Elementary School Counselor / Social Worker
Position Title: Licensed School Counselor / Social worker
Reports To: Director
Job Goal: To assist in providing a comprehensive educational guidance program for students in grades K-8. Provide activities and counseling services to meet the needs of the students; participate and implement MTSS and SBMH grant goals.
Qualifications: Appropriate degrees and licenses to meet Grant requirements
Employment Period: Beginning immediately, 2021-2022 School Year
Duties and Responsibilities: Other counseling or school duties will be assigned.
Program Planning *Implement a systemic school-based mental health program. The hired qualified personnel will follow a comprehensive framework as outlined in the Utah College and Career Readiness School Counseling Program Model. *Participate in USBE trainings. The hired qualified personnel attend USBE Updates and Essentials Trainings. Participate in quarterly collaboration meetings with USBE. *Implement data projects. Track data elements and school goals as listed in the School-Based Mental Health application. Input results at the end of the school year using the Accountability and Data Report template.
Counseling and Consulting *Provides individual and group counseling services to meet the developmental, preventive and remedial need of students. *Consults with students, parent, teachers, and other professionals,
Student Programs *Works with Director to provide professional development for parents, staff, and students such as Kids Empowered, Suicide Prevention, Child Find, White Ribbon Week, and Red Ribbon Week, etc. Implements activity and education programs to support the school goals and policies. Focuses upon, “A Framework for Safe and Successful Schools.” *Monitors student choices and adapts the program to meet current needs.
Professional Practices *Adheres to ethical standards of the counseling profession and abides by the laws, policies, and procedures that govern schools. *Follows CCID Policies and Procedures.
Other Duties as Assigned *Monitors student activities and behaviors during class, assemblies, lunchtimes, and at other activities. *Meets with students and parents regarding attendance or behavior issues. *Assists the students in following the school rules and policies. *Monitors the school climate and uses programs to maintain a positive, productive atmosphere. *Observes all aspects of the school experience and makes recommendations and adjustments necessary to establish a safe school.
Working Environment: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job (After School Club Supervisor). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, to enter data into a computer; to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms, outdoors and on the telephone; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds to shoulder height and 50 pounds to waist height; and to bend, stoop, sit on the floor, climb stairs, walk and reach overhead frequently and for extended time periods.
CCID is an Equal Opportunity institution and is nondiscriminatory relative to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.