School Counselor 19643 - 2019-2020

Location
Chattanooga, TN, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 11, 2019
Ref
4000019643
The purpose of this job is to support student achievement and to assist them in making social, educational and occupational decisions that will assist in students' lifelong development as mature and responsible citizens.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Reviews a variety of student assessment data to ensure continuous improvement in measurable student performance and achievement.
  • Implements district, state, and federal policies, regulations, and laws, where appropriate.
  • Works to discover and develop special abilities of students, with a long-term goal of high school graduation.
  • Registers students new to the school and orients them to school procedures and the school's varied opportunities for learning.
  • Counsels students on an individual or small-group basis to develop resolution and/or coping skills when dealing with personal problems related to school, home, health, and emotional issues that may impact educational achievement and /or school attendance.
  • Plans student field trips as appropriate to schools, colleges, and industry.
  • Confidentially initiates, assembles, maintains, interprets, and appropriately transfers accurate health, attendance, cumulative progress, activity, and uniform transcript records for assigned students.
  • Makes recommendations to colleges for admissions and scholarships; assists students in the preparation and processing of college, scholarship, and employment applications.
  • Confers with parents on a regular basis as appropriate.
  • Assists students in evaluating their aptitudes and abilities through the interpretation of individual standardized test scores and other pertinent data, and works with students in evolving educational and occupational plans in terms of such evaluation.
  • Advises and assists students in course and subject selection.
  • Follows established procedures to ensure assigned areas are safe.
  • Works collaboratively with all stakeholders.


Duty Days
201

Endorsement Code
{086} SCHOOL COUNSELOR K-8

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