Guidance Counselor Job Description Sample
Job Title: Guidance Counselor
Term of employment: 220 days
To provide a comprehensive guidance program students consisting of guidance curriculum, individual planning, responsive services, and system support components as outlined in the South Carolina Comprehensive Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program Model. Consult with administration, teachers, parents, and staff to enhance effectiveness in helping students and provide support and assistance to other educational programs within the school and district.
Implementing the South Carolina Comprehensive Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program Model for the high school guidance program through classroom guidance, individual and group counseling, and infusion in content areas.
Counseling individuals and groups of students toward the promotion of academic growth and career development.
Monitor student academic performance, and verify requirements for graduation.
Counsel and guide students in developing and updating an Individual Graduation Plan (IGP).
Counseling individuals and small groups of students toward personal/social and emotional growth in assisting students to set realistic goals.
Consulting with teachers, staff, and parents regarding the developmental needs of students and to enhance their effectiveness in helping students.
Referring students to special programs, specialists, and/or community agencies, and consulting with parents regarding referrals when appropriate.
Participating in, coordinating, and conducting activities that contribute to the effective operation of the counseling program and school.
Participate in the intervention-team process and/or the school's student support team in development of realistic interventions to meet student needs.
Planning and evaluating the counseling program.
Pursuing continuous professional growth and development through workshops, lectures, and institutes to enhance job performance.
Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator that serve to promote the social and academic well-being of student.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required):
1.Possess a current and valid South Carolina certification in guidance and counseling at specific level.
2.Have a working knowledge and understanding of the components of the South Carolina Comprehensive Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program Model.
3.Demonstrated proficiency in written and spoken interpersonal communication skills.
4.Demonstrated proficiency in the use of technology.
5.Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board and/or administration may find appropriate and acceptable.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and reach with hands and arms; walk; sit; stoop or kneel; crouch or crawl. Duties may involve risk resulting from attending to students' behavioral, physical or sanitation/hygiene needs.
Additional physical requirements include the following:
Physically capable of frequently lifting or moving up to 40 pounds;
Sufficiently mobile to ensure the safety of students;
Specific vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus;
Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time;
Manual dexterity for the purpose of using a telephone and data entry;
Read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids;
Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone and,
Speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in person and on the telephone.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are normally performed in a school/classroom environment. Duties may be conducted in work-related community settings and/or occasionally performed on study trips away from the school.
Pay Grade: 28
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The School Counselor will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned and approved by the Principal or other appropriate Administrator. Horry County Schools reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.
The deadline is for the convenience of the District. The District reserves the right at any time to extend the deadline date without notice and without final consideration of any pending applications.
Who We Are:
Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 serves nearly 17,000 students in preschool through grade 12 and is located halfway between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Michigan. The District has 1 early learning center, 15 elementary schools, five middle schools and a high school program divided between two 9th – 12th grade campuses. The District encompasses portions of Waukegan, Beach Park and Park City.
Why We Do This Work:
The Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 has set an ambitious agenda for change, guided by the belief that all children, regardless of circumstances, can achieve at high levels and academic gaps can and will be eliminated with the support of teachers who deliver engaging, relevant, and academically rigorous instruction that excites students and instills a love of learning in them.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Classroom Teacher will be directly responsible to the building principal for all matters pertaining to the operation of the school plan, in-building administrative and personnel procedures, and general or district-wide policies. He/she will be indirectly responsible to the Director of Secondary Education for all matters pertaining to curriculum, instructional methods, assessment and materials.
