticality
  • Leadership

Who You Are

  • You are equity-focused. You are unapologetic about your deeply held belief that all children can achieve. You believe that anti-racist and pro-Black practices and frameworks are essential to change the status quo for all students.
  • You are collaborative. You make decisions in partnership with others, focused on what is best for the students.
  • You are invested in our core values. You hold high expectations for the entire school community. You examine your own biases in your pursuit of equity for all.

Key Responsibilities

  • Student academic case management.
  • College application support for 12th graders.
  • Provide mental health counseling in individual and group formats.
  • Participates as a member of the school site's Crisis Response Team.
  • Provide individualized services in a full-inclusion model.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to students with learning, behavior and/or adjustment challenges.
  • Acts as a contact/liaison for families with high needs.
  • Coordinates services with mental health counselors.
  • Maintain accurate records of all psychological/ counseling/ social services.
  • Responds to crises in tandem with colleagues and community personnel.


  • A Master’s degree in Counseling or a related field required
  • One of the following is required:
    • PPS (Pupil Personnel Services) credential in School Counseling
    • MFT (if you hold an MFT, you must also hold a PPS)
    • LCSW
    • LPCC
    • LMFCC
    • Licensed Educational, School, or Clinical Psychologist
  • Two years or more of experience in a school setting preferred 
  • Receptiveness to feedback and desire to continuously improve instruction in service of student academic outcomes
  • Experience working successfully with parents and families, especially African American, Latine/a/o/x, and immigrant families
  • Spanish fluency preferred 
Studies have shown that women and people of the global majority are less likely to apply if they do not meet every one of the qualifications. We are interested in finding values-aligned educators and leaders from a variety of backgrounds. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, we encourage you to apply and share your experience and questions as part of your cover letter.

Compensation & Benefits

This opportunity may include a $5,000 CALA supplement, and/or a one-time $5,000 signing bonus for hard-to-fill roles.

Fact Sheet

Compensation, Pay, and Benefits

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The annual salary range for this role is: $65,924-$103,700, and is dependent upon years of aligned experience and credentials.

  • Additional Supplements for:
    • Special Education: $5,000
    • Second Credential: $500
    • Masters Degree: $3,500
    • Doctorate: $2,000
    • Board Certification: $5,000
    • Lead Learning Specialist (SPED): $10,000
  • Additional Leadership Stipends for:
    • Instructional Lead Team: $5,000
    • Grade Level Lead Team: $5,000
    • Summer Professional Development: $250/day


  • Access to ongoing opportunities for learning, professional, and leadership opportunities throughout the calendar year.
  • Optional Flexible Benefits Plan, including dependent care, medical care, parking, and commuter benefits.
  • Excellent health benefits package with employer contribution to benefits.
  • Paid sick and personal necessity leave.
  • Life Insurance at no cost to the employee.
  • Retirement system from CalSTRS.
  • 403b Plan.

As an equal opportunity employer, we believe deeply in diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all people. Envision Education recruits, employs, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, and the many other characteristics that make us diverse.


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