Virtual Elementary School Counselor (Sign On Bonus)

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Must hold a license issued by Utah State Office of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: School Counselor (K-12) (Level 1), School Counselor (K-12) (Level 2), School Counselor (K-12) (Level 3).
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.


Eligible new hire will receive a sign-on bonus of $3,500. Sign on bonus will be payable at the conclusion of the first semester.

Working from your home office within Utah or from our office in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Elementary School Counselor will virtually assist students and parents/learning coaches with course selection, scheduling and will be the initial point of contact for student concerns that span multiple subject areas as well as non-academic issues.

The Elementary School Counselor will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:

Assist students and families with successful transition into the program; Follow up with students and families to ensure that they are staying on track and fulfilling the requirements of our school; Build relationships with students and families through email, phone calls, and in person when necessary; Proactively be able to troubleshoot and problem solve student and family issues and understand the proper channels of communication; Work with school teams to identify and help families access school and community resources; Assist with interventions around attendance and engagement concerns; Assist students and parents with the school course selection process according to specific state credit and requirements and student needs and interests; Advise students with issues related to dropping courses and changing schedules, seeking support as needed, while ensuring that the school’s course selection and drop policies are adhered to; Implement programs for students and families related to interpersonal adjustment issues; Participate in the development of crisis prevention and management plans for the school and serve as a key member of the Student Support Team (SST); Report and refer critical incidents that jeopardize student well-being as obligated by law, administrative regulations, or ethical standards. Stay abreast of all state regulations relating to incident reporting and documentation; Assist teachers when students enroll mid-semester, making sure that teachers receive guidance on integrating the students into their coursework, and ensuring that previous grades, credits, and evaluations are handled appropriately; And other duties as assigned.

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Utah Connections Academy

675 East 2100 South Plaza 721, Suite 270, Salt Lake City, UT 84106

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Utah Connections Academy

675 East 2100 South Plaza 721, Suite 270, Salt Lake City, UT 84106