School Counselor, Elementary 2021-2022 School Year at Mt. Diablo Unified | EDJOIN

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School Counselor, Elementary 2021-2022 School Year at Mt. Diablo Unified

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Job Information

Date Posted: 4/14/2021 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 195 days
Salary: $56,222 - $103,662* Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified
Contact: Chris Essayan Email: essayanc@mdusd.org
Phone:
Site and Location:: To be determined
Stipends:: $1,413 for Masters Degree and Ph.D./Ed.D.
*MDUSD career increments:: Applied when appropriate up to $103,662
Medical Benefits:: District contribution towards medical benefits with access to a variety of group health plans. Employees with .50 FTE or greater are eligible for Medical Benefits.
Vision and Dental Benefits:: Comprehensive dental and vision plans.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Possession of Pupil Personnel Services Credential (PPSC) with Authorization in School Counseling, School Psychology or School Social Work.

The School Counselor's primary function is to provide all students equitable access to developmentally appropriate and comprehensive counseling services focused on academic success, personal and social development and career and college guidance. This position plans, monitors and manages students’ educational development, such as short and long-range educational goals, academic progress, four-year plans, graduation requirements, academic honors, college entrance requirements, post-secondary opportunities, career development, financial aid and personal/social development. Communicates and involves parents and caregivers in this process. Provide guidance to Career/College Advisors and graduate school counseling and social work interns.

  • Copy of Transcript
  • Letter of Introduction (Stating the position to which you are applying and your skills and qualifications)
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Two to three letters, no older than 1 year old.)
  • Resume (One to two pages in length, recently updated.)


  • Pupil Personnel Services Credential - Basic Pupil Personnel Services

Possession of Pupil Personnel Services Credential (PPSC) with Authorization in School Counseling, School Psychology or School Social Work.

The School Counselor's primary function is to provide all students equitable access to developmentally appropriate and comprehensive counseling services focused on academic success, personal and social development and career and college guidance. This position plans, monitors and manages students’ educational development, such as short and long-range educational goals, academic progress, four-year plans, graduation requirements, academic honors, college entrance requirements, post-secondary opportunities, career development, financial aid and personal/social development. Communicates and involves parents and caregivers in this process. Provide guidance to Career/College Advisors and graduate school counseling and social work interns.

  • Copy of Transcript
  • Letter of Introduction (Stating the position to which you are applying and your skills and qualifications)
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Two to three letters, no older than 1 year old.)
  • Resume (One to two pages in length, recently updated.)


  • Pupil Personnel Services Credential - Basic Pupil Personnel Services

Comments and Other Information

Qualifications Knowledge and Skills 1) Knowledge of effective strategies to identify and address the educational needs of students in public education and access career training opportunities, universities and colleges. 2) Understanding of child and adolescent development (physical, cognitive, behavioral, emotional) and ability to use this information to provide effective counseling services. 3) Ability to work effectively with all segments of the educational community and general public. 4) Ability to exercise good judgment and decision making. 5) Knowledge of the IEP and Section 504 process and related school district policies and procedures. 6) Knowledge of practices and procedures related to school discipline, including but not limited to alternatives to suspension and expulsion. 7) Knowledge of practices and supports to develop a culturally responsive learning environment. 8) Knowledge of school counseling approaches and ability to address child and adolescent concerns within the school setting as a whole. 9) Possession of a valid California driver’s license. Bilingual Spanish preferred but not required. Physical Abilities: Hear and speak to make presentations and exchange information in person and on the telephone; communicate so others will be able to clearly understand normal conversation; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and manipulate paper; see to read, prepare documents and reports and to observe other personnel; sit or stand for extended periods of time; work at a desk, conference table, small student classroom table, or in meetings in various configurations; hear and understand speech at normal levels; kneel, bend at the waist, reach overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Mt. Diablo Unified School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NONDISCRIMINATION: The Mt. Diablo Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identify, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, actual or potential parental, family, marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding compliance with Title IX student issues, please contact the Title IX Compliance Officer, Wendi Aghily, Chief of Pupil Services and Special Education, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at aghilyw@mdusd.org. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding compliance with Title IX employee issues, please contact the Chief of Human Resources, John Rubio, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at rubioj@mdusd.org. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding harassment, discrimination, intimidation and bullying, please contact the Equity Compliance Officer, Jennifer Sachs, Executive Director of Instructional Support, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at sachsj@mdusd.org.

Comments and Other Information


Qualifications Knowledge and Skills 1) Knowledge of effective strategies to identify and address the educational needs of students in public education and access career training opportunities, universities and colleges. 2) Understanding of child and adolescent development (physical, cognitive, behavioral, emotional) and ability to use this information to provide effective counseling services. 3) Ability to work effectively with all segments of the educational community and general public. 4) Ability to exercise good judgment and decision making. 5) Knowledge of the IEP and Section 504 process and related school district policies and procedures. 6) Knowledge of practices and procedures related to school discipline, including but not limited to alternatives to suspension and expulsion. 7) Knowledge of practices and supports to develop a culturally responsive learning environment. 8) Knowledge of school counseling approaches and ability to address child and adolescent concerns within the school setting as a whole. 9) Possession of a valid California driver’s license. Bilingual Spanish preferred but not required. Physical Abilities: Hear and speak to make presentations and exchange information in person and on the telephone; communicate so others will be able to clearly understand normal conversation; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and manipulate paper; see to read, prepare documents and reports and to observe other personnel; sit or stand for extended periods of time; work at a desk, conference table, small student classroom table, or in meetings in various configurations; hear and understand speech at normal levels; kneel, bend at the waist, reach overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally; lift and move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Mt. Diablo Unified School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NONDISCRIMINATION: The Mt. Diablo Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identify, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, actual or potential parental, family, marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding compliance with Title IX student issues, please contact the Title IX Compliance Officer, Wendi Aghily, Chief of Pupil Services and Special Education, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at aghilyw@mdusd.org. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding compliance with Title IX employee issues, please contact the Chief of Human Resources, John Rubio, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at rubioj@mdusd.org. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding harassment, discrimination, intimidation and bullying, please contact the Equity Compliance Officer, Jennifer Sachs, Executive Director of Instructional Support, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at sachsj@mdusd.org.

 


Application Deadline

Until Filled

Date Posted

4/14/2021

Contact

Number of Openings

Not Specified

Salary

$56,222 - $103,662*

Length of Work Year

195 days

Employment Type

Full Time

Site and Location::

To be determined

Stipends::

$1,413 for Masters Degree and Ph.D./Ed.D.

*MDUSD career increments::

Applied when appropriate up to $103,662

Medical Benefits::

District contribution towards medical benefits with access to a variety of group health plans. Employees with .50 FTE or greater are eligible for Medical Benefits.
Comprehensive dental and vision plans.