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Elementary Counselor 1.0 FTE - Fargo Public Schools

Posted on 2020-02-13 9:40:42 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Ffargo%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D3246&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C01293f9257d84cea2e9a08d7b09b1432%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637172052419605273&sdata=nUyMIBeEie91ronFAKYDDumEK7lueeQdi1F9cVrCm3Y%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 2020-2021 School Year Date Closing: Until Filled Position Vacancy for 2020-2021 School Year Position Summary: To provide a comprehensive guidance program for students in grades K-12. To provide proactive leadership that engages all stakeholders in the delivery of programs and services to help students to achieve success in school. School counselors are professional educators with a mental health perspective who understand and respond to the challenges presented by today&#8217;s diverse student population. Responsibilities: * Communicates and collaborates with supervisors, colleagues, students, parents/guardians and community resources to meet the developmental needs of students * Promotes the knowledge, skills and attitudes students need to achieve academic success, college and career readiness and social/emotional development through individual planning, small-group or classroom guidance * Provides responsive services to meet students&#8217; immediate needs and concerns * Implements, manages and evaluates the Fargo Public Schools comprehensive counseling program * Participates on the building level crisis team and responds to individual/building/district crisis situations, when appropriate * Collaborates with administration to provide registration, orientation and transition activities for students new to the school * Facilitates educational programs for parents/guardians and students, as needed * Interprets cognitive, aptitude and achievement tests, as appropriate * Participates in building and district level meetings (i.e. MTSS, IEP, 504, SARB, PLC, etc), as needed * Continues professional development to increase awareness in best counseling practices * Implements program components to meet state mandated standards (interest inventories, testing interpretation, career conferencing/class, etc.), where required * Participate in all mandatory training or training appropriate to the position as required by the district. Minimum Qualifications: * Master's degree in counseling * Valid ND school counseling credential from North Dakota Department of Public Instruction and appropriate licensure from ND Education Standards and Practices Board Preferred Qualifications: * Three or more years of elementary school counseling experience * Experience working with diverse populations * Experience with trauma informed practices and restorative practices * Experience leading 504s ________________________________ To Apply: Log on to www.applitrack.com/fargo/onlineapp<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Ffargo%2Fonlineapp&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C01293f9257d84cea2e9a08d7b09b1432%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637172052419615265&sdata=VC4L02h9nLjOBxlxbp67IFsAu%2BeN5F7tLmVViW6bd%2FI%3D&reserved=0> to view current vacancies and complete our online application. For more information or questions please call 701-446-1050 or email at korynta@fargo.k12.nd.us<mailto:korynta@fargo.k12.nd.us>. External applicants are eligible for ND Veteran&#8217;s Preference. North Dakota veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability. The Fargo Public School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer who fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, marital status, public assistance status, sexual orientation, gender expression/identity, or participation in lawful activity off the employer&#8217;s premises during non-working hours which is not in direct conflict with the essential business-related interests of the employer in its education/activities and employment practices. The Fargo Public Schools seek to provide access to all its programs for those interested persons who might have differing levels of ability. This includes those with impaired vision and hearing loss. Fargo Public Schools uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C01293f9257d84cea2e9a08d7b09b1432%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637172052419615265&sdata=8qjZZxOsH6IWyW%2BdK3Ac2O7Gn0h7%2FyT8qoTsq6DtZA8%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date of Availability: 2020-2021 School Year
Date Closing: Until Filled

Position Vacancy for 2020-2021 School Year

Position Summary: To provide a comprehensive guidance program for students in grades K-12. To provide proactive leadership that engages all stakeholders in the delivery of programs and services to help students to achieve success in school. School counselors are professional educators with a mental health perspective who understand and respond to the challenges presented by today’s diverse student population.

Responsibilities:
  • Communicates and collaborates with supervisors, colleagues, students, parents/guardians and community resources to meet the developmental needs of students
  • Promotes the knowledge, skills and attitudes students need to achieve academic success, college and career readiness and social/emotional development through individual planning, small-group or classroom guidance
  • Provides responsive services to meet students’ immediate needs and concerns
  • Implements, manages and evaluates the Fargo Public Schools comprehensive counseling program
  • Participates on the building level crisis team and responds to individual/building/district crisis situations, when appropriate
  • Collaborates with administration to provide registration, orientation and transition activities for students new to the school
  • Facilitates educational programs for parents/guardians and students, as needed
  • Interprets cognitive, aptitude and achievement tests, as appropriate
  • Participates in building and district level meetings (i.e. MTSS, IEP, 504, SARB, PLC, etc), as needed
  • Continues professional development to increase awareness in best counseling practices
  • Implements program components to meet state mandated standards (interest inventories, testing interpretation, career conferencing/class, etc.), where required
  • Participate in all mandatory training or training appropriate to the position as required by the district.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in counseling
  • Valid ND school counseling credential from North Dakota Department of Public Instruction and appropriate licensure from ND Education Standards and Practices Board

Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Three or more years of elementary school counseling experience
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Experience with trauma informed practices and restorative practices
  • Experience leading 504s
 

To Apply: Log on to www.applitrack.com/fargo/onlineapp to view current vacancies and complete our online application. For more information or questions please call 701-446-1050 or email at korynta@fargo.k12.nd.us.
 
External applicants are eligible for ND Veteran’s Preference. North Dakota veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability.
 
The Fargo Public School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer who fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, marital status, public assistance status, sexual orientation, gender expression/identity, or participation in lawful activity off the employer’s premises during non-working hours which is not in direct conflict with the essential business-related interests of the employer in its education/activities and employment practices. The Fargo Public Schools seek to provide access to all its programs for those interested persons who might have differing levels of ability. This includes those with impaired vision and hearing loss.

Fargo Public Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online