Summer School Counselor- 21SummerCounselor

Location
Kent, WA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 12, 2021
Ref
10390
Job Type
Summer
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position is open to current Kent School District employees only.

ASSIGNMENT: The purpose of this position is to provide academic and personal guidance to all
assigned students. Responsibilities will be to provide educational, vocational, and personal counseling
to students through group guidance and individual counseling activities.

SCHEDULE: This position will be from 9:45am until 5:15pm Monday through Friday. Wednesdays will be remote
only. This position starts July 1st and ends July 30th, with July 2nd and 5th off for the holiday.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Master's degree in guidance and counseling or related field; or any equivalent
combination of education, experience, and training that would provide the desired
knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the work and to meet certification
requirements.
2. Valid Washington State certificate as a school counselor, ESA endorsement required and
must be on file prior to beginning work.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. ELL endorsement.
2. Knowledge of guidance and counseling principles, practices, and techniques.
3. Knowledge of the concerns, problems, and issues important to students.
4. Knowledge of rules, regulations, and polices pertaining to the counseling of students.
5. Ability to communicate effectively and maintain confidentiality.
6. Ability to analyze and synthesize data.
7. Ability to produce accurate records and reports.
8. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents,
other employees, and others as needed.
9. Ability to exhibit multicultural and ethnic understanding and sensitivity with the ability to
communicate effectively with all cultural groups in the school community.
10. Experience working with secondary students.
11. Experience working with a diverse student population and the specific school
demographics
12. Desired characteristics are: flexibility; ability to organize ideas, time and materials to
accomplish goals; enthusiasm; ability to express ideas clearly and understand concepts
being discussed; ability to learn new ideas and skills; ability and willingness to develop
favorable relationships with students, parents, and staff; and willingness to model
behavior deemed appropriate by the school district and the community.

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