Guidance Counselor

Location
Bridgeville, DE 19933, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 22, 2018
Ref
5200006285
Close Date:
04/20/2018

SUMMARY :

To provide, as a member of the Guidance department, a comprehensive guidance program for students in grades 6-8; consult with teachers, staff and parents to enhance their effectiveness in helping students; as well as provide support to other school educational programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : Other duties may be assigned.
  • Counsels groups or individual students through the development of educational and career plans.
  • Counsels small groups and individual students with problems; refers severe problems to appropriate agencies.
  • Consult with teachers, staff and parents regarding meeting the developmental needs of students.
  • Evaluate and revise the building counseling program.
  • Conduct counseling activities in the classroom in conjunction with administration and teachers.
  • Consult with teachers to facilitate the infusion of counseling learning activities into the regular education curricula.
  • Responds to crisis situations when appropriate.
  • Facilitates testing programs as assigned.
  • Attends meetings and programs as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES :

Student and student helpers.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS :

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE :

Masters Degree.

CERTIFICATES , LICENSES , REGISTRATION :

Certification as required by the State of Delaware.

LANGUAGE SKILLS :

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS :

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to calculate and figure answers. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


R: EASONING ABILITY :


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES :

Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs; ability to plan and implement lessons based on school objectives and the needs/abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents. Effective skill in oral and written communication.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously required to sit, talk or hear. Occasionally the employee will repeat the same hand, arm or finger motion many times. The employee must be able to attend meetings in the evening and at other locations.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material; as well as the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

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 usually quiet to moderate.

The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all applicants, re-advertise and/or withdraw the position. The Woodbridge School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment or educational programs, services, or activities, based on race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap, in accordance with State and Federal Laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Start Date: August 2018

Salary Range: From/To: Based upon level of education and years of related, full-time experience.

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

Use of any published data or content on this web site is prohibited without the written consent of the Delaware Department of Education.

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