Career Counselor

Garden Valley School District Southwest / Boise School/Guidance Counselor Not Applicable Full Time Posted 19D 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

Holds a Pupil Personnel Services Certificate with a Counselor Endorsement (K-12)

Vocational counseling endorsement preferred Minimum experience as determined by the Board

Knowledge of computerized master schedule development

Broad knowledge of theories of individual and group guidance techniques, secondary school guidance program design, and career educational information and placementKnowledge of state and federal testing procedures and requirements

Strong background in the use of technology

Relates extremely well to studentsDemonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with students, parents, staff, and community groups and organizations

Able to work under pressure and deadlinesExcellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and leadership skillsMaintain confidentiality of staff and students

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY TO

Principal

Please visit our school district website @ https://www.gvsd.net for the application or contact Miranda Hennessy @mhennessy@gvsd.net(208) 462-3756 X 1066

Education required

Pupil Personnel Services Certificate with a counselor endorsement (K-12) or is a certified social worker.

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.

Benefits

Salary based on Credentials and ExperienceER Paid Health InsuranceLife InsurancePERSI retirement4 day work week

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.