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We are looking for a professional School Counselor to help students prepare for academic achievement, ensure career readiness and develop personal or social competencies through a comprehensive, preventive and developmental counseling program. The goal is to ensure that students will become productive and well-adjusted adults.
A school counselor's day-to-day responsibilities can vary, but typically include:
Guiding students: The counselor meets with individual students or groups to provide guidance and support related to academic, personal, and social issues. They listen to students' concerns and help them develop strategies to overcome challenges.
Counseling sessions: The counselor conducts one-on-one counseling sessions with students to address various issues, such as mental health, stress, anxiety, family problems, or academic difficulties. They provide a safe and confidential space for students to express themselves.
Helping with academic planning: They assist students in developing academic goals and creating schedules to ensure they are on track to meet graduation requirements. They can also provide guidance on course selection, college admissions, and career exploration.
Conducting assessments: The counselor administers assessments, such as career interest inventories or academic aptitude tests, to help students identify their strengths, interests, and potential career paths.
Collaborating with teachers and parents: The counselor works closely with teachers and parents to address students' academic and personal needs. They attend meetings and provide input on students' progress or behavior.
Crisis intervention: In times of crisis, such as a student experiencing a mental health emergency or a traumatic event within the school community, the counselor may coordinate crisis response efforts, provide immediate support, and refer students to appropriate resources.
Facilitating workshops or programs: The counselor may lead workshops or programs on topics like stress management, study skills, bullying prevention, self-esteem building, or substance abuse prevention.
Collaborating with other professionals: They work in collaboration with other school staff, including psychologists, social workers, special education teachers, and administrators, to ensure students receive comprehensive support.
Record keeping and documentation: The counselor keeps records of student appointments and services provided, and maintains confidentiality in accordance with school policies and legal requirements.
Professional development: The counselor participates in ongoing professional development to stay updated on counseling techniques, educational trends, and legal regulations pertaining to counseling in schools.
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Certified Support Staff/School Counselor
South Middle School
MIDDLE SCHOOL COUNSELOR - SALINA SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL
REPORTS TO: Building Principal
QUALIFICATIONS: Masters Degree; Valid Kansas School Specialist License as a School Counselor.
SALARY: Per the Negotiated Agreement. Base Sal...
Position Type:High School Teaching...Date Posted:12/5/2022
Location:Claremore High SchoolGuidance Counselor
Position PurposeUnder the general supervision of the Principal, to assist students, teaching staff, and the school through meeting the diverse needs of students each day. Works to provide students pathways and options to achieve their goals.
Essential Functions• Advises and cou...
Under general supervision of the Vice President/Dean, the Guidance Counselor establishes a program which includes but is not limited to:• College advisement, course registration, general counseling, as well as assistance with other responsibilities, including:• Assisting with state, national, and college entrance testing requirements, and state-mandated reporting, and referrals to other... ag...
POSITION TITLE:Guidance Counselor Grades 9-12FLSA: Exempt ProfessionalREPORTS TO: Principal...
QUALIFICATIONS:• Teaching experience preferred.• School Counseling experience preferred.• Demonstrated success in mediation & relationship building.• Knowledge of Missouri’s Model Guidance Program.
Jefferson City High School is accepting applications for a full-time school counselor...
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