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Elementary School Counselor 2021-22 at Sierra Sands Unified

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About the Employer

Growing a Community of Engaged Learners Connecting to Future Opportunities Through Innovative Education We are located in the Indian Wells Valley of California's beautiful high desert. The valley, averaging 2,500 feet in elevation, is surrounded by the magnificent Sierra Nevada, Coso, and Argus Mountain Ranges. The city of Los Angeles is a three-hour drive to the south, and Bakersfield, the Kern County seat, is two hours to the west. The highest and lowest points in the contiguous United States (Mount Whitney in the Sierra Nevadas and Badwater in Death Valley) are both within a comfortable driving distance. The air in the Indian Wells Valley is clean and clear with practically unlimited visibility.

Job Information

Date Posted: 6/26/2021 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 189 days
Salary: $54,831 to $90,814 plus $1,800 for MA and $2,800 for PHD Number Openings: (At time of posting) 2
Contact: Jan Burke Email: jburke@ssusd.org
Phone: 760-499-1622
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
To provide comprehensive counseling & guidance services within the secondary school. This includes services & guidance in the areas of career planning, educational planning, and psychological/social development and to assist in the development of positive self-image and the improvement of interpersonal relationship among pupils, teachers & parents. - To implement & supoort the philosphy, goals, objectives & policies of the district & school - To help pupils become responsible, self-directed citizens & to assist pupils in the development of decision-making skills - To provide guidance in the development of educational plans commensurate with individual aptitude & achievement. - To plan with parents & pupils and to provide information for the development of career plans - To aid pupils in the selection of appropriate courses & to interpret courses & graduation requirements - To counsel with pupils & parents in regard to academic problems & to communicate (in writing and by telephone) when necessary regarding pupil's progress & problems - To provide assistance to teachers, including conferences, to interpret the abilities & needs of pupils and consultation concerning specialized instruction indicated - To counsel with pupils in regard to personal, social, & family problems and to aid the pupil in seeking solutions - to review registrations and program changes - To aid in the development of group guidance programs which include faculty, curricula, Career Center, and/or community involvement - To serve as coordinator & facilitator of parent/teacher conferences & resource person for referral services in school districts and community - To keep appropriate records - To Enhance professioanl competence through professional growth activities - To assist in staff planning for the school principal relating to articulation, enrollment, scheduling, vocational guidance, testing, and other related counseling subprograms - To interact positively with colleagues - To participate in supervision of school activities - To utilize school & community resources for pupil benefit - To select or recommend pupils for special need, merit or recognition - To administer standardized tests & to interpret test results Under the immediate supervision of the site administrator with assistance from site/district administrative staff. Provides leadership & professional/technical advice to advisors & other certificated staff assigned to the school.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Applicants must hold or be eligible for California Pupil Personnel Services Credential with School Counselor authorization

Please include copies of all credentials held, transcripts, and 3 reference letters and resume

Applicants must hold or be eligible for California Pupil Personnel Services Credential with School Counselor authorization

Please include copies of all credentials held, transcripts, and 3 reference letters and resume

      Comments and Other Information

      This positions is for the 2021-22 school year. Beginning date of employment 8-3-21 RELOCATION REIMBURSEMENT up to $2500

       


      Application Deadline

      Until Filled

      Date Posted

      6/26/2021

      Contact

      Jan Burke
      760-499-1622

      Number of Openings

      2

      Salary

      $54,831 to $90,814 plus $1,800 for MA and $2,800 for PHD

      Length of Work Year

      189 days

      Employment Type

      Full Time