Middle School Guidance Counselor
Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in Counselor/Guidance.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
1- Counsels with students individually & in groups, to assist in problem-solving & decision making of a personal, social, emotional, academic, educational, avocational, or vocational nature. 2- Provides for the student's orientation to the offerings of high school, its personnel, facilities, regulations, rules, customs, traditions, courses, health, discipline, attendance, guidance counseling, and psychological services. 3- Collects, organizes, and disseminates information concerning employment, and explains educational opportunities beyond the secondary school level. 4- Collects and interprets data about students to assist in program planning, technical, and or educational placement, and student adjustment. 5- Provide information for students by assisting in appraising their interest, aptitudes, abilities, educational achievement, and minor aspects of personality. 6- Provide information for students by assisting in program planning in accordance with available data so that students may have the opportunity to utilize their abilities more fully and establish realistic goals in education, employment, and life. 7- Assists in the administration of the state testing programs and administer other test in accordance with regulations established by the Superintendent or Designee. 8- Consults with other school staff on making recommendations for schedule changes, individualizing instruction, and submitting and/or processing referrals to the psychologist. 9- Confers with parents in appropriate individual or group sessions on the personal, education and vocational development of their children, the total education program of the school, the post-high school educational and occupational opportunities for their children. 10- Cooperate with other authorized service providers by assigning in group sissions with teachers, students, and administrators. 11- Facilitates transition of students by providing for consistent articulation between middle school,l high school, and post high school experiences. 12- Serving as a community liaison agent, 13- Assist the public in an understanding of the total school program 14- Present research data to appropriate professional personnel. 15- undertakes the continuous evaluation of the nature and scoop of the guidance services as outlined above for the efficient, inclusive, and effective functioning of guidance as an integral part of the total education program. 16- Participates on the Positive Behavior Support Team. 17- Assists administration and teachers with multi-tiered intervention strategies to support student growth in the areas of academic, social, or mental health. 18- Performs other duties as assigned by the principal.