School Guidance Counselor

Jacksonville, Florida
$39,500 up to $74,000 Based on Experience
Oct 10, 2018
Job Type

Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students.  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. - 10%
  2. Conducts classroom guidance activities focused on academic, career, and social emotional learning. - 10%
  3. Monitors each student's State Assessment requirements and course requirements for promotion and/or graduation. - 10%
  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. - 10%
  5. Makes student referrals to school and community agencies and provides regular and appropriate feedback to teachers. - 10%
  6. Offers developmental and preventive individual and group counseling for all students. - 10%
  7. Conducts planned articulation and orientation program for feeder schools. - 10%
  8. Serves as a resource person for school staff on guidance-related activities and techniques. - 10%
  9. Coordinates district/community counseling services conducted in the school, including the services of the student services team that serves the school. - 10%
  10. Provides students, parents, and teachers with appropriate and necessary support, consultative services, and training. - 10%
  11. Performs other duties as assigned

  Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Master's degree 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.