Provide orientation to incoming students;
Assist the building administrator in organizing staffing and implementing August registration for students;
Review documents for registration and placement purposes;
Evaluate student transcripts in order to create schedules and individual learning plans;
Administer and score reading and writing assessments to determine student progress;
Record grades on student transcripts and maintain student cumulative files and other records;
Participate in student in-take process;
Assist the building administrator and other personnel in evaluating student placement for the next school year;
Establish a helping relationship with each counselee and provide individual counseling to students;
Work with parents/guardians of students individually or in a small groups to help them: (a) understand the school; (b) cooperate with efforts to help the student; (c) understand the students school program, behavior issues, abilities and goals; (d) provide information that may be of use to the school to help the student; (e) assist in the solution of problems that the student is experiencing;
Work with teachers and other school employees to help them understand and support students who are experiencing educational and emotional issues;
Work with special service personnel regarding referrals of students, participate in staffing regarding student needs and provide other general assistance to special service personnel as directed by the site supervisor;
Assist with contacts to agencies, organizations and others in the community to ensure that local resources are utilized;
Initiate student/parent/guardian referrals to community resources as needed;
Participate in formal and informal public relations activities in order to promote acceptance of guidance as a reliable and valuable student service;
Contribute to the solution of student issues such as truancy, failures, and disinterest in school, discipline issues, assorted conflicts and dropouts. The counselor is expected to seek out such students and provide appropriate guidance and counseling services;
Participate in various group/guidance programs in order to provide students with information and insight pertaining to testing programs, job opportunities, school policies, regulations, procedures, programs, etc.;
Assist in the organization and administration of state, district and school testing programs for students, but shall not serve as the building test coordinator;
Make every reasonable effort to become more knowledgeable and competent by participating in in-service programs, maintain membership in professional organizations, reading professional literature, taking additional graduate work and attending appropriate professional conferences;
Participate in the evaluation and revision of the school guidance program and plan the guidance program calendar;
Fulfill professional responsibilities; (a) maintain confidentiality; (b) maintain records consistent with ethical and legal guidelines; (c) participate on the school-based crisis team; (d) perform responsibilities in an organized, accurate, timely and dependable manner; (e) operate within the established district and school procedures and policies; (f) provide support for other school and district programs and personnel; (g) utilizes computers effectively in the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities;
Perform such other guidance-related duties as may be assigned by the Associate Superintendent of Teaching, Learning and Professional Practices and/or the Guidance Academic Chair.
Perform such other professional duties as may be assigned by the building principal.
Must have valid Illinois Professional Educators License. Teaching experience (including student teaching and internship) at identified grade level within the last five years preferred.
Endorsements: School Counselor, Grade 6-8; Grade 9-12.
Safety: The employee is responsible for taking any and all steps necessary to protect yourself and others against occupational accidents, injuries, and illnesses.
Compensation: Per Teacher Contract.
Application Deadline: Candidates must submit an online application to be received by the closing date.
Only online applications will be considered.
Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 offers employment opportunities without regard to age, gender, race, color, national origin,
religion, marital or military/veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, parental status, genetics or disability.
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Civitas Education Partners (CEP) is seeking reflective and innovative teachers for the 2018-2019 school year! CEP is a school management organization that operate four campuses of Chicago International Charter School (CICS) - CICS Ralph Ellison High School, CICS Northtown Academy High School, CICS Wrightwood Elementary School, and CICS ChicagoQuest High School. We provide our teams and students with an exceptional experience rooted in high expectations for student achievement and civic responsibility.
With one mission, 3 core values and 4 campuses, CEP is making a lasting impact on over 2,300 students in grades K-12.
Informed by the school's mission, the Counselor will ensure that all students receive academic support and guidance for high school course selection and progression in addition to receiving individual postsecondary planning that supports students in identifying their strengths and definition of the most optimal course of action. A major emphasis should be placed on college readiness and preparation, from 9th grade through graduation.
Reports to: School Director
Key Competencies / Duties:
Serve as a resource for individual students, teachers, parents, guardians, and the school as a whole
Serve as an active member on the schools intervention team
Meets with students of need to address areas of concern (attendance, grades, credits, etc.)
Designs student support plans as necessary
Collaborates with teachers to design programming for classrooms and/or support the roll out of student specific interventions
Works with parents to build their knowledge of the postsecondary process and supports the family's efforts to complete college and financial aid applications
All CEP Staff Members Must:
Have strong knowledge and skills in their content area and in the art of teaching.
Have an unwavering commitment to serving others – students, families, teammates, our communities, the greater good.
Give and receive feedback, and be open to coaching, mentoring, partnerships.
Embody a growth mindset in both their professional and personal lives.
Be helpful, hard working and self-motivated - always willing to go the extra mile.
A Master's degree and appropriate IL certifications (Type 73) are required. Minimum two years of work experience. Strength of academic background, professional experience, interview performance, and references will be considered during the selection process. Illinois State Board of Education certification for specified teaching assignment and Highly Qualified Status and required.
Qualifications - Candidates must have a license from the Illinois State Board of Education. To qualify for a license candidates would need a copy of the HS transcript, HS diploma or GED diploma and either 60 hours of college credit or passage of the Parapro Test or WorkKeys Test.
To apply for a license information can be found at www.roe17.org. Click on "Licensure" and then "Paraprofessionals".
Under supervision of certified special education teachers or their designee, the Special Education Program Assistant will provide a variety of general teacher support services to assure that Individual Educational Program (IEP) requirements are met for each student and that confidentiality of student information is maintained.
