2024-25 K-12 School Counselor

Garden Valley School District Southwest / Boise School/Guidance Counselor Not Applicable Full Time Posted 30D ago

About this job

As a K-12 counselor at Garden Valley School District you will have the incredible opportunity to work closely with students, providing them with the necessary support they need to thrive. This role requires a deep understanding of the unique challenges and strengths of students living in a rural mountainous area. Your creativity, empathy, and dedication will make a significant impact on their educational journey.
Please visit our school district website for the application or contact:
Miranda Hennessy @mhennessy@gvsd.net
(208) 462-3756 X 1066
Building Administrator.
To support the delivery of GVSD's written, taught, tested and reported curriculum and contribute to maximizing student achievement.To help students overcome problems that impede learning and to assist them in making educational, occupational, and life plans.
Guides individuals and groups of students through the development of educational and career plans.
Counsels with individuals and small groups of students with problems.
Consults with ancillary personnel, teachers, staff, and parents regarding the developmental needs of students.

Education required

Official Transcript with Master’s DegreeCopy of a valid Idaho license issued by the applicable Idaho licensing body for social worker or licensed professional counselors or licensed clinical professional counselor.

Experience required

Minimum experience as determined by the Board.

Skills required

Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with students, parents, staff, and community groups and organizations.Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and leadership skills.Maintain confidentiality of staff and students. Knowledge of state and federal testing procedures and requirements.


Salary will be in accordance with the placement on the Teacher’s Salary Schedule commensurate with years of experience and educationBENEFITS:Health InsuranceLife InsurancePERSI retirement4 day work weekEVALUATION:Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the Building Administrator in accordance with provisions of the negotiated master agreement and board policy.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Garden Valley School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.