School Counselors (PreK-12) - 2022-2023 School Year

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Employment Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
10th
11th
12th
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Kindergarten
Preschool/Pre-K
Start Date
Immediately
Position Areas
Pupil Services
Certification

Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Postgraduate Professional License, Provisional License, Pupil Personnel Services License, Statement of Eligibility.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Admissions/Registrar, Counselor/Guidance, Financial Aid, Minority/Multicultural Affairs, Pupil Personnel Workers, Residence Life, School Liaison Officer, School Nurse, Social Worker, Truancy Officer.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Preschool/Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program. Expired certifications will be considered.

Description

Fluvanna County Public Schools seek to hire a School Counselors (PreK-12) for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year.

Job Title: School Counselor Salary Index: Teacher Salary Scale Reports To: Principal/Director FLSA Status: Exempt -Teacher Salary Scale

SUMMARY:

To provide direct instructional, behavioral, social-emotional, and mental health resources and supports to all students while collaborating with staff, local agencies, and families to ensure appropriate access to services to foster successful outcomes for all students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Counsels students with learning, physical, social, and emotional concerns and focus areas

Lead both individual and group conferences with students and staff

Collaboration with School Social Worker to assist with attendance concerns and compliance

Act as Social Worker liaison

Monthly attendance and OOC meetings

Work with school personnel regarding monthly attendance meetings

Provide behavioral support and plans for students to successfully transition back into home school

Provide occupational information programs introducing the student to the world of work

Assist with identifying students with special needs

Maintain accurate and up-to-date permanent record folders

Consult and communicate with all stakeholders regarding student success plans

Interpret objective data to classroom teachers, parents, and students

Work closely with classroom teachers in planning and implementing group counseling sessions based on the developmental needs of all students.

Arrange case conferences involving all stakeholders and coordinate the efforts of all specialists working on a case.

Assist with community service activities

Acquaint teachers and families with psychological personnel and services available

Act as the liaison between school and community agencies in working with students

Provide for articulation between the sending school and the receiving school.

Communication and collaboration with site based school administration and school counselors

Transitional planning for students incorporating goals and objectives for success at site based schools

Undertake, in a cooperative endeavor, the continuous evaluation of:

the nature and scope of the guidance services as outlined above,

the functioning of guidance as an integral part of the total educational program, and

the effectiveness of guidance services

Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Federal and State Special Education guidelines

Knowledge of IEP development and the Eligibility process

Ability to assist staff in the development of legally compliant and documentation for students as required to provide FAPE as outlined by IDEA and section 504

Ability to maintain attention to detail and work with various teaching styles

Ability to be independent and lead teams in an manner consistent to the mission and goals of FCPS

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Fluvanna County Public Schools

14455 James Madison Hwy , Palmyra, VA 22963
 

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Fluvanna County Public Schools

14455 James Madison Hwy , Palmyra, VA 22963