SCHOOL COUNSELOR, Continental School District # 39


Position:
SCHOOL COUNSELOR

Type:
Public


Location:
Rural


Job ID:
108175

County:
Pima


Posted:
March 28, 2022




Contact Information:
Continental School District # 39
1991 E Whitehouse Canyon Rd.
Green Valley, AZ 85614
District Website

Contact:
Cristina Alonso
Phone: (520) 625-4581
Fax: (520) 399-2081
District Email


Job Description:

GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The school counselor's primary role is working with students. In addition, the counselor serves as a consultant, resource person, guidance specialist, researcher and educator. These roles support the function of counseling of students and allow the counselor to serve as the students' advocate. Develops and implements a curriculum program consistent with district educational goals and objectives.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Essential functions, as defined under the American with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is illustrative only, and is not a complete listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this job class.

 

COUNSELING STUDENTS

·         Assist the student in understanding and accepting himself/herself as an individual and enabling the student to express an awareness of his/her feelings, values and needs.

·         Assist the pupil in the development of the ability to cope with and solve problems competently.

 

CONSULTATION

·         Clarify guidance and counseling services available through the school.

·         Resource person on the growth and development of students.

·         Assist parents and staff in developing realistic perceptions of their children's aptitudes, abilities, interests, attitudes and development in terms of educational and occupational planning, school progress and social progress.

·         Share appropriate information with staff members, noting the need for confidentially.

·         Identify pupils with special needs and make appropriate referrals.

·         Participate in staff meetings and case conferences.

·         Assist teachers in gathering materials and planning activities for classroom guidance.

·         Serves as 504 Coordinator

·         Serves on PBIS & Child Support committees

·         Serves on Child Study Team committee

 

GUIDANCE

·         Primary responsibility in the area of student guidance.

·         Head a guidance activity with a classroom.

·         Head a guidance activity with a small group of students.

·         Work with individual students in the area of guidance.

·         Articulation of services available between middle and high school.

·         Assist in assessment of potential aptitude and interpretation of achievement instruments.

 

 

EVALUATION

·         Evaluate school guidance program, using data retrieved from survey.

·         May monitor the activities of a teacher assistant and volunteers.

·         Orders supplies and instructional materials.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position will supervise students.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING OR EXPERIENCE

·         Valid Arizona Guidance Counselor Certificate Pre K-8.

·         Valid Arizona Teaching Certificate

·         Willingness to assist with co-curricular and/or extra-curricular activities.

 

PREFERRED REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING OR EXPERIENCE

·         Master's degree in Guidance and Counseling.

·         Prior teaching experience.

·         Prior experience as a high school counselor.

 



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