School Counselor Job Description Sample
Before Or After School Counselor - Katy ISD School Sites
Position Summary: Assist with providing quality childcare in after-school and/or preschool sites by teaching values, ensuring safety and facilitating structured play and educational activities with the children, in accordance with state requirements and YMCA policy. Assist with providing a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on youth development, including the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, caring, and faith.
Essential Functions: 1. Implements curriculum within the established guidelines. 2.
Distribution of snacks to children during snack time. 3. Assists children with homework. 4. Facilitates both formal and informal play within the center and outdoors. 5.
Supervises children under the direction of the Site Lead. 6. Assists in creating daily/weekly lesson plans. 7. Collects data for daily reports and maintains program records. 8.
Assists Site Lead and counselor(s) with the set-up and breakdown of activity centers and cleaning of the program area. 9. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards. 10. Maintains positive relations with children, parents, school personnel, and other staff. 11.
Acts as a role model to the children by exemplifying the YMCA’s five core values. 12. Makes sound decisions in alignment with YMCA and state standards. 13. Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff trainings. 14. Assists the Site Lead where needed.
Requirements 99. High school diploma or general education degree (GED). 99.
At least 18 years of age. 99. CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention trainings. 99. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred. 99.
Ability to plan, organize, and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities 99. Previous experience with diverse populations. 99. Current record of tuberculosis examination and/or current local health department regulations, examinations, and/or immunization as required by the local or State Department of Health. Shifts Available (List Your availability): Monday - Friday: 6:30 - 8 am Monday - Friday 2:30 - 6:30 pm This job description is not all inclusive.
The YMCA of Greater Houston reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled.
Posting ID 81527933037
Job Category Child Care-Before/After School
Licensed School Counselor - Full Time
SASI offers competitive salaries and industry leading benefits including 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance plans. Employee health insurance premiums 100% paid for employee. 9% 401k match and fully vested after 1 year of service.
To provide counseling services to students, parents and their family, that provides each student with the opportunity to reach their highest potential, and is able to make positive choices in life.
- Possess a New Mexico Professional Counselor’s License w/ three (3) years prior experience.
- Strong verbal, written, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
- Knowledge of testing and evaluation (individual and group).
- Able to identify educational resources in support of students' needs/goals.
- Knowledge of State of New Mexico (Common Core) graduation requirements.
- Must have experience working with Native American students and be sensitive to their unique cultural differences.
- Must have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification and a Navajo Nation food handler’s permit.
- Bilingual (Dine’/English) preferred.
- Must be able to meet minimum physical requirements.
- Must have a valid driver’s license with an insurable driving record.
To apply please submit a cover letter and resume.
We offer competitive salaries and industry leading benefits including 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance plans.
SASI is an NPEA/Equal Opportunity Employer.
High School Counselor
Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory (SHC) is a Lasallian Vincentian Catholic, co-educational college preparatory secondary school located in the heart of San Francisco, California. We provide academically rigorous & vibrant learning informed by social justice and 21st century pedagogy. Our learning community is committed to cultivating each student’s abilities and passions, and to providing diverse opportunities for students to realize their potential through intellectual, artistic, athletic, social, and spiritual exploration. SHC is a San Francisco Archdiocesan High School that is cosponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers of the District of San Francisco and New Orleans and by the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul of the Province of the West.
This is a 5/5 (100% FTE) position.
Responsibilities and Duties
Model for students the characteristics of a Lasallian/Vincentian educator;
Support SHC’s mission, philosophy and ESLRs;
Facilitate student success, with a primary focus on the students’ academic development, while supporting healthy personal and social development as a high school student;
Facilitate the success of students with documented learning differences:
Develop students’ learning strategies and self-advocacy;
Collaborate with teachers, coaches/moderators, and parents/guardians on strategies for academic success;
Collaborate with teachers, counselors, parents/guardians, and external resource providers when students are referred for testing for learning differences, and help to arrange for learning diagnostics with off-campus specialists;
Promote positive and effective working relationships within the Counseling and Advising Department, and with SHC teachers, administrators, and parents/guardians.
