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School Counselor, 1.0 FTE (Elementary) - South St. Paul Public Schools

Posted on 2018-07-11 3:07:07 PM

Listing expires 2018-08-08 12:00:00 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fsspps%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D1817&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cb40b018d333d461fd91308d5e769df73%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=osZNP4JgRL3Of%2FScUzAOgJNi%2B6psEQQ4%2FJbzSn0tCCU%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 2018-19 School Year Date Closing: Open until filled 1.0 FTE School Counselor (Elementary) 2018-19 School Year Kaposia Education Center Reports to: Building Principal Employee Group: Teachers Salary: Per Master Agreement Job Summary To provide a comprehensive counseling program that supports student academic, social, physical and personal career development in an elementary school setting. This is accomplished through planning and preparation, maintaining an educational environment, teaching academic and life skills, and providing professional responsibilities to our staff, students, and parents. Job Functions * Implement or assist in implementing a safe school climate that results in academic and personal success for all students. * Provide guidance to help students cope effectively to personal, social, academic, and family concerns. * Support the total need of each student (educational, personal and social), encourage maximum growth and development * Arrange student intake meetings. * Arrange student shadowing opportunities and work with families to set up tours of the building. * Conduct classroom activities/lessons to support instruction, educational transitions, and personal development. * Present relevant topics in a classroom setting. * Attend student, staff and parent meetings as deemed appropriate. * Assist the school assessment coordinator as needed, organize and administer MCA, ACT, and NWEA assessments and use data for future course enrollment and offerings * Collect and analyze data to evaluate the success of student guidance, counseling and development plans. * Consult and coordinate with staff, parents, and community resources. * Assist in implementing an on-site crisis intervention/management plans. * Consults and collaborates effectively with parents/guardians, teachers, administrators and other educational/community resources regarding students with identified concerns and needs. * Monitors student academic performance, behavior and attendance and assists with appropriate interventions. * Other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, lift, use hands for fingering, grasping and feeling, wrists, hands and/or fingers for repetitive motions. The employee is required to kneel, reach, stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to and over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. * Current Minnesota School Counselor Licensure * Prior experience preferred as a School Counselor * Ability to develop rapport with students, parents, and colleagues * Able to work in collaboration with instructional staff and school climate and culture * Commitment to working effectively with students and families from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds * Demonstration of data analysis skills * Ability to create and implement academic and behavioral interventions * Knowledge of the law as pertaining to schools * Knowledge of at-risk behaviors and intervention strategies * Knowledge of resources and referral systems for students and parents * Requires significant confidentiality responsibilities * Ability to work a flexible schedule * Knowledge of 504 Plans, and how to create and monitor plans * Demonstrated prompt, regular and reliable attendance Physical Requirements Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Vision abilities required include close vision. Application Process: To be considered for the position, submit online application at www.sspps.org<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.sspps.org&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cb40b018d333d461fd91308d5e769df73%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=JJu5Uj8sRoOlhXVR8zRmY5wYU%2BaN%2B3zLOO%2BlXvTU%2FmA%3D&reserved=0>; posting will remain open until filled. South St. Paul Public Schools uses the applicant tracking<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cb40b018d333d461fd91308d5e769df73%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=VCkGN68jCdS%2BenMMXbdadiuO92vfhc1%2FTaUsoLcwwzo%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date of Availability: 2018-19 School Year
Date Closing: Open until filled
1.0 FTE School Counselor (Elementary)
2018-19 School Year
Kaposia Education Center

Reports to:  
Building Principal
Employee Group:  Teachers
Salary:  Per Master Agreement

Job Summary
 
To provide a comprehensive counseling program that supports student academic, social, physical and personal career development in an elementary school settingThis is accomplished through planning and preparation, maintaining an educational environment, teaching academic and life skills, and providing professional responsibilities to our staff, students, and parents.
 
Job Functions 
  • Implement or assist in implementing a safe school climate that results in academic and personal success for all students.
  • Provide guidance to help students cope effectively to personal, social, academic, and family concerns.
  • Support the total need of each student (educational, personal and social), encourage maximum growth and development
  • Arrange student intake meetings.
  • Arrange student shadowing opportunities and work with families to set up tours of the building.
  • Conduct classroom activities/lessons to support instruction, educational transitions, and personal development. 
  • Present relevant topics in a classroom setting.
  • Attend student, staff and parent meetings as deemed appropriate.
  • Assist the school assessment coordinator as needed, organize and administer MCA, ACT, and NWEA assessments and use data for future course enrollment and offerings
  • Collect and analyze data to evaluate the success of student guidance, counseling and development plans.
  • Consult and coordinate with staff, parents, and community resources.
  • Assist in implementing an on-site crisis intervention/management plans.
  • Consults and collaborates effectively with parents/guardians, teachers, administrators and other educational/community resources regarding students with identified concerns and needs.
  • Monitors student academic performance, behavior and attendance and assists with appropriate interventions.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
     
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, lift, use hands for fingering, grasping and feeling, wrists, hands and/or fingers for repetitive motions.  The employee is required to kneel, reach, stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to and over 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Current Minnesota School Counselor Licensure
  • Prior experience preferred as a School Counselor
  • Ability to develop rapport with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Able to work in collaboration with instructional staff and school climate and culture
  • Commitment to working effectively with students and families from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Demonstration of data analysis skills
  • Ability to create and implement academic and behavioral interventions
  • Knowledge of the law as pertaining to schools
  • Knowledge of at-risk behaviors and intervention strategies
  • Knowledge of resources and referral systems for students and parents
  • Requires significant confidentiality responsibilities
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Knowledge of 504 Plans, and how to create and monitor plans
  • Demonstrated prompt, regular and reliable attendance 
Physical Requirements
Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Vision abilities required include close vision.

Application Process:  To be considered for the position, submit online application at www.sspps.org; posting will remain open until filled. 

South St. Paul Public Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online