Sample School Counselor Resume

A school counselor resume should focus on the applicant's experience, training, and readiness to accept employment. All school counselor resumes should mention all of the above, as shown in the following example.

Jim Grant
110 Grand Avenue
Any Town, USA 99999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


A position as a School Counselor


Good communication skills, effective leadership, ability to develop, direct, and coordinate methods to help students with educational, emotional, and vocational needs.


School Counselor, 2000 to present:

Glenview School District, Glenview, USA.

Primary duties include working with students, parents, and administrators to ensure students are having their educational, vocational, and emotional needs met while attending school.

Assistant to School Counselor, 1998-2000:

Glenview School District, Glenview, USA.

Responsible for assisting the school counselor with paper work, reports, scheduling, and follow-up reports with parents of students, and school administrators.


M.A., School Counseling, 2000

Richardson University, Any City, USA


American Association of School Counselors

Member of the Year Award, 2006

NOTE: When writing a school counselor resume of your own use this condensed version as a sample for creating a complete one. Remember that potential employers look for specifics related to the job they want to fill. Include those details in your school counselor resume.