Elementary School Counselor

TWIN FALLS DISTRICT South Central / Twin Falls School/Guidance Counselor Primary Full Time Posted 1M ago

About this job

JOB GOAL
The major goal of this position is to increase school success by alleviating the social and emotional stressors present in a
student’s life. The elementary counselor will provide services to students, parents, teacher and administrators in order to help
each child reach his/her academic, social, emotional and civic potentials. This goal will be reached by counselor activities in
the following areas: classroom instruction for students, individual and group counseling, consultation with significant adults
in the child’s life, participation in building child study teams, coordination with school resources and non-school agencies.
Each counselor will keep his/her skills and knowledge current through on-going professional development activities.

Education required

Minimum:
Master’s degree in guidance and counseling
Pupil Personnel Service certificate endorsement through the State Department of Education
At least two years teaching experience in grades K-12
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the board may find appropriate and acceptable

Desired:
Three years of teaching experience
Two years experience as a counselor

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

TWIN FALLS 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.