Sep 09, 2023

2023-24 Elementary School Counselor- Split Between Maricopa Elementary School & Saddleback Elementary

  • TrulyHired
  • Maricopa, AZ, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Elementary Counselor

COMPENSATION: Salary based on Board Approved Certified Compensation Plan


REPORTS TO: School Principal

The Elementary Counselor will be responsible for providing services related to the
delivery of mental health care to assigned clients at the designated school location and
will provide consultation services to the school staff to support the overall mental health
goals of the school.


Provides direct mental health services, individual/group counseling services, and crisis intervention to assigned students Maintains regular contact with the parent/guardian of each student (if appropriate) Furnishes required reports to CPS, legal system and other involved agencies, as
Participate on the District Crisis Team Classroom presentations Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings Provides consultation for school staff regarding mental health issues of clients (as
Conducts group counseling as necessary Participates in the collection of mental health information and student outcomes data to
be used for monitoring the overall performance and effectiveness of services provided.
Provides complete and timely documentation to support services rendered Maintains 70% direct service requirement Other duties as assigned

Must possess a strong knowledge of the common diagnoses and treatments for school-aged
children and possess the skills necessary to facilitate positive change in a school
Knowledge of FERPA, HIPPA and special education Knowledge of brief therapy theories and interventions based off the strengths perspective

1. Required - A Master's degree from an accredited University or College in the field of Psychology,
Social Work, Counseling Education or Human Services field.
2. Preferred - Licensed in the State of Arizona to provide mental health services (LPC, LSW,
LCSW, etc.), preferred

(Perspective employee must have the following clearances before servicing students.)
Required - Valid Arizona Department of Public Safety IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

Valid Arizona Driver's License

Travel is required to the schools
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to deal effectively with students, staff and outside agencies.


The Maricopa Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age or sexual orientation in admission and access to its programs, services, activities, or in any aspect of their operations and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The Maricopa Unified School District also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. The following employees have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator

Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources:

Address: 44150 W. Maricopa/Casa Grande Highway Maricopa, AZ 85138

Telephone Number: 520-568-5100

Email:[email protected]

Section 504/ADA Coordinator

Director of Exceptional Student Services

Address: 44150 W. Maricopa/Casa Grande Highway Maricopa, AZ 85138

Telephone Number: 520-568-5100

Email:[email protected]

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