School Counselor - IB Program - City Honors #195 - RB #19-010

Location
Buffalo, NY, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 12, 2019
Ref
4377
Title: School Counselor - IB Program - City Honors #195 - RB #19-010
ID: 4377
Department: Guidance, Counseling, & Alternative Education
Location: School Location
Division: Instructional
Description

BOARD OF EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
BUFFALO, NEW YORK 14202
RECRUITMENT BULLETIN #RB 19-010
SCHOOL COUNSELOR
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM
CITY HONORS #195
JULY 12, 2019
NOTICE OF POSITION
POSITION :

The Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Kriner Cash, is interested in receiving applications from qualified candidates for the position of:

School Counselor
International Baccalaureate Program
City Honors #195

APPLICATION: Candidates interested in applying must complete an online application on the district web site at www.buffaloschools.org/jobs . Click the "APPLY" button at the bottom of this page to start your application. Once the form is completed, click the "SUBMIT" button.

Applications successfully received will generate a confirmation email to the account listed on the application. (Be sure to check your junk and spam mail.) If you do not receive a confirmation email, we cannot guarantee that your application was received. You must submit an application until you receive a confirmation email.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must have a Master's Degree in Counseling Education and hold a NYS Certificate in Counseling Education. It is required that candidates must attach a PDF or a screen shot of their certifications. Candidates should be knowledgeable in theoretical and evidence based methodologies that focus on Comprehensive School Counselor philosophies. A thorough understanding of college admissions, data analysis and researching scholarship applications for students is necessary. Preference may be given to applicants who have experience with the International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement Programs.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

The School Counselor will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
  • Assist students in the development of an academic program which meets their interests and ability - with special emphasis upon the high school selections process and post-secondary education.
  • Assist students and parents in understanding test results and records and provide information for students, parents and teachers on required standardized tests.
  • Collaborate with teachers to provide guidance lessons and information.
  • Assist students in the preparation of a post-secondary planning time table for post-secondary education and/or training.
  • Review the status of students as it pertains to academic and behavioral progress.
  • Increase students' awareness of the career and educational planning process as well as for the individual careers.
  • Counsel students regarding attendance and tardiness.
  • Develop resources and information for students on career development and job readiness.
  • Assist students with personal and social issues which impedes learning.
  • Provide counseling for students in the areas of self-esteem, communication skills, decision-making and relationship skills.
  • Develop resources to assist students in learning educational survival skills including study skills and conflict resolution strategies.
  • Assist with Crisis Intervention Services.
  • City Honors teachers and counselors at all grades and in all subjects are part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program. As such, they are required to attend on and off site training and participate when available in on-going collaborative meetings to ensure integration of IB command terms, rubrics, and unit planning. Rigor, inquiry, cross-curricular planning and international-mindedness are cornerstones of a successful IB World School.
  • Supervise, assess and document multiple IB MYP Personal Project Advisees and/or IB Extended Essay Advisees.
  • Assists with testing coordination including NYS Assessments, Regents, AP, and IB.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


This recruitment bulletin in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator or supervisor. Buffalo Public Schools reserves the right to update, revise or change this recruitment bulletin and related duties at any time without prior notice.

APPOINTMENT:

Appointment will be made by the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent following assessment of training, experience, certifications, credentials and evaluation of service. Personal interviews shall be scheduled where appropriate.

SALARY: Teacher's salary schedule

FUND #: Pending Funding

FINAL DATE
FOR FILING: AUGUST 1, 2019

DR. KRINER CASH
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS


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