Elementary School Counselor

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Valid Through
02/02/2021
Position Areas
Pupil Services

Description

Positions are available in several elementary buildings: To date - Harris, French, Hope, Harris/Muffley

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

(The following are the essential fundamentals to include but not limited to the following job duties.)

  1. Provide individual and small group counseling
  2. Instill problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  3. Consult/Collaborate with other staff members to help children
  4. Educate students about self-awareness and self-esteem
  5. Teach goal setting and decision-making skills
  6. Introduce career awareness, exploration and planning
  7. Connect students/teachers/families to community agency support
  8. Serve as a liaison between schools, families and community agencies
  9. Document student performance and progress toward meeting established goals and objectives or benchmarks
  10. Provide counseling service to students as indicated on IEPs, 504 plans, or after following the counseling referral process for any student needing counseling services
  11. Conduct student group activities as deemed appropriate by counselor in collaboration with principal
  12. Collaborate with social workers and administrators to determine needs of students
  13. Stay current with education reform and challenges facing today’s students
  14. Maintain and submit accurate and timely records/reports as required

Posted By

Decatur Public Schools District #61

101 West Cerro Gordo , Decatur, IL 62523
 

At the following locations

Hope Academy

955 N Illinois St , Decatur, IL 62521



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,231

State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio

20.62

State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students

17%

State Average: 15%

FTE

893

State Average: 246