.60 FTE Part-Time Counselor

Nezperce Joint School District North Central / Lewiston School/Guidance Counselor Not Applicable Part Time Posted 1Y ago

About this job

Job Summary: The K-12 Part-Time Counselor at Nezperce School District provides counseling and support services to students in grades K-12. As a counselor, you will work collaboratively with teachers, parents, and administrators to promote the academic, social, emotional, and personal development of students. This part-time position involves working a set number of hours per week, and the exact schedule will be determined in consultation with the school administration.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide individual and group counseling to students in grades K-12, addressing academic, social, emotional, and personal issues.
- Conduct assessments and evaluations to identify students' needs, strengths, and areas for improvement.
- Collaborate with teachers, parents, and administrators to support students' academic success and overall well-being.
- Assist students in developing and implementing academic and career plans, including college and career exploration.
- Provide crisis intervention and support to students in emergencies or challenging situations..
- Conduct small group counseling sessions on various topics such as study skills, conflict resolution, self-esteem, etc.
- Maintain accurate and confidential student records, including counseling notes and progress reports.
- Participate in professional development activities to enhance counseling skills and knowledge.
- Assist in organizing and implementing school-wide events, such as career fairs, parent-teacher conferences, and student orientations.
- Maintain open communication with parents/guardians regarding their child's progress and any concerns that may arise.
- Adhere to ethical guidelines and professional standards for school counselors.
- Hold a Pupil Personnel Services Certificate with the proper endorsements or be able to obtain one in three years
- Master’s degree in counseling or equivalent
- Background in the use of technology

Note: This job description is intended to outline the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the job.
Please email Brian Lee blee@nezpercesd.us or Marci Stapleton mstapleton@nezpercesd.us with any questions related to the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Nezperce Joint 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.