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PURPOSE: Utilizing leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, school counselors promote student success, provide preventive services, and respond to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic, career, and personal/social development for all students
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
- Minimum Master’s degree in Counselor Education program
- Must hold or be eligible to hold a North Carolina educator’s license in school counseling
TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: 10 Months
SALARY: North Carolina Teacher’s Salary Schedule
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
- Development and management of a comprehensive school counseling program: Develops and maintains a plan for effective delivery of the school counseling program based on the NC Comprehensive School Counseling Standard Course of Study and current individual school data.
- Individual Student Planning: Assists all students, individually or in groups, with developing academic, career and personal/social skills goals and plans. Accurately interprets and utilizes student data. Collaborates with parents/guardians and educators to assist students with educational and career planning.
- Preventive and Responsive Services: Effectively and appropriately assesses and address the needs, characteristics and interactions of students, families, LEA personnel, and community. Implements effective referral and follow-up process. Uses assessment procedures for determining and structuring individual and group counseling services. Implements developmentally appropriate and prevention-oriented group activities to meet student needs and school goals.
- System Support: Provides information to staff related to the comprehensive school counseling program. Assists teachers, parents/guardians and other stakeholders in interpreting and understanding student data. Participates in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills. Uses technology resources to enhance the school counseling program. Adheres to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the school counseling profession.
- Advocacy: Advocates for appropriate services for students and their families.
- Consultation and Collaboration: Communicates the goals of the comprehensive school counseling program to education stakeholders (i.e., administrators, teachers, students, parents, and community/business leaders.)
- Accountability: Collects and analyzes data to guide program direction and emphasis. Measures results of the school counseling program activities and shares results as appropriate. Monitors student academic performance, behavior and attendance and assists with appropriate interventions.
- Any other duties as assigned.
- Must be able to stand, sit, or walk for prolonged periods of time.
- Ability to bend, stoop, carry, push, or pull.
- Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds routinely and 50 pounds occasionally.
- Must be able to facilitate the evacuation of students in emergency situations and/or drills.
- Must be able to visually, auditorily, and physically monitor student performance and conduct.
- Must be able to facilitate the evacuation of students during emergency situations and/or drills.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.
Onslow County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.