School Counselor

Location
Winston-Salem, NC, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Ref
351514
Job Title
School Counselor

District Name
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Site/Department Name
Kernersville Elementary
512 W Mountain Street, Kernersville, North Carolina, 27284

Posted on
Jun 11, 2021,12:01 AM EST

Expiration Date
Jun 17, 2021,11:59 PM EST

Job Description

School Counselor

FUNCTIONAL PURPOSE

The purpose of this position is to promote student success, provide preventive services, and respond to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic, career and personal/social development of all students.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Develops and maintains a written plan for effective delivery of the school counseling program based on the NC Comprehensive School Counseling Standard Course of Study and current individual school data.

• Implements developmentally appropriate and prevention-oriented group activities to meet student needs and school goals.

• Assists all students, individually or in groups, with developing academic, career and personal/social skills, goals, and plans.

• Accurately and appropriately interprets and utilizes student data and assessment procedures for determining and structuring individual and group counseling.

• Collaborates with parents/guardians and educators to assist students with educational and career planning.

• Provides individual and group counseling to students with identified concerns and needs.

• Implements an effective referral and follow-up process.

• Monitors student academic performance, behavior and attendance and assists with appropriate interventions.

• Uses available technology resources to enhance the school counseling program.

• Adheres to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the school counseling profession.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

• Knowledge of NC Comprehensive School Counseling Guidelines.

• Knowledge of standards on professional identity of school counseling, cultural diversity, human growth and development, and career development.

• Knowledge of laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the school counseling profession.

• Ability to exercise good judgement in appraising situations and making recommendations for actions to be taken.

• Ability to secure the cooperation of students/parents, obtain needed information, and provide needed services for them.

• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, families, public agencies, school officials and staff.

• Ability to deal sensitively, confidentially, and tactfully with school personnel, families, and members of all socio-economic groups.

• Skill in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams Meeting, as well as Google Drive.

Job Qualification

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

• Minimum: Master's Degree in School Counseling

• Desirable: Master's Degree in School Counseling and three years related work experience.

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

Valid NC Teaching License as a School Counselor

When applying, please make sure to include all prior experience in your TeacherMatch Personal Portfolio(Application).

Please provide at least two references. One must be the current or most recent supervisor and the other a previous supervisor.

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