West Jordan Middle School Counselor or School Counselor Intern Posiiton
Prospective counselors must have completed a Master’s Degree in School Counseling from an accredited college or university and a valid Professional Educator License from the State of Utah within the relevant “License Area of Concentration” and if applicable, “Endorsement.”
Prospective interns must be seeking or have completed a Master’s Degree in Secondary School Counseling from an accredited college or university. Students who are still seeking a degree must be eligible to begin internship hours in their program.
Under the direction of the school principal, the School counselor helps students make decisions that affect their personal and academic development. Counselors meet with students individually or in group sessions and are frequently required to work with administrators, classroom teachers, school psychologists, school nurses, parents, and community groups. Counselors help students develop for plans for College and Career Readiness. This includes.helping students with course selection, evaluating progress to graduation, exploring post-secondary options and submitting admission, scholarship and financial aid applications. Counselors also provide responsive services, guidance curriculum, and system support to address student needs and meet Comprehensive Counseling and Guidance Program goals. Counselors use data and ongoing program evaluation to ensure that student needs and school goals are met.