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School Counselor - Mountain View School at Kings Canyon Unified School District

Application Deadline

Until Filled

Date Posted
4/19/2024
Contact
Josh Darnell
559 305 7050
Number of Openings
1
Salary
Pay dependent on experience
Add'l Salary Info
Placement on the Certificated Management Salary Schedule according to experience and education
Length of Work Year
2022-2023 193 Duty Days
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description / Essential Elements:    Print   
SCHOOL COUNSELOR Definition The School Counselor works under direct supervision of the Building Principal or Assistant Principal - Student Services. Essential Responsibilities 1. Maintain a close relationship with staff, students and parents in the handling and disposition of individual and group problems; 2. Maintain a continuous effort to be aware of student achievement, aptitude, ability and interest, through the process of personal interviews and interpretation of test results; 3. Give assistance to students with special problems; 4. Make referrals when necessary to special services; 5. Assist students in choosing realistic programs; 6. Assist students in obtaining vocational information; 7. Assist students with scholarship information and application; 8. In cooperation with teachers, study poor performance of students and create a program of assistance; 9. Implement the policies and procedures adopted by the Board relative to "non-achieving" students; 10. Keep accurate and up-to-date information in cumulative folders for each student; 11. Assist with data processing procedures relative to scheduling and grading of students; 12. Check student records for completion of graduation requirements and minimal competencies; 13. Carefully and accurately evaluate transcripts of records of transfer students; 14. Change student schedules; 15. Assist with the registration of new students; and 16. Make decisions regarding the disposition of student referrals and discipline problems within the framework of school and District policy. Qualifications 1. Regular Teacher Credential; 2. Pupil Personnel Credential; 3. Ability to get along well with others; 4. Ability to make decisions; 5. A true interest in the welfare of students; and 6. Ability to handle privileged information in a professional manner. Experience 1. Three years of successful teaching; 2. Competence in some specific academic area. Other California Driver's License and a vehicle for school business use. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is required to: occasionally sit for extended periods of time; frequently walk; occasionally stand and reach with hands and arms, bending at the waist to retrieve and store files. Specific abilities required include close and distance vision, the ability to hear conversations in quiet and noisy environments, and the ability to speak clearly in order to exchange information and make presentations. Some driving is necessary. Occasionally, yet essential to this position, the individual must meet deadlines with severe time constraints, interacting with the public and other workers. Occasionally the position requires the employee to work irregular or extended hours, meet multiple demands from several people and at times come into contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate; office environment is subject to constant interruptions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. Amended 5/19/86; 4/21/97; 9/97

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Appropriate Credential Master's Degree preferred Bilingual Preferred

  • Copy of Transcript
  • Credential Copy
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 Required)
  • Resume

    Appropriate Credential Master's Degree preferred Bilingual Preferred

    • Copy of Transcript
    • Credential Copy
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 Required)
    • Resume