School Counselor (Bilingual Spanish/English)
• Advises and counsels students regarding academic, educational, and short-term social and emotional problems. • Remains universally accessible and makes an effort to know every student for whom they are responsible. • Provides individual student planning and responsive services to support students and their families regarding academic matters. • Teaches guidance classes and provides guidance counseling to students through planned activities in small group or classroom settings to convey educational, social, and important school information, and offers workshops/seminars for parents. • Consults, facilitates, and maintains communication with parents, teachers, administrators, and pertinent agents on specific student and parent academic and educational matters including academic modifications and/or accommodations. • Provides feedback and recommends appropriate action and solutions to individual student’s academic and educational needs and abilities. • Participates on a Student Success Team, identifies students who may need targeted or intensive services, and coordinates with behavioral health specialists. • Assists students/parents in understanding school policies and procedures. • Provides brief counseling to address social and emotional concerns and appropriately refers students to behavioral health specialists. • Communicates, coordinates, and collaborates with behavioral health specialists on developing and implementing student supports. • Supports and attends appropriate student activities and events.