K-12 Counselor/Test Coordinator

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Start Date
08/17/2020
Position Areas
Pupil Services

Description

 

Yukon Flats School District is seeking a qualified, enthusiastic School Counselor/District Test Coordinator for the 2020-2021 School-year. The Counselor would reside in Fort Yukon, work from the District Office and serve primarily the Fort Yukon School with occasional travel to the District's other five schools. Fort Yukon School has a K-12 enrollment of approximately 115 students. The Counselor would have usual counseling responsibilities such as: high school guidance counseling, individual personal counseling for students, preventative program presentations to classrooms, and District-wide coordination of State Testing requirements. There is a strong cohesiveness among the Staff dedicated to excellence in education for the children of Fort Yukon. Yukon Flats School District is seeking candidates to apply who would like to join our team with a sense of commitment to the exciting initiatives currently underway and planned for next year and beyond. The District encompasses a vast geographical area with seven schools. Fort Yukon is a special community with a prominent place and significance in the history of rural Alaska. The population is primarily Gwich'in Athabascan and has a strong cultural base. Fort Yukon is accessible only by plane (or boat prior to freeze-up) and is served several times daily by several air carriers. There is a resident physician and active health clinic, and a relatively large grocery store. Interested candidates should e-mail a Letter of Interest and accompanying Resume to Lance Bowie, Superintendent: lance.bowie@yfsd.org with the Subject: "Counselor Position." Also, applicants may FAX the same to 907-662-2519 to the attention of Dr. Bowie.

 

 

 

 

YUKON FLATS SCHOOL DISTRICT

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

POSITION: Counselor/Test Coordinator

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. State of Alaska Type A, or a Type C counselor certification
  2. Educational counselor degree or wide-ranging teaching experience
  3. At least three years experience in a school setting
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of cultural lifestyles 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master's degree in counseling or related area
  2. Demonstrated successful school counseling experience
  3. Experience working with a diverse population
  4. Experience working in an Alaska rural school setting
  5. Experience working in a cross-cultural setting
  6. Experience as District Test Coordinator

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Acts as District Test Coordinator
  2. Carries out academic/social counseling requirements (P-12)
  3. Counsels individual students when referred by school or family
  4. Provides career and post high school training guidance
  5. Consults with teachers in development of behavioral management programs
  6. Provides grief counseling to individuals and schools as needed
  7. Acts as liaison between school and community, state and federal agencies; refers students to these agencies when services are needed outside school counseling services
  8. Provides substance abuse prevention education

OTHER JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Train principals and teacher in the basics of keeping transcript records
  2. Check transcripts each semester and go over them with students
  3. Provide copies of transcripts and other school records as requested
  4. Check and file report cards and transcripts of all students
  5. Assume other duties as assigned

 

 

 

Posted By

Yukon Flats School District

P.O. Box 350 , Fort Yukon, AK 99740
 

At the following locations

Fort Yukon School

255 Main Street PO Box 129, Fort Yukon, AK 99740



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$42,697

State Average: $20,209

% ELL Students

12%

State Average: 11%

Student Teacher Ratio

9.00

State Average: 16.91

% IEP Students

27%

State Average: 14%

FTE

74

State Average: 314