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Counselor

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9/10/2013
Ivette Limon
(619) 263-2171 3194
1
2013-2014
Full Time
Until Filled
39,679.00 annual salary; 11 months, 205 days
Date Posted:
9/10/2013
Application Deadline:
Until Filled
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
2013-2014
Salary:
39,679.00 annual salary; 11 months, 205 days
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Ivette Limon Email: ilimon@gomperscharter.org Phone: (619) 263-2171 3194
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

Position: Counselor                                    

E = Essential Functions 

 

Communicate necessary information regularly to students, staff and parents regarding student progress and student needs. E
Build strong relationships with parents by communicating frequently to inform them of student academic and personal growth. E
Give appropriate, persistent and encouraging feedback. E
Work enthusiastically and collaboratively with colleagues in vertical and horizontal planning in order to meet students‘ individual needs. E
Identify special needs of students and seek additional support as needed. E
Commitment to professional development outside of the classroom and enthusiastically seeking regular observations and feedback from Executive Leadership Team for continued growth. E
Strong commitment to do whatever it takes for all our students to be college ready and live with the mentality that, “Failure is not an option”. E
An unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels. E
Develop, plan implement and evaluate a school counseling and guidance program that includes academic, career, personal and social development. E
Provide school-wide prevention and intervention strategies and counseling services. E
Coordinate events such as parent nights, honor roll, challenge day, college field trips, freshman orientation etc. E
Participate in SST, SARB and intervention meetings. E
Conduct transcript reviews. E
Administer various standardized tests to students. E
Perform related duties as assigned. E                      

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Must hold a valid CA Credential in Pupil Personnel Services specializing in school counseling and passed the CBEST
Valid TB test, CPR and First Aid Certification and Livescan

 

Working Conditions:

Environment: Classroom setting

 

Physical Requirements:

Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone; seeing to read, prepare, and proofread documents, perform assigned duties; sitting or standing for extended periods of time; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other classroom equipment; kneeling, bending at the waist, and reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally, to retrieve and store files and supplies; lifting light objects.

 

Right to Revise:

The essential functions are not meant to be all-inclusive and GPA reserves the right to revise the essential functions as necessary without advance notice. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed, as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer without notice. 

Requirements for Applying

• Communicate necessary information regularly to students, staff and parents regarding student progress and student needs • Build strong relationships with parents by communicating frequently to inform them of student academic and personal growth • Give appropriate, persistent and encouraging feedback • Work enthusiastically and collaboratively with colleagues in vertical and horizontal planning in order to meet students‘ individual needs • Identify special needs of students and seek additional support as needed. • Commitment to professional development outside of the classroom and enthusiastically seeking regular in class observation and feedback from peers and Executive Leadership Team for continued growth • Utilize current events to make learning relevant to the world in which our students live • Convey higher level thinking strategies and problem solving techniques appropriate for challenging and building skills in students • Strong commitment to do whatever it takes for all our students to be college ready and live with the mentality that, “Failure is not an option” • An unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels • Develop, plan implement and evaluate a school counseling and guidance program that includes academic, career, personal and social development • Provide school-wide prevention and intervention strategies and counseling services

Must hold a valid CA Credential in Pupil Personnel Services specializing in school counseling and passed the CBEST Previous experience working in a middle/high school is highly desired Upon hiring, a valid TB test, CPR/First Aid Certification and Livescan must be provided Applicants MUST attach a cover letter/letter of intro, a resume and 3 letters of reference including a letter from your previous supervisor and school principal to be considered for this position Failure to attach all necessary documents may result in your application being denied

      Requirements for Applying

      • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, staff and parents regarding student progress and student needs • Build strong relationships with parents by communicating frequently to inform them of student academic and personal growth • Give appropriate, persistent and encouraging feedback • Work enthusiastically and collaboratively with colleagues in vertical and horizontal planning in order to meet students‘ individual needs • Identify special needs of students and seek additional support as needed. • Commitment to professional development outside of the classroom and enthusiastically seeking regular in class observation and feedback from peers and Executive Leadership Team for continued growth • Utilize current events to make learning relevant to the world in which our students live • Convey higher level thinking strategies and problem solving techniques appropriate for challenging and building skills in students • Strong commitment to do whatever it takes for all our students to be college ready and live with the mentality that, “Failure is not an option” • An unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels • Develop, plan implement and evaluate a school counseling and guidance program that includes academic, career, personal and social development • Provide school-wide prevention and intervention strategies and counseling services

      Must hold a valid CA Credential in Pupil Personnel Services specializing in school counseling and passed the CBEST Previous experience working in a middle/high school is highly desired Upon hiring, a valid TB test, CPR/First Aid Certification and Livescan must be provided Applicants MUST attach a cover letter/letter of intro, a resume and 3 letters of reference including a letter from your previous supervisor and school principal to be considered for this position Failure to attach all necessary documents may result in your application being denied

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          Tired of the same boring traditional methods of teaching? Is singing and dancing a part of your daily routine? Do you yearn for creative freedom? We are looking for creative individuals who will find new and innovative ways to bring content to life and motivate our students! This isn’t just an option, it’s a way of life at Gompers Preparatory Academy. If you are ready for the challenge, please apply. We want you! We believe the adults who work with our students at GPA must be committed to the work, must connect to students, must be coachable, must be collaborative, must have strong character, and must demonstrate mastery of the content area. Working with students is a privilege and becoming part of the GPA family is an opportunity to truly “make a difference for children and our society.” GPA featured in the San Diego Union Tribune http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/feb/11/gompers-preparatory-academy-riveroll/?page=1#article-copy GPA featured in San Diego Reader http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2009/dec/09/cover-gompers-takes-bow/?print GPA featured on NBC Education Nation http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Community-Successfully-Rebuilds-Troubled-School-130700733.html

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