JobID 1718 : School Counselor: Sue Buel Elementary (2020-21 Position) (#1985354)

Job | Posted 14 days ago

TITLE:                                    Elementary School Counselor

  • Valid Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices License with Counseling endorsement .
  • Masters Degree in Counseling or related field preferred, or current involvement in Masters program.
  • Valid Oregon Driver's License.
  • Coursework and experience in group process, especially as it applies to children.
  • Knowledge of assessment of intervention strategies for children with significant behavioral, emotional, and learning difficulties.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in working with students, staff, parents, and community agencies.
  • Ability to facilitate and promote guidance curriculum.
  • Flexibility and resourcefulness in behavior management.
  • Understanding of challenges facing the second language learner
  • Bilingual Spanish/English skills desired but not required.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate.
REPORTS TO:     Building Principal
JOB GOAL:          To develop and implement a comprehensive guidance and counseling program that will meet the educational, emotional, and social needs of students in grades K-5
  1. Works with building and district staff in developing and implementing programs that promote student success (specifically a coordinated guidance program).
  2. Develops systematic identification and intervention strategies for children with significant behavioral, social, or emotional needs.
  3. Assists teaching and support staff in the design and implementation of behavior change programs and classroom management techniques.
  4. Provides individual, group, and crisis counseling to identified students.
  5. Maintains appropriate documentation of schedules, plans, and services, as required by the district or the ODE.
  6. Plans and implements training opportunities for staff and parents relevant to child development.
  7. Attends building and community meetings as needed. 
  8. Serves on district committees as needed.
  9. Maintains student records as required by federal, state, and district guidelines.
  10. Knows and understands applicable policies, regulations and procedures of the school and district.
  11. Remains current in professional growth and inservice training.
  12. Performs other duties as required by the job or the immediate supervisor.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Employee may stand/walk 6-8 hours; sit 6-8 hours; drive 1-2 hours.  May use hands for repetitive single grasping, fine manipulation, and pushing/pulling 50 lbs maximum.  Employee may need to bend, squat, and lift frequently; climb stairs occasionally.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Salary and work year according to the current licensed employee calendar and salary schedule.
EVALUATION:     Performance of this position will be evaluated annually in accordance with the provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of licensed personnel.

McMinnville School District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability or genetics. For more information see District Policy GBA-Equal Employment Opportunity.
Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADA). Individuals with disabilities may contact director of human resources for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon Telecommunication Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900 or 711.

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McMinnville School District 40

800 NE Lafayette Ave, McMinnville, OR 97128-4146
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,754 (USD)

State Average: $11,490 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 19.82

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 297