Career and College Counselor(21/22SY)
Job | Posted 11 days ago
DEFINITION: Under general supervision from school administration and with input from the CTE/JTED office, provides counseling and guidance with a focus on academic and career planning to support post secondary plans for each student. Works within the ASCA model to implement the counseling program with all students.
(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class).
Provide classroom guidance lessons and small group sessions in conjunction with the site counselors using the career standards and competencies listed in the ASCA National Model; provide career awareness and career exploration lessons to all students, grades 9-12 and also supports 8th graders with the transition to high school; collaborate with caseload counselors to ensure a career planning process for 9-12 students; delivers guidance lessons and individual planning on career pathways and ECAP; manages educational career action plans (ECAP) lessons for upper school students; provide consultation and resources for teachers to facilitate the integration of career, academic and personal/social standards into both general and CTE curriculum; conduct in-service programs for faculty, parents, and community members around career opportunities; serves as the primary liaison to the Pima JTED to support students in central campus programs; assists with program scheduling and class selection with a focus on career pathways and post secondary planning.
Support work based learning opportunities including internships as well as various off campus opportunities to promote career awareness; submit monthly data and activity reports to the central JTED office; support CTE teachers with identifying and planning career experiences; support CTE Program Advisory Committees; organize coordinate, plan, and implement college testing; review test scores with students to ensure they understand how to read and interpret the score; assist with course registration; act as liaison with post secondary agencies, schools, and programs including all dual enrollment programs; attend professional learning opportunities as appropriate; provide individual crisis counseling as needed and report and document all Child Protective Service, suicide, and homicide cases; perform other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
Knowledge of District and Department policies and procedures.
Knowledge in the area of child development, needs, behaviors, family systems
Knowledge of cultural, ethic and environmental differences.
Knowledge of contemporary social and economic conditions and related issues.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Skill in implementing counseling theories.
Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of people in varying circumstances
Skill in planning and implementing academic success and lesson plans.
Ability to sustain extended work hours.
Ability to work alone and as part of a team.
Ability to multi-task in an office setting.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed in an indoor environment. Work requires frequent sitting, repetitive motion, vision to monitor, and may require some lifting.
Guidance Counselor certification from the Arizona Department of Education.
Experience working within schools.
Classroom teaching experience preferred.
Three years’ experience as a professional school counselor preferred
Experience with career and post secondary programs
Depending on the needs of the District, some incumbents in this class must be able to demonstrate fluency in both Spanish and English as a condition of employment.
Salary Grade: Refer to Certified Salary Schedule FTE: 1.0 Days: 211 Start Date: 2021/2022 School Year
Sunnyside USD 12
2238 E. Ginter Road , Tucson, AZ 85706
At the following locations
Desert View High School
4101 East Valencia Road , Tucson, AZ 85706
Compare with State
Amount per Student
State Average: $8,651
% ELL Students
State Average: 6%
Student Teacher Ratio
State Average: 23.13
% IEP Students
State Average: 12%
State Average: 143