K-1 School Counselor - Part-Time

Sage International Network of Schools Southwest / Boise Pupil Personnel Primary Part Time Posted 17D ago

About this job

K-1 School Counselor

Location: Sage Boise
Grade: K-5th / Primary Years Programme
Position: Pupil Personnel - Part Time
Calendar: 2024-2025 academic year
Working Calendar: 182 days

Sage International School – Boise - a public school of choice - is seeking applicants to fill a PART-TIME K-1 Counselor position for the 2024-2025 academic year.

The position of School Counselor at Sage plays an integral role in the educational environment by providing support and advocacy to all students. The counselor designs and delivers comprehensive school counseling programs that promote academic success and student well-being.

Hold a Masters degree from a state-approved school counselor program and an Idaho Pupil Personnel Services Certificate with a Counselor Endorsement (K-12)
Demonstrate solid understanding of school programming, counseling techniques and theory across a K-12 setting
Foster strong relationships with students, staff, families, and community members
Understand and be responsive to the developmental characteristics and needs of students in K-1
Have prior experience serving the needs of students in K-2
Understand and utilizes student data to guide decision-making
Commit to identification and support of all student needs
Be well-versed in educational privacy laws (FERPA) and consistently follows confidentiality guidelines and practices accurate documentation
Be able to triage responsibilities to balance demands for counseling services

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Support of Students & Stakeholders
Coordinate and deliver an appropriate core curriculum to support student well-being
Provide responsive services including individual and small group instruction/support, referrals/resources, and consultation
Act as a key resource and support for K-1 students, parents, and staff
Assist with the identification and support of struggling students through active participation within multi-disciplinary teams; work collaboratively with K-1 staff and other personnel
Case manage 504 Plans in grades K-1
Other duties as assigned

Office Management
Maintain a professional office environment
Provide interim assistance to students or parents with urgent needs
Maintain student records and ensure their confidentiality
Other duties as assigned

Required to apply:
Cover Letter & Resume
Copy of Official Transcripts
Copy of current teaching Certification(s) or date Certification will be obtained

***Sage International Network of Schools is an equal opportunity employer***

NOTE: All certificated and non-certificated employees and other individuals are required to undergo a criminal history check and submit to fingerprinting. Any applicant convicted of any of the felony crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code may not be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Sage International Network of Schools 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.