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1/23/2020
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Education
School Counselor (0000)
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Las Cruces Public Schools | Las Cruces, NM
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Counselor:

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants may meet this requirement by meeting requirements of subsections Pathway A or B or C :

Pathway A

Possess a certificate issued by the National Board for Certified Counselors ?

Passage of the New Mexico Teacher Assessment Teacher Assessment (NMTA). o Content Knowledge Assessment (CKA) in School Counseling.

Pathway B

Licensed professional mental health counselor (LPC) or licensed professional clinical mental health counselor (LPCC) credential issued by the New Mexico counseling and therapy practice board. ?

A minimum of six semester hours of graduate credit in school counseling coursework. ?

Passage of the New Mexico Teacher Assessment (NMTA)

o Content Knowledge Assessment (CKA) in School Counseling.

Pathway C

Master's degree in school counseling from a regionally accredited college or university and meeting the applicable program requirements as follows:

o A Master's degree awarded by a New Mexico college or university must incorporate the New Mexico State Board of Education's ("SBE") approved competencies in the area of school counseling.

o A Master's degree awarded by a college or university outside of New Mexico must be for a school counseling program approved by the SBE. ?

Master's degree in a discipline other than school counseling and 36-42 graduate hours in school counseling, (which may be completed as a part of the Master's degree program or in addition to the Master's) meeting the applicable program May 2017 requirements as follows:

o The 36-42 graduate hours awarded by a New Mexico college or university must incorporate the SBE's approved competencies in the area of school counseling and include a 300 hour practicum or internship in a school setting.

o The 36-42 graduate hours awarded by a college or university outside of New Mexico must be for a school counseling program approved by the SBE and include a practicum in a school setting. ?

Passage of the New Mexico Teacher Assessment (NMTA)

o Content Knowledge Assessment (CKA) in School Counseling

Additional Information:

To be considered an eligible applicant your AppliTrack application must contain the following uploaded documents:

3 Reference Letters (dated within the last 12 months)

A Letter of Interest

A Current Resume

Diploma or Transcripts

Internal Applicants

1 Letter of Reference (dated within the last 12 months)

A Letter of Interest

A Current Resume

Transcripts (optional)

Las Cruces Public Schools

505 South Main, Suite 249

Las Cruces, NM 88001

(575) 527-5973

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An FBI fingerprint background check will be conducted on all new hires of the Las Cruces Public Schools at a cost to the employee. Continued employment will be contingent upon the results of the background check.

Las Cruces Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Las Cruces Public Schools has a No Smoking/No Tobacco Policy

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About Las Cruces Public Schools

The Las Cruces Public Schools is committed to providing a high-quality, world-class education that ensures success for every student through excellence in teaching resulting in higher academic achievement. Our educational goals focus every effort and resource to answer Four Critical Questions in a child's education provided by the Las Cruces Public Schools. Those questions are: 1. What should students know and be able to do? Question 1 is defined by classroom teachers participating in an ongoing process of meeting across grade levels for a common commitment in student education and an opportunity to learn from each other to define what the district wants students to know and be able to do. 2. How will we know when they have learned it?