Collaborate on the development and implementation of the SHC Counseling Curriculum:
Regularly meet each class of counselees in counseling groups as scheduled by the program to cover segments of the counseling curriculum
Establish and maintain groups for each class of counselees to communicate general information and answer questions within the school’s learning management system;
Conduct a minimum of one individual counseling session with each counselee per semester;
Meet with students and, as needed, their families and teachers, to facilitate student learning and ensure successful navigation of the SHC curriculum to:
meet SHC graduation requirements, including understanding prerequisites for honors and AP courses, wellness and co-curricular participation; and
access the highest level of post-secondary educational opportunity the student/family is interested in and capable of achieving;
Respond promptly to concerns noted by teachers, parents, or administrators about counselees in a timely fashion;
Monitor students’ grades and follow up with students, teachers, and parents to address deficiencies in a timely manner;
Document all contacts with students, parents, teachers, administrators, and other personnel in the school’s student information system;
Serve as the liaison between home and school to minimize disruption in course completion for counselees who are ill for significant periods of time;
Assist in the administration of standardized and extended time testing (which may include Saturdays);
Collaborate on occasional presentations outside the school schedule on relevant counseling issues.
Experience working with high school students in a college preparatory school;
Education and experience supporting students with learning disabilities;
Ability to work collaboratively to promote student learning.
Experience in a Catholic high school setting;
Experience as a school counselor.
The statements herein describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee assigned to this position and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and, skills required of personnel so assigned.
Certifications and/or Licensure
Pupil Personnel Services Credential (or equivalent)
Education and/or Experience:
Master’s Degree in School Counseling (or equivalent)
The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel as well as talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand and walk. The employee may lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
SHC is an equal opportunity employer
The Archdiocese of San Francisco will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation. The Archdiocese of San Francisco will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Licensed School Counselor (1099)
Licensed School Counselor - 1099 Subcontractor
Employee’s duties to include, but limited to:
This position is a 1099 Sub-contractor
- Provide individual and group services to meet the developmental, preventive, and remedial needs of students
- All planning of counseling activities involving students and staff
- Occasional communication with parents/guardians of students
- Review current IEP service goals, recommending modification, and generating IEP annual goals for succeeding years
- Maintain on-going written records in the form of session and monthly progress notes for available to appropriate APTS staff
- Use available technology resources to enhance the program
- Write reports for each assigned student according to APTS format and staff
- Write quarterly progress reports which include graphs for each student’s progress
- Maintain a professional presentation and demeanor at all times
- Adhere to ethical standards of the counseling profession, and abide by the laws, policies, and procedures that govern the school
- Other duties as assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Values working in a multicultural/diverse environment
- Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with a broad variety of people, including other team members and management
- Ability to work effectively within a team-oriented environment
- Computer experience and adequate keyboarding ability preferred
- Ability to provide visual and auditory supervision of students
- Maintains appropriate professional boundaries and confidentiality
- Demonstrates group leadership and organizational skills
- Regularly attends counseling sessions and meetings, and is punctual for counseling sessions and meetings and in a condition suitable for assuming responsibilities of the position
- Openness to feedback and supervision
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 walk; sit; use hand-to-finger, handle or feel objects, tool and student supplies; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; see, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, and occasionally to run. The employee must be able to provide physical crisis management. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds or more with or without assistance.
- An earned Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and Certification from an approved Counselor Education program
- Must possess a current Professional License in School Counseling, School Psychology, Social Work or Professional Counseling
- Must hold current Liability Insurance
Director of Educational Services
After School Counselor
Primary Job responsibilities:
Maintains supplies and equipment used for program
Actively supervise the children closely to be able to “see” and “hear”
Must have 6 months experience working with children
Job requirements: Recent Tuberculosis Test completed and Physical
Be able to pass Background Check and Drug Screen
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Moves And Grooves, Inc. - After School Counselor
Position Purpose To assist Moves and Grooves in providing an educational
, safe, fun, and exciting environment for at-risk children to learn, grow, and to discover “Where The Sky Is The Limit”. # Job Functions
Job Function Assist children with their homework and reading
/math tutorial activities.
