SEL Lead/School Counselor for Summer Academy K-8 Programs

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Poquoson City Public Schools Summer Academy 2022
Job Description
TITLE: SEL Lead/School Counselor for Summer Academy K-8 Programs
This position is _X_ exempt or ___non-exempt
Responsible for providing school counseling services in the summer school setting as well as working with teachers to develop and implement social emotional learning activities for the K-8 Summer Academy program.

  • Holds a postgraduate professional license in school counseling; has a Master's Degree; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which would provide the acceptable knowledge, abilities and skills, as evidenced in the following performance responsibilities.
  • Possesses high moral standards and integrity
  • Has demonstrated professional and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with school personnel, students, parents, and members of the community
  • Knowledgeable of school counseling operations and issues and professional standards such as the American School Counselor Association's Ethical Standards for School Counselors
  • Ability to quickly learn procedures used to report information and maintain records, as well as
  • Ability to prepare required written/electronic reports
  • Ability to organize/manage and to make sound decisions
  • Knowledgeable in the Microsoft Office Suite, student management systems (PowerSchool preferred)
  • Knowledgeable of the Virginia Profile of Graduate, 21st Century Learning, Virginia Tiered System of Supports, Project Based Learning, and STEM instruction
  • Sufficient strength, agility, and dexterity (able to lift 50 pounds unassisted)
  • Supports students to understand and deal with social-emotional needs/concerns
  • Instructs students in strategies for making decisions and choices
  • Helps students to identify and develop their special talents
  • Works with students on an individual or group basis to resolve student-identified areas of concern
  • Consults with teachers on supporting the whole child and maximizing students’ learning experiences
  • Assist with and support the school and division’s tiered system of supports programs and services
  • Facilitates meetings/conferences between teachers, division staff members, students and parents
  • Maintain student records verifying student academic progress for promotion and, at the secondary level, graduation and verified credit status
  • Protects student confidentiality
  • Handles issues which are highly sensitive and/or related to student safety
  • Interprets educational information (ability and aptitude measures, standardized test scores, and other pertinent data) to students, parents, other school division personnel
  • Provides crisis counseling to students in need
  • Confers with parents about their own child(ren) or about developmental issues
  • Makes appropriate referrals to other school division personnel or community agencies
  • Informs parents and/or appropriate authorities when a student's condition indicates a clear and imminent danger to him/herself
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Summer Academy Coordinator
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Contingent upon student enrollment. Planning Days on site June 27-28, 2022 (10 paid pre-planning hours to include 1 hour of orientation on June 27, 2022 and 5 hours of additional planning during last week for a total of 15 paid planning hours). Counselor hours 8:00am-1:00pm. $37/hour
Summer Academy Coordinator
Reports to the summer school coordinator(s) and will be evaluated in accordance with School Board policy and administrative regulations on evaluation of licensed personnel

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Poquoson City Schools

500 City Hall Avenue , Poquoson, VA 23662

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Poquoson City Public Schools

500 City Hall Avenue , Poquoson, VA 23662