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Job Description

School Counselor- 11 MJobID: 45235
Position Type:
Closing Date:
11/14/2017
Certified Professional/Counselor
Date Posted:
8/11/2017
Department:
Gallegos Elementary School
Date Available:
08/14/2017
Location:Area:Job Category:
Gallegos Elementary SchoolEastCertified Educational Support Staff
Job Code:Contract Type:Months:
Teacher Contract11
Salary Minimum:Salary Maximum:
$58,783$82,796

Attachment(s):
  • School Counselor-000065, 001055, 000055, 001065, 006055, H00055

POSITION TITLE: School Counselor

Job Code: 000065, 001055, 000055, 001065, 006055, H00055

CONTRACT LENGTH: Varies

PAY GRADE: 10 ES

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Principal

POSITION SUMMARY:
The School Counselor is responsible for promoting student success, providing preventive services, and responding to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic, social, and emotional development.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive counseling and guidance program based on the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) framework to address the needs of all students.
  • Conduct needs assessments and utilize data to identify and support targeted areas of need on their campus.
  • Address all students’ social/emotional development needs by designing, implementing, evaluating, and enhancing a comprehensive school counseling program that promotes and enhances student success.
  • Provide direct services through the identified counseling and guidance program to students with presenting needs/concerns.
  • Consult with parents, school staff, and community stakeholders to help increase student outcomes for success.
  • Coordinate and partner with College and Career Readiness programs to expose and support student development of career awareness and academic planning.
  • Facilitate scheduling and course selection process; ensure students’ coursework is aligned to grade and skill level.
  • Provide in-service training on guidance topics and curriculum for teachers, administrators, and campus stakeholders.
  • Support teachers in developing and delivering classroom guidance activities and lessons based on the school’s guidance counseling curriculum.
  • Interpret standardized test results and other assessment data to help students make educational and career plans and assist with the implementation of assessments.
  • Perform other counseling and guidance related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION:
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Counseling and Guidance.

CERTIFICATIONS:
Texas Education Agency Counselor Certification.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Two years exemplary teaching experience.
Working knowledge of personal computers and applicable software.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management, both internal and external to the department.
Ability to discern the sensitivity of internal/external communications in a large public organization and an awareness of the elements of public relations.
Ability to work effectively with a diverse student and community population.
Ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into focus; judge distance (close and distant); reach with arms extended and use hands to manipulate the keyboard.
Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, bend, climb and/or be mobile.





About Houston Independent School District

HISD provides bus service for eligible regular-education students who submit requests to their campus transportation coordinators and have them approved by the Transportation Services Department. Bus stops for most regular-education students will be located at HISD campuses that are within one mile of the student's residence, but no further than two miles. The parent or legal guardian of a student who qualifies for bus service is responsible for transportation, if needed, to the student's assigned bus stop. If a special-needs student's Individualized Education Plan requires transportation services for a free and appropriate public education, HISD provides district bus service to the closest available program that meets the student's needs. The parent or legal guardian of a student who does not qualify for bus service is responsible for the student's transportation, if needed, to the assigned campus. Discounted METRO passes are available to all HISD students. Details about these "Youth" and "Student" discounts, including schedules, are available online under "Fare Information" at www.ridemetro.org, or by calling the METROLine at 713-635-4000. For information about eligibility and bus stops, contact your campus transportation coordinator, or consult the Transportation Services Department Web site.

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