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Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) serves nearly 36,000 students preschool to 12th grade in 63 school communities, across a 90-square-mile district in Southwest Ohio. Cincinnati Public Schools is the best-performing large urban district in Ohio and ranks among the top 2 percent of Ohio districts for students' learning and growth and offers families high-quality school choices and academic programs.
The district's innovative approach to education, its investment in effective and caring educators and employees, and vast array of collaborative partnerships have accelerated school performance to the highest level in decades - ensuring that students in preschool to 12th grade thrive and graduate prepared for successful lives in the 21st century.
Cincinnati Public is looking for creative, innovative, passionate, problem-solvers to join our team. We seek to have a positive impact on our children and families every day and are looking for staff members who want to not only do an excellent job with their career field but also serve as a role model for the children in CPS. We invite you to become a member of our CPS work family. School Guidance Counselor
This posting is only to those not currently teaching for CPS who want to be considered for a school counseling position for 2023-24 with Cincinnati Public Schools.
Following the posting, the team will review applications and invite those they select to an interview.
The team will decide, based on the interviews, who is in the pool. ONLY those who are selected from the pool will be eligible for counselor vacancies.
Lead Counselor Specialist
Provide services to students, parents, school staff and the community. School counselors address the developmental needs of all students through a comprehensive school counseling program addressing the academic, career and personal/social development of all students.
MAJOR DUTIES AND
- Monitors and evaluates student progress: interprets Standardized test scores, transcripts, assesses student credits and credit granting standards.
- Coordinates individual and group counseling with students, parents and teaching staff in a collaborative manner.
- Coordinates, develops and implements appropriate counseling services for the specific school population, i.e., student records, parent conferences, resource coordination, consultative services, information dissemination, planning and evaluation.
- Develops a working knowledge of the computer and student scheduling procedures. (As applicable)
- Acts as a liaison between the home, school and community in delivering student services.
- Coordinates and administers college, career and post-secondary information and procedures for the school counseling program.
- Coordinates the services provided by outside agency representatives.
- Member of Crisis Intervention Team.
- Participates actively in ongoing professional development activities.
Contact with Others:
Internal: Teachers, administrators, school social workers, psychologists, nurses, career and college information center coordinators and others.
External: Parents, social agencies, community representatives, college representatives, health professionals and post secondary institutions.
Certification: School Counselor Certification/Licensure from the State of Ohio.
Knowledge and Ability (Special Skills)
Must know current counseling techniques, have effective oral and written communication skills, exhibit positive interpersonal relationship skills; demonstrate sound management, planning and organizational skills and serve as a consultant to the various
constituents involved in the school counseling program. All applicants should submit a resume, and application online at www.cps-k12.org, click on employment, then Apply Online.
Note: A lead teacher in a position may not be appointed to an administrative position while serving as a lead teacher. A lead teacher may apply for an administrative position if the lead teacher resigns the lead teacher position prior to submitting an application, however,selection is not guaranteed. A consulting teacher may not be appointed to an administrative position while serving as a consulting teacher and for one full school year after serving as a consulting teacher.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Certain jobs at Cincinnati Public Schools may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation are available upon request from Human Resources
All interested applicants are invited to submit an online application at www.CPS-K12.ORG; click on Apply online. Please include a resume and a photocopy of the certificate required (unless on file in the Certificated Personnel Office) for this position and the names, titles, email and addresses of three professional references.
Note: A lead teacher in a position may not be appointed to an administrative position while serving as a lead teacher. A lead teacher may apply for an administrative position if the lead teacher resigns the lead teacher position prior to submitting an application, however, selection is not guaranteed. A consulting teacher may not be appointed to an administrative position while serving as a consulting teacher and for one full school year after serving as a consulting teacher.
Cincinnati Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. The district has a continuing non-discrimination policy which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.