K-8 School Counselor

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Employment Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
Kindergarten
Base Salary
$40,000 - $75,000 per YEAR
Benefits
Offers 401K
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Position Areas
Elementary
Specialists
Certification

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 one of the following areas: Elementary Teacher, Functional Behavioral Specialist, Occupational Therapist, School Psychologist, Speech Language Pathologist/Therapist.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th.
The license status must be active.

Description

Leadership: Serve as part of the school leadership team and work with the team to develop plans to address school goals and challenges in working towards meeting those goals. Be an active leader in the school, contribute to the development and implementation of the school improvement plan. Counseling data projects need to align with and support school work plan goals. Support Tiered intervention including academics, attendance and behavior. Work with school leadership to create, and facilitate an intervention program to address issues within the school environment including, Child Assistance Team, Attendance Interventions, etc. Work with school leadership to implement a College and Career Readiness School Counseling Program Model at the school site.

General responsibilities: Collaborative Classroom Instruction for Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is developed based on targeted gaps and identified needs. Administrators will assist the counselor to ensure that this is delivered in collaboration with the classroom teacher and behavior coach who can then reinforce the skills and lessons delivered. The counselor will support Tier 1 instructions, provide Tier 2 small group re-teaching and work with Tier 3 ChAT to ensure that individualized needs are met for students as needed. School counselor is available for responsive services as needed and is able to collaborate with school and outside resources to meet student needs as identified. Counselor should always be made available as a first priority for any crisis support request. Writing crisis plans and working with appropriate intervention staff to help students in crisis. Following up with students and families to make sure students in crisis are safe. Implement and provide as needed groups for identified needs: bullying, grief, transitions, mental needs (SEL), divorce, etc. Coordinate referrals to our onsite therapist and work with the therapist to provide services to students that need interventions or provide outside resources to families who choose to get help outside of school. Create a transition plan for 6th and 8th grade students. All 5th grade and 8th grade students will participate in a Parent/Student Individualized meeting with a focus on next step planning.This includes the transition to middle school and high school with an introduction to college and career planning and course selection for High School. Collaborate with school staff to reach all students. Alignment with surrounding high schools to collaborate for effective transitions to secondary programs. Schedule visits for students and help students create a transition plan for both 6th grade and 9th grade.

What Comprises a GreenWood Education? The GreenWood School of Harrisville is a dynamic Expeditionary Learning community dedicated to fostering each child’s unique potential and spirit of adventure through exemplary standards of health and wellness, environmental stewardship and collaborative student achievement. With 400 students in grades K-8, our school's holistic approach to educating our students will integrate student and family focus on our HEALTH Values: Healthy Habits, Environmental Stewardship, Academic Achievement, Leadership, Thinking Creatively and Honoring Diversity. Committed to a diverse community, GreenWood Charter School recruits staff, students and their families to honor their heritage and foster a sense of “family” and belonging at our school.

What Makes a Great GreenWood Teacher? Each GreenWood teacher is committed to the mission of GreenWood. A GreenWood staff member has a profound respect for the life of the child and believes that all young people are capable of great intellectual achievement and profound compassion. GreenWood teachers are familiar with research on the teaching of reading, writing, math, and science and they are comfortable with collaborative curriculum planning, working with students from various learning backgrounds, team-teaching, multi-aged, multi-year classrooms, and working together with parents to help students achieve academic and personal success. In addition, the GreenWood faculty is creative, innovative, and caring. The school community actively encourages teachers to remain intellectually engaged in their individual content areas as well as creatively inspires faculty to take on new intellectual and social challenges while continuing to hone their practice as teachers.

Additionally, we at GreenWood prioritize the ongoing professional growth of each member of our faculty. GreenWood’s partnership with the EL network prioritizes ongoing and relevant professional development of all our faculty including EL school visits, institutes, National Conference and strong instructional coaching with our EL School Designer.

Compensation The GreenWood Compensation Model is competitive and commensurate with education and experience. All positions include benefits similar to those offered by area public schools including health, dental, vision, 401k and Life benefits.

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GreenWood Charter School

840 N Hwy 89 , Harrisville, UT 84404
 

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GreenWood Charter School

840 N Hwy 89 , Harrisville, UT 84404