JobID 429 : Retired Guidance Counselor (#1837714)

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TITLE:  COUNSELOR
 
QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Two years of teaching experience preferred
  2. Hold standard teaching license and a master’s degree in guidance and counseling
 
SUPERVISES:          None
 
REPORTS TO:         Principal
 
JOB GOAL: To promote the successful academic, social, physical and emotional development of the student; serves as a liaison among students, parents and school staff to assure the maximum development of the students; assist students in understanding themselves by focusing attention on interests, abilities and needs in relation to home and school
 
TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Such duties and responsibilities that may be assigned, including but not limited to:
  1. Develops and implements a guidance program which addresses student and instructional program needs
  2. Provides individual and group counseling with students and consultation with parents, teachers, administrators, and agency personnel
  3. Interprets test data to students, parents, teachers, administrators and other staff members working with students
  4. Plans jointly with teachers’ remediation for student problems that interfere with mastery of basic skills
  5. Assists students in selecting appropriate educational activities, evaluating their programs, making intelligent occupational choices, and selecting sound courses of action in their lives
  6. Provides referral, placement and follow-up assistance when needed
  7. Handles record keeping and other routine duties in an accurate and timely manner
  8. Serves as school site point of contact for homeless and foster care students
  9. Keeps current with information, materials, and concepts relative to satisfactory job performance
  10. Works cooperatively with teachers, other counselors, and administrators toward attaining objectives of the school district
  11. Strives for personal and professional growth that will enhance the effectiveness of the total guidance program
  12. Continually updates and re-evaluates the guidance program to meet the needs of the school, community, and students
  13. Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance
  14. Supports the Hattiesburg Public School District Mission, Vision, and Strategic Plan
  15. Performs other duties as assigned
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:        Salary and work year to be established by the Board of Trustees
 
EVALUATION: Annually
 

Posted By

Hattiesburg Public School District

301 MAMIE STREET, HATTIESBURG, MS 39401
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,370 (USD)

State Average: $9,093 (USD)

% ELL Students

3%

State Average: 2%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.64

State Average: 15.14

% IEP Students

14%

State Average: 14%

FTE

715

State Average: 429