The counselor provides activities to meet the needs of students, consult with teachers, staff, and parents to enhance their effectiveness in helping students and provides support to other educational programs. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Masters degree in school counseling or a related master's degree, and an Arizona Counseling Certificate and fingerprint clearance card required. PREFERRED
Three years of experience as a teacher and three years of experience as a school counselor are preferred. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS THE LIST OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS IS NOT EXHAUSTIVE AND MAY BE SUPPLEMENTED.
- Assesses and counsels students based on observations, conversations and test results
- Counsel small groups and individual students with problems. Conduct structured, goal-oriented counseling sessions to meet the identified needs of individuals or groups of students
- Consult with teachers, staff, and parents regarding meeting the developmental needs of students. Participate in staffing and child studies. Conduct in-service programs for faculty, parents, and community members. Conduct and facilitate conferences with teachers, students, and parents. Assist families with school-related problems
- Refer students with severe problems to appropriate community agencies in consultation with their parents. Consult and coordinate with in-district and community agencies, such as school psychologists, nurses, administrators, social service agencies, law enforcement, etc.
- Coordinate, conduct or participate in activities that contribute to the effective operation of the school. Act as an ADVOCATE for ALL students
- Implement the Comprehensive Competency-Based Guidance (CCBG)/American School Counselor Association National Model curriculum. Conduct guidance learning activities (lessons) in the classroom. Consult with and/or be a resource person for teachers to facilitate the infusion of the guidance competencies into the regular educational curricula
- Guide and counsel groups and individual students through the development of educational and career plans. Provide orientation activities for students new to the school. Participate in orientation programs for parents and students. Assist students in the transition from school to school, level to level. Inform students and parents of test results and their implications for educational planning
- Provide resources and information to assist in career awareness and career exploration activities and help students take appropriate steps toward implementing their educational and career plans
- Assist students in the evaluation of their grade level requirements and in creating their four-year plans and career folders
- Administer formal and informal evaluation measures as needed. Participate with the administration and faculty as a team member in the implementation of the district testing programs
- Evaluate and revise the building guidance program. Conduct needs data assessments to determine the competencies to be addressed for each grade level
- Teach the CCBG competencies as a team using integrated thematic instruction methods.
- Visit students and parents in their home to discuss school-related issues as needed.
- Use data to plan, implement and assess counseling program
- Submit all necessary paperwork and data collection results to the school administrator
- Other duties as assigned
Communicating. Reading. Performs functions from written and oral instructions and from observing/listening to others. Evaluates written materials. PHYSICAL TASKS
Work involves the performance of duties where physical exertion is not normally required to perform all aspects of the job. Assistance is available as required to perform physically demanding tasks. Work involves sitting for extended periods of time, requires moving from one location to another, reaching, stooping, bending, and holding and grasping objects. Visual weakness must not prohibit the performance of assigned duties. Verbal communicative ability may be required of public contact positions. WORKING CONDITIONS
Indoor. Office environment. May include a playground environment - all weather conditions and temperatures. Contact with the public, employees, children, and parents. SUPERVISION:
Employee reports to Building Administrator. FUNDING
Title I ADDITIONAL BENEFITS
The Baboquivari Unified School District is an Equal Opportunity/Voluntary Affirmative Action Employer.
- New Teacher Induction Program
- Differentiated Professional Development
- Commuter Bus
- Affordable Teacher Housing
- Employee Medical Insurance
The Baboquivari Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.
Additional information on the District's "Non-Discrimination Policy" can be view online at:https://drive.google.com/file/ d/1Mvr1O8G_Vy78ObFNRvdB_BoN2- beile_/view
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Job Category: Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor Contact Information
- Darolyn Mease, HR Specialist
- Highway 86, Milepost 115.5
- PO Box 248
- Sells, Arizona 85634
- Phone: (520) 719-1200
- Fax: (520) 383-5441
- Email: click here