Job Function Participate in conducting general activities
, Indoors and outdoors (painting, games, dancing, music, etc.). ## Job Function Cooperation with the entire staff in working together for the welfare of the children and staff.
Job Function Assist in creating new and exciting activities for the children in the program
Job Function You will be responsible for reporting any altercations
(fighting, foul language, etc). ## Job Function To be a positive example while interacting with the children, at all times. # POSTING TEXT ## Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Know how to have fun, Creative, Hard Working, and Dedicated! ## Experience We prefer applicants that have worked with children before, but not required.
Education Must be enrolled as a current student at Belmont University
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions Walking
, lifting (up to 30lbs), standing, running after children.
Additional Information This is an off
-campus community service position. Only students who have Federal Work-Study through Student Financial Services are eligible to apply.
This is an off-campus position and applicants MUST have Federal Work Study and reliable means of transportation. Location: 5252 Hickory Hollow Pkwy Antioch, TN 37013 ## Special instructions to applicants All students are required to read and agree to the BU Student Employment Policy prior to submitting an application. All Federal Work-Study students should also read and agree to the program rules and regulations
Position Title:* Moves and Grooves, Inc. - After School Counselor
Posting date:* 01/17/2018 Closing date: 04/01/2018 Internal Job Category: Student Employment
After School Counselor
Overview The After School Counselor is responsible to supervise a group of students, along with a Program Attendant, during activities, teach literacy and other classes in the areas of arts, STEM and recreation, maintain daily attendance records, incident reports and progress reports, provide discipline and structure for students in the group, comply with all safety policies and procedures, communicate with the After School Coordinator daily regarding any issues related to students, parents or staff. Responsibilities
Supervise students, assuring their safety and engagement in activities.
Maintain attendance, incident reports and behavioral and academic records for students in the grouup.
Teach literacy, STEM, arts and recreation classes based on curriculum outlines provided or developed with the After School Coordinator.
Implement the discipline policies and procedures in a timely manner.
Comply with safety and security procedures, including drills and safety checks.
Communicate with students, staff, parents/guardians in a respectful manner.
Properly use supplies and equipment, communicating needs of repairs and supplies as needed.
Participate in developing assets in children, including participating in regular staff training.
Other duties as assigned. Qualifications
TB test or chest x-ray with insignificant results.
Physical clearing employee to work.
Fingerprinting and background check.
Must provide three (3) references.
18 years of age; some college coursework completed (2 years preferred).
Minimum one (1) year prior experience working with children of varied ages and abilities, including special needs.
Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
Exercise mature judgement and sound decision making.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Keeps calm in emergency or confrontation situations.
Adhere to and ensure adherence to all The Salvation Army Kroc Corps Community Center policies and procedures as stated in manuals and all subsequent trainings and meetings.
Supervise youth and present positive role modeling through all transactions with program participants.
Maintain all supplies, equipment and materials; inform the After School Coordinator when new/additional supplies are needed.
Ability to keep confidences, loyalties and practice professionalism.
Be reliable and dependable.
Role model dignity and respect for others at all times. Actively participate, while encouraging children, in programs and activities.
Work a flexible schedule to meet program staffing/planning needs.
Learn, follow and enforce all Salvation Army Kroc policies and regulations. Job ID2016-2825 CategoryEducation, Training, and Library Occupations TypeRegular Part-Time
High School Counselor
Counsel students to fully develop each student s academic, career, personal, and social abilities and address the needs of special population students.
Education/Certification: Master s degree in school counseling Valid Texas teaching certificate Special Knowledge/
Knowledge of counseling procedures, and career development Ability to instruct and manage student behavior Ability to present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations to students, parents, and district staff Ability to work well and in a positive manner with staff, students, and public Ability to assist students in developing graduation plans Ability to use computer software to develop spreadsheets, databases, and do word processing Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Experience: Demonstrated competency in counseling; 2-3 years prior counseling in asecondary school settingpreferred. Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Plan and conduct structured group lessons to deliver approved guidance curriculum effectively and in accordance with students developmental needs. Collaborate with teachers who teach guidance-related curriculum. Guide individual students, groups of students, and parents to plan, monitor, and manage the student s own educational and career development including creating and reviewing personal graduation plans and providing information about post-secondary opportunities.
