School Counselor - Long Term Substitute

SAU 16
Exeter, NH, US
Apr 08, 2021
  • Position Type:
    Student Support Services/Guidance Counselor

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Exeter High School

  • School Counselor - Long Term Substitute Start date January 25, 2020

    Under the general supervision of the Director of School Counseling, school counselors provide services to students aimed at promoting the highest level of student achievement through growth in the domains of academic, social/emotional and career development.

    Essential Performance Responsibilities
    • Collaborates with other district school counselors for the purpose of developing, reviewing, assessing and maintaining the developmental Comprehensive School Counseling Program.
    • Provides individual and small group counseling for the purpose of meeting and supporting individual student needs.
    • Coordinates and delivers a developmental, preventative, and responsive core curriculum to support academic, social/emotional and career development for all students.
    • Develops and provides activities and programs for college and career awareness, exploration and preparation for students and their families.
    • Identifies and develops activities and programs for the purpose of meeting the needs of the students.
    • Collects, interprets and analyzes student related data and uses data for program development, individual student planning and career development.
    • Implements developmentally appropriate prevention programs and activities to meet students' needs and to support school and district goals.
    • Provides information, resources, referrals and consultation to teachers, families and community agencies and organizations.
    • Collaborates with other educators, administrators, family members and community agencies to assist students with educational planning to ensure students' academic success.
    • Develops, coordinates and implements programs and activities to enhance students' successful transition from school to school and/or other related programs.
    • Provides information, feedback and recommendations to staff, parents, and/or students for classroom placement, course selection and/or the meeting of graduation requirements.
    • Participates in school and district committees and initiatives to provide system support.
    • Coordinates all counseling services for students and assists with the coordination and implementation of student services in the school.
    • Uses the majority of time providing direct services through the School Counseling Curriculum, Individual Student Planning and Preventative and Responsive Services and most remaining time in program management, system support, and accountability.
    • Implements an effective referral and follow-up process as needed.
    • Adheres to laws, policies, procedures to and ethical standards of the school counseling profession.

    Additional Duties
    Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
    Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Knowledge of pre/post high school program eligibility requirements.
    • Knowledge of college/university admissions processes, scholarship programs and other educational opportunities.
    • Knowledge of current developments in business and industry regarding career opportunities and employment.
    • Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
    • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
    • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
    • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
    • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
    • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work

    Qualifications Profile
    • NH State Certification as a School Counselor (#0040).
    • Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.

    • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
    • Masters Degree preferred.

    Successful prior counseling experience, preferrably at the high school level.

    Application Procedure
    • Please apply online
    • Applications will be considered only when a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, license and transcripts have been attached to your online application.
    • Candidates are encouraged to review the working conditions, wages and benefits in the collective bargaining agreement.
      • Please see the ERCSD Teacher Agreement 2017-2021

    Posted vacancies in SAU 16 have been approved by the School Board.

    It is the policy of SAU 16 not to discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, color, homelessness, sexual orientation, age, or disability in its education programs, services, activities or employment practices.

    Selection Procedure
    All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in a thorough interview process.

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