HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR

Location
20148
Posted
Jul 26, 2017
Closes
Aug 14, 2017
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
JOB STATUS:  OPEN POSTING DATE:  07/26/2017 CLOSING DATE:   POSTING NUMBER:  P17418PVH LOCATION:  PARK VIEW HS POSITION TITLE:  HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Holds Master's Degree from an accredited college or university and completion of an approved school guidance and counseling program; holds or is eligible for appropriate licensure

  • Has successful full-time teaching experience or successful experience in guidance and counseling

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

To help students overcome problems that impede learning and to assist them in making educational, occupational, and life plans appropriate to their age/maturity level leading to their development as productive citizens; to help students develop their potential to live full, useful lives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Works to resolve students' educational handicaps; works to discover and develop special abilities of students; works to prevent students from dropping out of school

  • Registers students new to the school and orients them to school procedures and the school’s varied opportunities for learning;  provides assistance to students in course and subject selection; maintains student records and protects their confidentiality

  • Assists students on an individual basis in the solution of personal problems related to such situations as home and family relations, peer relations, health, and emotional adjustment; is available to students to provide counseling in such areas as personal growth, self-understanding, and maturity

  • Conducts small group counseling on student-selected and counselor-identified topics such as study skills, social skills, anger management, self-esteem, changing families, and grief

  • Obtains and disseminates occupational information to students and to classes studying occupations; helps students evaluate career interests and choices; may organize and conduct career day

  • Provides crisis counseling when needed, for prevention, intervention, and follow-up, with referrals, when necessary, to community resources

  • Offers in-service training in school counseling topics for staff; collaborates with administrators and faculty on the matters of student discipline, developmental issues, and identifying significant behaviors such as suicide, self-harm, and depression

  • Takes an active role in interpreting the school's objectives to students, parents, and the community at large; confers with parents whenever necessary

  • Performs other related work as assigned


 


Organizational Relationships:


The School Guidance Counselor reports to the Guidance Supervisor through the Principal.

OTHER INFORMATION:  LICENSED APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR.  IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME.

THIS POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED

APPLY TO:  

Department of Human Resources and Talent Development

SALARY:  

Licensed Position
Salary Range: Refer to
212 Day Position, 7.5 hours per day

 

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