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Teacher - School Counselor

Employer
Duval County Public Schools
Location
Jacksonville, FL, US
Salary
$45,891.00 - $74,491.00 / Per Year
Closing date
Aug 14, 2021

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Job Category
Teaching, English / Reading / Language Arts Teacher, Support Staff, School Guidance Counselor
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Job Summary

Provides counseling services for students by designing and implementing a multi-layered, comprehensive, and accountable guidance program in which equity, access, and academic success for all students is the focus. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved. Strives to implement, by instruction and action, the District's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.

Essential Functions:

1. Designs and implements a data-driven, comprehensive guidance program to meet the academic, career, and social/personal needs of students at the school as outlined in the District School Counseling Plan. Supervises the maintenance and procedures regarding student records.

2. Conducts classroom guidance activities focused on academic, career, and social emotional learning.

3. Monitors each student's State Assessment requirements and course requirements for promotion and/or graduation.

4. Implements, in conjunction with teachers and staff, the district career program to provide for students information on curriculum and specific programs; postsecondary opportunities; scholarships and financial aid; and career opportunities.

5. Makes student referrals to school and community agencies and provides regular and appropriate feedback to teachers.

6. Offers developmental and preventive individual and group counseling for all students.

7. Conducts planned articulation and orientation program for feeder schools.

8. Serves as a resource person for school staff on guidance-related activities and techniques.

9. Coordinates district/community counseling services conducted in the school, including the services of the student services team that serves the school.

10. Provides students, parents, and teachers with appropriate and necessary support, consultative services, and training.

11. Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Master's degree in School Counseling and Guidance from an accredited college or university.

Experience: None required. Salary is based on verified years of teaching experience.

Certifications & Licenses: Must be eligible for Florida Department of Education Specialization Requirements for Certification in Guidance and Counseling.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of Florida Statutes governing promotion, graduation, state assessment program, compulsory school attendance, credits, Florida Virtual School, and home school
  • Knowledge of the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Exceptional Student Education services eligibility requirements
  • Knowledge of Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Knowledge of subject content
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software skills
  • Ability to plan and implement a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students
  • Ability to devote additional hours beyond the workday for grading papers and preparation of lesson plans
  • Ability to manage students
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks


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Primary Location:
SABAL PALM ELEMENTARY
Salary Range:
$45,891.00 - $74,491.00 / Per Year
Shift Type:
Full-Time

Company

Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville, Florida is the 22nd largest school district in the nation and the sixth largest school district in Florida. The district is committed to ensuring that students are prepared for success in college or a career, and life. In addition, the district will make sure its mission of providing educational excellence is reflected in every school, in every classroom, for every student, every day.

 

DCPS currently serves approximately 128,000 students in grades Pre K-12 and operates 163 schools. In addition to its traditional, comprehensive schools, DCPS is known for its diverse magnet schools and themes and nationally recognized high school programs that include rich acceleration and vocational programing.

DCPS offers a competitive salary schedule and generous supplements for select hard to staff subject areas. Our starting teacher salary is the highest in the Northeast Florida region! Annual teacher salaries range from $39,500 –$73,000 based on degree and experience.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
9043902505
Location
1701 Prudential Drive
JACKSONVILLE
FL
32207
US
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