Counselor - Middle

    dcsdk12
    Castle rock, CO
    Full-time

    Job Description

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    Job Posting Title:Counselor - Middle

    Job Description:Designs and implements a school guidance curriculum; provides individual student planning, responsive services, and systems support. Works as a team member with school staff, parents and the community to create a caring, supportive climate and atmosphere whereby students can achieve academic success. Understanding of unique and diverse challenges, both personally and developmentally that impact academic achievement of secondary school students is essential. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community and school clientele.

    Position Specific Information (if Applicable):

    Responsibilities:

    --- Document health related services in designated Medicaid documentation system for the DCSD School Medicaid Reimbursement Program as assigned.

    --- Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

    --- Counsel students to encourage and support academic achievement through classroom lessons, small groups and individual sessions. Counsel students regarding educational issues such as course and program selection, school adjustment, truancy, study habits and career planning.

    --- Maintain community partnerships to support students and their families.

    --- Encourage two-way communication to enhance and promote the school counseling program.

    --- Provide information to students and parents regarding academic progress, counseling programs, community resources, etc.

    --- Participate in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.

    --- Use available technology resources to enhance the school counseling practice and program.

    --- Work collaboratively within the school environment and with appropriate stakeholders to advance the goals of the Counseling Program.

    --- Align the counseling program to school goals (School Improvement Plan).

    --- Assist in coordinating district, state, and/or secondary testing programs.

    --- Manage a counseling program in order to support academic achievement, career planning, and personal/social development.

    --- Counsel individuals to help them understand and overcome personal, social or behavioral problems affecting their educational situation. Refer and connect students to appropriate resources to enhance learning and personal development.

    --- Use assessment data to measure student learning and academic growth and analyze results in planning counseling decisions.

    --- Demonstrate age-appropriate counseling practices that meet academic, career, and personal/social needs.

    --- Support students in the successful transition from each grade level into the next phase.

    Certifications:Special Service Provider License - School Counseling - Colorado Department of Education

    Education:Master's Degree: Counseling

    Position Type:Regular

    Primary Location:SIERRA MIDDLE SCHOOL

    One Year Only (Yes or No):No

    Scheduled Hours Per Week:40

    FTE:1

    Approx Scheduled Days Per Year:

    (260 days indicatesa year-round position. Time off [or Off-Track Days] are thengranted based on the position. Any exceptions to the normal off-track time will be noted in the Additional Position Details section above, as scheduled work days.)

    190 Work Days

    Minimum Hire Rate:

    (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part-time salaries will be prorated)

    $39,000.00 USD Annual

    Maximum Hire Rate:

    (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part-time salaries will be prorated)

    $57,500.00 USD Annual

    Full Salary Range:

    (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)

    $39,000.00 USD - $76,000.00 USD Annual

    Closing Date (Ongoingif No Date Specified):

    Please note that the posting will be closed as of 12:01 am on the day specified (if applicable).

    Posting ID: 556644574Posted: 2020-05-21

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