Provide a comprehensive guidance and counseling program for students in grades 9-12 and specifically provide services to meet the special needs of his/her assigned caseload; consult with teachers, parents and staff to enhance their effectiveness in helping students’ educational, social, personal, and career development; and provide support to other high school educational programs.
Master’s Degree from accredited college or university
Valid Texas Counselor’s Certification
Two years teaching experience or public school counseling experience required.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Teach the high school guidance curriculum
Guide individual and groups of students through the development of educational and career plans
Plan and evaluate the campus guidance program
Identify and support at-risk students
Counsel individual students and small groups of students who are in at-risk situations
Consult with teachers, parents, and staff regarding meeting developmental needs of adolescents and regarding specific information about the children for whom they have responsibility
Coordinate, conduct or participate in activities which contribute to the effective operation of the school
Demonstrate leadership ability
Demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with other professionals
Refer students in at-risk situations and/or their parents to special programs and/or specialists
Maintain a high level of integrity and service at all times
Apply good public relations skills when working with school personnel and community members
PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Pursue continuous professional growth
Attend 3 hours of ethics training each year
Performs other duties as may be assigned by principal
Additional Job Information
This position will be filled for the beginning of the 19-20 school year.