School Counselor

American Falls School District Southeast / Pocatello School/Guidance Counselor Middle Full Time Apply no later than 8/22/2022Posted 12D ago

About this job

TITLE: Guidance Counselor

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Standard Certificate for the State of Idaho with Endorsement
2. Masters Degree in school guidance and counseling from a college or university approved by the Idaho State Board of Education.
3. Three or more years experience in counseling students
4. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

REPORTS TO: (Person designated by the Board or the Superintendent)

JOB GOAL: To help students overcome problems that impede learning and to assist them in making educational, occupational, and life plans that hold promise for their personal fulfillment as mature and responsible men and women.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Registers students new to the school and orients them to school procedures and the school’s varied opportunities for learning.
2. Aids students in course and subject selection.
3. Maintains student records and protects their confidentiality.
4. Works to resolve students’ educational handicaps.
5. Works to discover and develop special abilities of students.
6. Works to prevent students from dropping out of school.
7. Provides student information to colleges and potential employers according to provisions of the Board’s policy on student records.
8. Plans guidance field trips to schools, colleges, and industry for interested students.
9. Makes recommendations to colleges for admissions and scholarships.
10. Arranges for tutors and summer school work.
11. Guides students in their preparation in school and community activities.
12. Obtains and disseminates occupational information to students and to classes studying occupations.
13. Helps student evaluate career interests and choices.
14. Organizes and conducts annual “Career Day”.
15. Works with students on an individual basis in the solution of personal problems related to such problems as home and family relations, health and emotional adjustment.
16. Confers with parents whenever necessary.
17. Interprets the guidance program to the community.
18. Provides in-service training in guidance for teachers and student teachers.
19. Advises administrators and faculty on the matters of student discipline.
20. Assists in the orientation of new faculty members.

Education required

1. Standard Certificate for the State of Idaho with Endorsement
2. Masters Degree in school guidance and counseling from a college or university approved by the Idaho State Board of Education.

Experience required

Three or more years experience in counseling students

Benefits

Salary depends upon experience and education level
Benefits list are available upon request