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, Pupil Personnel Services License, Technical Professional License, Statement of Eligibility.
The license position area must be in Counselor/Guidance.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs responsible professional guidance, counseling, assessment, communication, human relations, safety, and support of a student or group for academic development, career development and for personal/social development.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS: (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
• Provides and is accountable for the guidance, counseling, assessment, communication, human relations, safety, and support of a student or group for academic development, career development and for personal/social development. • Provides direct support services to individual students, small groups, and classrooms. Completes assessments, referrals, and counseling with students and families. • Conduct professional development workshop on identifying at-risk students. • Serves as a resource for teachers, staff, and parents regarding the developmental needs of students. • Assist students choosing class courses and advise students regarding academic and extracurricular activities. Provide students with college scholarship/financial aid information, training manuals, and catalogs. • Completes written reports as needed or as requested by Principal. Completes reports as required by Federal, State, and local agencies. • Maintain records to document interactions, interventions, and decisions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Considerable knowledge of child growth and development; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.