Guidance Counselor (Elem. School)

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$47,091 - $77,649 per YEAR
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Pupil Services

Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Collegiate Professional License, Postgraduate Professional License, Provisional License.
The license position area must be in Counselor/Guidance.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Preschool/Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th.
The license status must be active.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Strives to conduct the guidance services in grades 5-8 so a minimum of 60% of the school day is devoted to individual or group counseling with students, or consultation with parents, as required by State Department guidelines.

• Remains readily available to students so as to provide counseling that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding, maturity and academic success.

• Takes an active role in interpreting the school's objectives to students, parents, and the community at large.

• Works with teachers and other staff members to familiarize them with the general range of services offered by the guidance department.

• Offers recommendations to teachers to promote a continuance of guidance objectives by the classroom teacher throughout the year: i.e., developmental guidance.

• Aids teachers in developing strategies which will improve learning and adjustment for students.

• Provides classroom guidance presentations to all grades as scheduled by the guidance director.

• Consults with staff, parents, outside professionals, etc., about any developmental concern for any child. Refers to outside agencies as necessary.

• Coordinates the overall guidance program within the school setting.

• Assists staff in educational evaluation, screening, etc., as needed.

• Works with standardized test coordinator in assuring that required testing is completed.

• Prepares annual inventory of materials and supplies.

• Ensures that cumulative records are maintained in accordance with "Management of Student Records" guidelines. Interpret standardized test results to teachers, parents, etc., as needed.

• Updates professional knowledge in education, through professional journals, books, organizations and a attendance of workshops and conferences. Maintains records of child contacts.

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Surry County Public Schools

PO Box 317 , Surry, VA 23883

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Surry County Public Schools

PO Box 317 , Surry, VA 23883