1.Assists in classroom instruction as directed, planned, and initiated by the classroom teacher.
2.Records and monitors skill and behavioral progress reports for students.
3.Reads regular classroom assignments to students, helps students study for tests, and reads classrooms tests to student.
4.Assists in preparing students for classes and/or accompanies them to physical education, art, music, and other classes taught by a specialist unless specialist indicates otherwise.
5.Supervises and assists specialized students in feeding, positioning, toileting, and other activities as required.
6.Assists in the preparation of instructional materials such as audio-visual aids, bulletin board displays, experiments, teacher aids or learning games, handout materials, and other material in support of the instructional program.
7.Performs related duties as assigned for which teacher certification is not required. These duties may include, but are not limited to: making copies, grading papers, typing tests, preparing bulletin boards or learning centers, making teacher aids or learning games, supervising students on playground or in cafeteria, supervising students in study sessions, supervising bus loading/unloading, walking students to and from classes or on building errands, supervising students in time-out, and other supervisory duties as assigned by the principal.
The above description covers the most significant duties performed, but does not exclude other occasional work assignments not mentioned, the inclusion of which would be in conformity with the skills and responsibility levels appropriate for this position.
The Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Kriner Cash, is interested in receiving applications from qualified candidates for:
HOW TO APPLY:
Click the "APPLY" button at the bottom of this page to start your application. Once the application is completed, click the "Submit" button. Your application will be kept on file for one year.
Applications successfully received will generate a confirmation email to the account listed on the application. (Be sure to check your junk and spam mail.) If you do not receive a confirmation email, we cannot guarantee that your application was received. You must submit an application until you receive a confirmation email.
Candidates must have a Master's Degree in Counseling Education and hold a NYS Certificate in Counseling Education. It is required that candidates must attach a PDF or a screen shot of their certifications. Candidates should be knowledgeable in theoretical and evidence based methodologies that focus on Comprehensive School Counselor philosophies. A thorough understanding of college admissions, data analysis and researching scholarship applications for students is necessary. Preference will be given to applicants with current City of Buffalo residency.
The School Counselor will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Assist students in the development of an academic program which meets their interests and ability – with special emphasis upon the high school selections process and post secondary education.
Assist students and parents in understanding test results and records and provide information for students, parents and teachers on required standardized tests.
Collaborate with teachers to provide guidance lessons and information.
Assist students in the preparation of a post secondary planning time table for post-secondary education and/or training.
Review the status of students as it pertains to academic and behavioral progress.
Increase students' awareness of the career and educational planning process as well as for the individual careers.
Counsel students regarding attendance and tardiness.
Develop resources and information for students on career development and job readiness.
Assist students with personal and social issues which impedes learning.
Provide counseling for students in the areas of self-esteem, communication skills, decision-making and relationship skills.
Develop resources to assist students in learning educational survival skills including study skills and conflict resolution strategies.
Assist with Crisis Intervention Services.
Perform other duties as assigned.
This recruitment bulletin in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator or supervisor. Buffalo Public Schools reserves the right to update, revise or change this recruitment bulletin and related duties at any time without prior notice.
Appointment will be made by the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent following assessment of training, experience, certifications, credentials and evaluation of service. Personal interviews shall be scheduled where appropriate.
SALARY: Teacher's salary schedule.
FUND #: Pending Funding
FOR FILING: TBD
DR. KRINER CASH,
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
Apache Junction Unified School District
Classification: 196 day, Exempt
Job Title: Guidance Counselor
Location: Apache Junction High School
Reports To: Principal
Salary Range: Certified Schedule
Counsels students and provides group educational and guidance services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Collects, organizes, and analyzes information about students through records, tests, interviews, and professional sources, to appraise their interests, aptitudes, abilities, and personality characteristics for educational and vocational planning.
Compiles and studies occupational, educational, and economic information to aid students in making and carrying out vocational and educational objectives.
Refers students to placement service of information/ assistance.
Assists students to understand and overcome social and emotional problems.
Engages in research and follow-up activities to evaluate counseling techniques.
Provides teachers with skills that can assist them in teaching their classes and in dealing with the students.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; plus four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must have valid Arizona Guidance Counselor Certification.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Experience working with local government agencies. Good organizational skills and community relations skills.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general educational periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of employees, supervisors, students, parents, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts and apply basic mathematical functions. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch and occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
The employee frequently is required to move about the classroom or campus. The employee is occasionally required to sit.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties may require employee to be exposed to outside weather conditions including extreme heat or cold, wind and rain. High humidity and/or dusty conditions may also be present.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Apache Junction Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including sexual preference/identity) or disability in its employment practices.
