Mar 25, 2021

School Counselor

  • TrulyHired
  • Wyoming, IA 52362, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Assists students in evaluating students' aptitudes and abilities through the interpretation of individual standardized test scores and other pertinent data, and works with students in developing education and occupation plans consistent with such evaluation. Assists students in making course and subject selections, as well as with evaluating career interests and choices. Assists in the scheduling of classes. Obtains and disseminates information regarding occupational opportunities to students and to classes studying occupations. Assists students with admissions, scholarship and identifying employment opportunities. Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff members to ascertain individual student's abilities and needs, including students with special needs, and to familiarize stakeholders with school counseling services. Researches educational and career opportunities, and coordinates with teachers, college and university personnel, resource specialists, and business and community organizations for the purpose of providing information, and making recommendations. Assists with the registration and orientation of students who are new to the school regarding procedures and educational opportunities. Assists with the school district's dropout prevention efforts. Serves as a ready resource for students to provide counseling that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding, and maturity. Plans and coordinates field trips to institutions of higher learning, businesses, and other organizations related to school counseling responsibilities. Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research, and by maintaining professional relationships with members of institutions of higher learning and the business community. Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and providing student information to prospective colleges and employers, as required by district procedures and applicable laws. Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents. Assists in four-year planning night, financial aid night, college-planning night, etc.Coordinates services with Work Place Learning Connection for internships, job-shadows, and Tools of the Trade dayAssists in collaborating with Kirkwood for Dual Enroll, Alternate Concurrent Courses, and Coordinating Council MeetingDemonstrates concern for and sensitivity to the needs of all regardless of their age, color, creed, national origin, race, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical attributes, physical or mental ability or disability, ancestry, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, or familial status.Works courteously and cooperatively with other staff members regardless of their age, color, creed, national origin, race, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical attributes, physical or mental ability or disability, ancestry, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, or familial status.Performs such other duties as are assigned by authorized representative of the Board of Education.
  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories: Student Services > Adjustment Counselor
Student Services > Psychologist
Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
Student Services > Social Worker
Equal Opportunity Employer
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Contact Information
  • Megan Frankfurt
  • 106 W Webster Street
  • Wyoming, Iowa 52362

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