School Counselor - Varina ES (#937880)
Essential Duties Counsels students on personal problems, careers, peer relationships, and attendance problems Conducts small and large group guidance sessions Maintains and updates student cumulative folders Communicates with parents and agency representatives concerning student problems Designs and implements behavior modification programs for students Coordinates teacher and parent conferences as needed Interprets test data and student records for parents and teachers Plays a major role in Child Study activities Daily attendance Engaged and on task Performs other duties as required Must have a thorough knowledge of the curriculum, instruction, and counseling/guidance theory and practice. Counseling skills must include problem identification/analysis skills and basic therapy resolution. Communication skills, both oral and written, must be highly developed to meet the diverse needs of the clientele, professional staff, and other community agencies. Must be able to organize and carry out student activity programs; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.