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School Counselor 

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Description

School Counselor

Reports to: Head of School

Position Summary:

To help students develop those skills in the areas of personal/social growth, educational planning, and career-vocational development which will contribute to their growth as mature and responsible members of society.

Job Function and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates skill and knowledge in the area of school counseling

  • Assists student support teams and committees on education

  • Supports the growth of every student in the building

  • Works diligently with all stakeholders to facilitate student success

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates an annual, local school guidance and counseling plan in accordance with standards set forth by the State Plan

  • Provides individual and group counseling and guidance

  • Teaches whole-class lessons in the areas of social/emotional growth, educational planning and improvement, and career-vocational development based on needs assessments and counseling curriculum to students focused through the lens of selected student standards from the ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success

  • Provides orientation for new students, parents/guardians, and faculty

  • Mediates conflict between students and teachers as well as students and students

  • Improve parent/teacher relationships

  • Consults with parents/guardians, teachers, and staff about the special needs of students and makes appropriate plans including potential community-based referrals in collaboration with the social worker.

  • Assists with personalized services for students

  • Provides appropriate appraisal services to assist teachers, parents/guardians, and students

  • Provides information and resource services for students, parents/guardians, and faculty in collaboration with the social worker

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in School Counseling or Related Field

  • State of Alabama School Counselor certification

  • School Counselor experience preferred

The ideal candidate for this role will possess the following characteristics and expertise:

  • Ability to manage a variety of tasks

  • Ability to complete tasks quickly and correctly

  • Inspires, motivates others, and engages their commitment

  • Possesses service and people oriented mindset

  • Is extroverted, warm, enthusiastic, and empathetic

  • Works collaboratively with others

  • Has a friendly, pleasant, and tactful communication style

  • Mitigates conflict

  • Pays attention to details and follows up with colleagues, parents, and students

Eligible for the State of Alabama Health and Retirement benefits.

 
About the Organization For more information about I3 Academy please visit www.i3academy.org

 

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