Under the general supervision of the Principal, to provide students, parents, administrators, and other teaching staff with information on career and or educational opportunities; administer and interpret career assessment tools; and assist students in developing educational and occupational goals and plans.
Essential Performance Responsibilities
Assists students in evaluating students' aptitudes and abilities through the interpretation of individual standardized test scores and other pertinent data, and works with students in developing education and occupation plans consistent with such evaluation.
Assists students in making course and subject selections, as well as with evaluating career interests and choices.
Assists in the scheduling of classes.
Obtains and disseminates information regarding occupational opportunities to students and to classes studying occupations.
Assists students with admissions, scholarship and identifying employment opportunities.
Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff members to ascertain individual student's abilities and needs, including students with special needs, and to familiarize stakeholders with guidance services.
Researches educational and career opportunities, and coordinates with teachers, college and university personnel, resource specialists, and business and community organizations for the purpose of providing information, and making recommendations.
Assists with the registration and orientation students who are new to the school regarding procedures and educational opportunities.
Assists with the school district's dropout prevention efforts.
Serves as ready resource to students to provide counseling that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding, and maturity.
Plans and coordinates field trips to institutions of higher learning, businesses and other organizations related to guidance responsibilities.
Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research, and by maintaining professional relationships with members of institutions of higher learning and the business community.
Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and providing student information to prospective colleges and employers, as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
Assists in the orientation of new teachers, and provides in-service training in guidance.
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of pre/post high school program eligibility requirements.
Knowledge of college/university admissions processes, scholarship programs and other educational opportunities.
Knowledge of current developments in business and industry regarding career opportunities and employment.
Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
Ability to organize and coordinate work.
Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Works in standard office and school building environments.
Note: Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Job Duties for this position.
Current SC Certification/License in Guidance Counseling.
Motor Vehicle Operator's License and ability to provide own transportation.
- Masters Degree in Counseling with appropriate certification relative to assignment.
Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.
FLSA Status: Exempt
Position: High School Guidance Counselor
Work Site: Assigned School
Assist students to make positive choices about their futures and help them prepare educationally for those choices. Create the Master Class Schedule, review and maintain student records while counseling students to ensure progress to meet graduation requirements.
Master's Degree in School Counseling or related field
NMPED Counselor License (600)
Training in substance abuse identification, mediation techniques
Training on PowerScheduler
Training in 504 plans and Special Education (IDEA)
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
These statements are intended to describe the major purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.
Ensure that student progress is evaluated on a regular, systematic basis, and the findings are used to make testing procedures, test validity and curriculum delivery more effective
Facilitate the use of technology in the teaching-learning process
Encourage and support the development and implementation of computer-based testing, credit recovery systems and various instructional programs (i.e. IXL Math and Achieve 3000) using a data-driven model
Evaluate, select and aid the development of instructional and assessment materials to support student learning needs
Contribute to and lead district staff development planning
Use formal and informal feedback from others to maintain or create a positive climate
Ensure Counseling Department personnel supports positive climate on campuses
Demonstrate high expectations of students and staff
Support the district-wide goals and objectives for school and organizational climate
Encourage the involvement of teachers, parents and/or students in counseling processes when appropriate
Demonstrate skill in conflict resolution with administrators, parents, teachers and staff
Respond appropriately to situations that could impair or threaten the safety and well-being of students and staff
Assess and respond to needs related to job responsibilities
Contribute to the recommendation of sound policies directed toward program involvement
Design feasible projects for implementing innovations
Demonstrate appropriate use of student achievement data in interpreting, reporting and acting on results
Systematically monitor the effectiveness of instructional and assessment programs on all student subgroups
Work cooperatively with others in developing and supporting the district mission and articulating a vision for the school/district programs
Administration and Fiscal/Facilities Management
Meet with students prior to and during the registration process, inform the students of classes relative to course selection and assist the administration in the registration and scheduling process.
Collaborate with administration and create the master schedule using PowerScheduler.
Conduct follow-up meetings with students after the master schedule is developed to make any necessary changes in the students' schedules.
Conduct orientation meetings with all eighth grad school students to provide information regarding class offerings and registration procedures.
Provide individual counseling for students regarding scheduling upon request of the student or his/her parent/guardian.
Make recommendations to students regarding class selection that take into consideration the student's abilities, background and interests. The recommendations may be made by means of small group and/or individual meetings or other methods recommended by teachers.
