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SUMMARY: Provides individual and group counseling to students to support management of emotions and interpersonal skills. Guides students in academic strategies, career exploration, and post-secondary options.Salary starting at $40,000ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. Other duties may be assigned.Provides individual support for students in academic planning, support, and goal setting.Delivers classroom lessons based on social emotional learning and school counseling standards.Supports Social Emotional Learning objectives by collaborating with service providers, teachers, administrators and families.Provides short term individual/group counseling and crisis intervention for individual students.Refers students and families to outside counseling resources for long-term counseling support.Collaborates with families, school staff, administration, and the community to support student success.Advocates for the academic and social emotional needs of students.Works to improve equitable access to achievement and opportunities for all students.Interprets post-high school opportunities and available information regarding career, college, military and lifestyle decisions.QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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: Masters Degree in counseling.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid Elementary or Secondary Teaching Certificate. M.S. Endorsement and school counselor certificate (075)LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business 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 managers, clients, customers, and the general public.MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to interpret data from student assessments.REASONING ABILITY: 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.OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents; skill in oral and written communication.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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.The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being of students.