Elementary School Counselor (#1821945)
In 2019-2020 the position is 60% of one FTE, planning to increase to full time in 2020-2021
Elementary School Guidance Counselor Job Duties If you enjoy working with young children in a learning environment, have a good understanding of child psychology and would like to assist them in overcoming problems, you might derive great satisfaction out of working as an elementary school guidance counsel or, a role that will give you the opportunity to be a part of building a strong foundation for the future of a child. Duties usually include: 1) Observing children and identifying their strengths, problems or areas for improvement. 2) Offering guidance to students, parents and teachers. 3) Monitoring the progress of children with difficulties to observe if improvement is being made. 4) Working with other teachers to help with the overall development of the students, not just their academic development. 5) Interacting with parents, understanding how the child is performing at home and whether there are any relevant conditions prevailing at home that may be affecting the child adversely and accordingly advising parents on how to assist the child. 6) Recommending appropriate psychological help if required. 7) Working with special needs and disabled children in some cases.