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Holy Cross Preparatory Academy (HCPA), an independent preparatory high school in Delran, NJ has
an opening for a Director of Guidance.


REPORTS TO: Principal



  • Minimum experience as determined by the Principal

  • Master’s Degree in School Counseling preferred

  • Minimum of three (3) years successful experience in school guidance counseling

  • New Jersey Educational Services Certificate and Student Personnel Services endorsement or
    eligibility preferred

  • Broad knowledge of testing and evaluation, theories of individual and group guidance
    techniques, elementary/secondary school guidance program design, and career/educational
    information and placement

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with students, parents, staff, and
    community groups and organizations

  • Proficiency in use of Naviance

  • Demonstrated leadership capability

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Required criminal history background check



  • Maintains student records and ensures their confidentiality

  • Provides information and prepares recommendations to colleges for admissions and
    scholarships, as well as to potential employers

  • Works closely with teachers, administrators and other professional staff members, providing
    information and assistance where needed for the ultimate benefit of students

  • Assists in the organization and administration of standardized test programs

  • Works with the guidance counselor to schedule students for classes

  • Arranges for summer work and/or enrollment in summer school programs to make up noted

  • Maintains a professional office environment

  • Assists in the evaluation of current curriculum offerings and in the planning, selection and
    implementation of new course offerings

  • Provides guidance for social and emotional learning (SEL)

  • Directs students toward vetted external professional mental health services when required

  • Coordinates student academic support services

To be considered for this position at Holy Cross Preparatory Academy, please send your resume, cover letter and professional references to the address below, or via email to Sandy Kapica.

Holy Cross Preparatory Academy
ATTN: Sandy Kapica, Human Resources
5035 Route 130 South
Delran, NJ 08075

Guided by the motto “Honoring our Traditions, Pursuing our Future”, Holy Cross Preparatory Academy, the only independent Catholic preparatory high school in Burlington County, will inspire students of all faiths and backgrounds to be thinkers, innovators, and leaders.

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