School Counselor

Employer
Kenmore Town of Tonawanda
Location
Buffalo, NY, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 21, 2019
Ref
3300019711
KENMORE - TOWN OF TONAWANDA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT ~NOTICE OF ANTICIPATED VACANCY~ INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

Position: School Counselor
Qualifications:
Hold a valid New York State certification for School Counselor
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing
Ability to use electronic based information and communication systems
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support academic development by teaching, implementing and supporting strategies to maximize learning
  • Support social emotional development and assists by teaching, implementing and supporting strategies to create a safe learning environment
  • Assist, counsel and. support students who are having attendance problems, struggle with the academic setting, struggle with managing behaviors, or have adjustment difficulties
  • Deliver large and small group lessons on social and emotional topics
  • Facilitate social skill development groups; individual or group counseling
  • Support the implementation of trauma-informed best practices
  • Assist with delivery of group and individual counseling related to student IEP goals
  • Participate in and facilitates child study/intervention processes in conjunction with learning services specialist and other team members
  • Refer students as needed to relevant programs, specialists and community agencies
  • Collaborate and consult with administrators, parents, staff and community partners
  • Encourage parent involvement
  • Take an active role in interpreting the school's objective to students, parents and community
  • Assist, counsel and support students in planning and decision-making skills
  • Assist, counsel and support students in developing college and career awareness and readiness
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff and administration
  • Assist students in long range planning
  • Perform related tasks that may be assigned by the Building Principal or his/her designee

Reports To: Building Principal
Salary: KTA Contract salary
Starting Date: August 28, 2019

Application Deadline: July 5, 2019 - All required information is due by this date to be considered a
viable candidate.

Kenmore-Tonawanda UFSD is an equal opportunity employer. The District does not discriminate against employees or candidates for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or status as a veteran.

Please make sure to complete an application at http://www.wnyric.org/application for this job posting.

Building/Location: Hoover Elementary

Appointment Status: Probationary

Start Date: 08/28/2019

Certification Type: Guidance {2040}

Additional Job Information: In addition to your application, resume, transcripts and certification information please also include two confidential letters of recommendation from a principal and one peer are to be attached to your wnyric application

Contact Person's Name: Melanie Kamens

Contact Person's Title: Personnel Assistant

Contact Person's Phone: 716-874-8400 x20414

Contact Person's Email: mkamens@ktufsd.org

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