Meet with students individually or in groups to discuss credits, courses and entrance exams required by colleges and technical schools.
Advise students regarding the accuracy and completeness of records and credits and perform periodic credit checks from grade 9-12 with an emphasis on senior year.
Provide written contact and telephone calls to parents/guardians for senior students who are deficient in their credit status.
Assist in IEP, 504 and SAT meetings.
Assist students with applications to colleges, vocational schools and/or employment.
Maintain class rankings and assist in the selection of the valedictorian and salutatorian.
Review results of the High School Graduation exam(s) and establish a plan for self-study on any part not completed.
Maintain cumulative academic records.
Assist new, transfer and foreign exchange students in enrollment, registration, class selection, grades in progress and transfer of credits. He/she shall conduct a screening of cumulative records and/or parent/guardian/student interviews of all students new to the school.
Coordinate the testing program and compile and disseminate test results to appropriate personnel, students and parents/guardians.
Be available for parent conferences in conjunction with the regular school-wide conference.
Professional Growth and Development
Develop professional skills appropriate to job assignments
Use information provided through formal and informal assessment data and a professional development plan to improve administrator performance
Participate in professional development and training programs
Actively seek and use evaluative feedback from peers, subordinates, and superordinates regarding performance
Perform duties in a professional, ethical and responsible manner as defined in Board of Education, Administrative and Public Education department guidelines/regulations
Physical Demands/Environmental Factors
Frequent district-wide and state-wide travel; prolonged and irregular hours; standing; sitting; walking; lifting; carrying up to 50 pounds; reading; researching; effective communication skills; word processing; driving a vehicle; must be able to work within various degrees of noise, temperature and air quality; work interruptions; flexibility; must be self-motivated and able to complete job assignment without direct supervision; must complete applications and assignments with the allotted timeframes.
Safety and Health
- Knowledge of universal hygiene plan;
- background check
Multimedia equipment, including current technology
Materials to include Federal Register, Policy Guidelines Manual, and all other irrelevant to job responsibilities
Motor vehicle, if necessary – valid driver's license
Completion of defensive driving course
Various degrees of noise, temperature and air quality
Completion of applications and assignments within the timeframes allowed
After hour work may be required
Extended work hours, on occasion
Term of Employment:
245 days or per yearly calendar / 7 hours per day (must be correlated with the salary schedules and current year's working calendar.
One to three year contract
NOTICE OF VACANCY
POSITION: Guidance Counselor
DISTRICT: Hollis-Brookline Cooperative School District
BUILDING: Hollis-Brookline High School
SALARY: Competitive Salary based on degree and experience
HBHS is seeking a qualified Guidance Counselor for the support of 9th -12th grade students. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: delivery of support services such as individual and group sessions, consultation with staff, parents and outside vendors, in-service training for other staff members; behavior management programs; other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree or higher; NH State Certification as School Counselor; Previous experience as a Director of School Counseling preferred but not required; Applicant must be able to pass a State and Federal Criminal Background check;
TO APPLY: Submit application, resume, letters of reference and other required documentation online by visiting the Human Resources page of our website: www.sau41.org.
All applicants must apply online.
Position will remain as Open Until Filled.
POSITION: Guidance Counselor
LOCATION: Nashua High South
REPORTS TO: Principal
SALARY RANGE: $43918 -$79,804
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be NH certified or eligible as a Guidance Counselor
A Guidance Counselor plans and implements a developmental guidance and counseling program relative to the student population being served. Provides guidance, counseling, coordination, consultation and referrals for services.
Guidance Counselors assist students with academic, emotional, social or behavioral problems, encouraging maximum growth and development; teach conflict resolution skills and aid students in acquiring an understanding and respect for individual freedoms and rights of self and others and an understanding of consequences for actions. This position collaborates with parents/guardians, teachers, support staff, administration and any local agencies which might be of assistance to the students. Provide career education activities for all students, including current, up-to-date career awareness and development materials.
Conduct regular classroom sessions and provide individual conferences for students experiencing academic difficulty. Interacts postitively, professionally, showing respect with students and parents, expects students to learn and not fail.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested Applicants should apply online at www.nashua.edu include a letter of interest, resume, official transcripts; graduate and undergraduate, three letters of recommendation, copy of NH certification or letter of eligibility
This notice should not be construed to imply that this is the exclusive list of job functions associated with this position.
The Nashua Board of Education reaffirms its position of compliance with applicable State and Federal laws of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information and age in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in the services, programs and activities of the Nashua School District.
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