Counselor

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Job Title : School Counselor
                                                                                               
Job Type: Professional
Dept./School: Various Campuses - Elementary     
                                                  
Wage/Hour Status: Exempt
Reports To: Principal
 
Pay Grade: CO ($56,364 - $70,457)                                                
Grade(s) /Level: PK –4th               
 
Days/Dates: 193 – (08/04/2020 – 06/03/2021)       
 

Primary Purpose:
Plan, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive program of guidance to school assigned, including counseling services. Provide a proactive developmental guidance program to encourage all students to maximize personal growth and development.
 
Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

  • Master’s degree in guidance counseling
  • Valid Texas counseling certificate

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Experience:

  • Two years teaching experience required
  • Three years teaching experience preferred
  • Bilingual preferred

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Guidance and Counseling

  1. Plan structured group lessons to deliver the Guidance Curriculum effectively and in accordance with students’ developmental needs.
  2. Involve students, teachers, and others to promote effective implementation of the Guidance Curriculum.
  3. Provide guidance to individuals and groups of students and parents to plan, monitor, and manage the student’s own education plans and career awareness and development.
  4. Provide guidance to individuals and groups of students and parents to plan, monitor, and manage the student’s own personal and social development.
  5. Use accepted theories and effective techniques to provide individual and/or group developmental, preventive, remedial, and/or crisis counseling.
Consultation
  1. Consult with parents, school personnel, and other community members to increase the effectiveness of student education and promote student success.
  2. Consult with parents, school personnel, and other community members to promote understanding of student development, individual behavior, the student’s environment, and human relationships.
  3. Collaboratively provide professional expertise to advocate for individual students and specific groups of students.
Coordination
  1. Coordinate people and other resources in the school, home, and community to promote student success.
  2. Use an effective referral process when referring students, parents, and/or others to special programs and services.
Assessment
  1. Adhere to legal, ethical, and professional standards related to assessment.
  2. With the assistance of school personnel, interpret standardized test results and other assessment data to guide students in individual goal setting and planning.
Program Management
  1. Plan and implement a balanced comprehensive developmental guidance and counseling program that includes Guidance Curriculum, Responsive Services, Individual Planning, and System Support components.
  2. Evaluate and promote continuous improvement of a balanced comprehensive developmental guidance and counseling program.
  3. Advocate the school developmental guidance and counseling program and counselors’ ethical and professional standards with school personnel, parents, students, and the community.
  4. Compile, maintain, and file all required physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents.
Professional Behavior
  1. Demonstrate professionalism, including a commitment to professional development.
  2. Advocate for a school environment that acknowledges and respects diversity.
  3. Establish and maintain professional relationships and effective communication with administrators, teachers, and other school personnel, parents, and community members.
Professional Standards
  1. Adhere to legal standards including school board policies.
  2. Adhere to state, district, and campus standards, regulations, and procedures.
  3. Promote and follow ethical standards for school counselors.
  4. Perform other job duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise assigned counseling aide(s) and clerical employee(s).

Working Conditions: Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress.
 
*Includes information from the Professional School Counselor Performance Evaluation Form and Job Description distributed by the Texas Education Agency, August 1996.

 

     The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required.
 
 
Employee Signature   ______________________________________      Date _____________________________                                  
 
 
Supervisor Signature   _____________________________________       Date_____________________________                                  





 

Posted By

Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD

1060 Elbel Road, Schertz, TX 78154
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,336

State Average: $10,068

% ELL Students

3%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

16.97

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

8%

State Average: 9%

FTE

1,670

State Average: 558