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GUIDANCE DIRECTOR MIDDLE

POSITION GOAL:

To implement a process to help students discover and develop their best talents for personal happiness and social usefulness.

ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Guidance Director - Middle and High School shall carry out the performance responsibilities listed below.

• Conduct weekly meetings with the guidance counselors and occupational specialists.

• Attend monthly guidance directors' meetings.

• Coordinate the school level pupil personnel services with community services.

• Coordinate the school standardized testing program, orientation program for new students, school surveys, graduation requirements and articulation programs.

• Administer evaluation instruments to research the effectiveness of an on-going guidance program; administer a guidance counselor work schedule with facilitates parents, student and teacher conferences.

• Select, distribute and provide in-service materials to teachers and guidance counselors for use in group guidance activities.

• Act as a resource person to all curriculum areas, including career education and drug education.

• Organize a guidance counseling schedule which provides for educational counseling for course selection by students.

• Assemble and maintain up-to-date information concerning educational and occupational possibilities.

• Publish a curriculum guide for all students and parents on course selections.

• Administer the College Night Program (High Schools).

• Provide in-service training for the register.

• Coordinate the exceptional education program with regard to staffing and placement of students.

• Perform and promote all activities in compliance with the equal employment and non-discrimination policies of The School Board of Broward County, Florida.

• Participate in training programs offered to enhance the individual skills and proficiency related to job responsibilities.

• Review current developments, literature and technical sources of information related to job responsibilities.

• Ensure adherence to safety rules and procedures. • Follow federal and state, as well as School Board policies.

• Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor or designee.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

• An earned bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

• State certification with certification in Guidance and Counseling.

• Computer skills as required for the position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

• Bilingual skills

Please Note:

All candidates offered a position at the School Board of Broward County are subject to a national pre-employment background check. Employment is contingent upon the completion and review of a successful background check.

All Applications are Subject to Florida Public Records Law.

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