Assist students in establishing personal graduation plans for assigned campuses. Provide academic, career and post-secondary counseling; reviews and evaluates student transcripts for four-year planning; advisement to students regarding class selections, schedules, transition, promotion and graduation guidelines. Use accepted theories and effective techniques of developmental guidance to counsel individual students, small groups of students, and parents to plan, monitor, and manage a student s own personal and social development.
Provide preventive, remedial, and crisis counseling as needed. Coordinate school, home, and community resources and refer students, parents, and others to special programs and services as needed. Work collaboratively to advocate for individual students and specific groups of students.
Interpret standardized test results and assessment data to guide students in individual goal setting and planning. Plan, implement, evaluate, and promote continuous improvement of a balanced comprehensive developmental guidance and counseling program that includes guidance curriculum, responsive services, individual planning, and system support components. Ensure that school rules are uniformly applied and that student discipline is appropriate and equitable in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and the Student Handbook.
Advocate for a school environment that acknowledges and respects diversity. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and board policy.
Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations Adhere to legal, ethical, and professional standards for school counselors including current professional standards of competence and practice. Attend and participate in faculty meetings, staff development and serve on staff committees as required. The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.
Assist with scholarship, college forms, and FASFA. Provide academic, career and post-secondary counseling: reviews and evaluates student transcripts
The Albany Charter School Network works with our family of Charter Schools in the City of Albany, NY. Together with our member Schools, we help to recruit people who want to contribute to the futures of the scholars in our community and their success in our classrooms.
Currently, we are recruiting for School Guidance Counselors. In this role you will work collaboratively with instructional staff and leadership to cultivate a high-quality education for each and every student. You will participate in both horizontal and vertical planning to ensure every student’s academic needs are met.
You will develop strategies to support students academic achievement and personal / social development so that students may engage in challenge and growth. Requirements The appropriate candidate for this position will have two years of school counseling experience This position requires a Masters Degree and valid NYS School Counselor certification. Candidates should have solid behavior management techniques and have an understanding of student needs in an urban Charter School environment.
Benefits Our schools offer very competitive benefits packages and salaries comparable to those offered by local districts. Salary treatment, health benefits and retirement plans are individual to each School and will be discussed with you as a part of the interview process. Additionally, professional development is an integral part of our growth model and plays a major role in the progress of our teachers. Please see our website at www.albanynetwork.org to learn more about the Schools we work with and our Network.
The counselor will provide school counseling services at assigned schools in accordance with contract specifics and company policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Individual, small group and classroom guidance (when appropriate) counseling with students, with signed parental consent. Counseling may focus on academic, emotional, behavioral, or developmental issues to promote enhanced school functioning. Consult with parents, classroom teachers, school principal and other school personnel to maximize effectiveness of services, as appropriate.
When requested and appropriate to a specific contract, perform learning assessments to examine the learning styles, strengths, and weaknesses of a student to give school personnel and parents more information about a child’s academic performance and to ascertain the need for further referral.Serve as a resource consultant to parents and school personnel in locating services within the community to help meet the needs of individual students or families.
Participate in supervision on regular basis with the Program Supervisor.
Complete all required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.
Keep abreast of current changes and trends in the field of school counseling.
Counselors will provide learning assessments to establish achievement, visual-motor and cognitive abilities. Counselors will then interpret and share the results with parents and appropriate school personnel.Be knowledgeable concerning all rules and procedures as established by the Company Counseling Policy and Procedure Manual, the funding source, and the individual school.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Requires a master's degree and state certifications as required by contract. PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:
Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs. Most programs are in school settings. Posting Title (For the Portals): School Counselor Full-Time / Part-Time:
Full-Time Regular / Temporary: Regular External Company Name: Catapult Learning, LLC External Company URL: http://www.catapultlearning.com/
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