Sac and Fox Tribe of Iowa
  • 20-Apr-2018 to 20-Jul-2018 (CST)
  • Tama, IA, USA
  • Salary
  • Contract

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans, implements, and evaluates a comprehensive program for guidance and counseling services.
  • Uses a planning process to define needs, priorities, and program objectives.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of individual activities and the overall program in meeting desired student outcomes.
  • Educates the school staff, parents, and the community about the guidance/counseling program.
  • Teaches and assists teachers in teaching of the guidance curriculum effectively.
  • Consults with administrators and teachers regarding the teacher's areas of responsibility in teaching the developmental guidance curriculum. 
  • Guides individuals and groups of students through the development of educational plans and career awareness.
  • Involves students in personalized educational and career awareness and counsels' individual students with presenting needs/concerns.
  • Counsels small groups of students with presenting needs/concerns appropriately.
  • Uses accepted theories and techniques appropriate to school counseling.
  • Consults with parents, teachers, administrators and other relevant individuals to enhance their work with students.
  • Coordinates with school and community personnel to bring together resources for students.
  • Maintains a communication system that effectively collects and disseminates information about students to other professionals as appropriate.
  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with other school professionals and representatives of community resources.
  • Uses an effective referral process for assisting students and others to use special programs and services.
  • Accurately assesses student's and their families needs for referral.
  • Participates actively in the process for referral of students to school/district special programs and/or services.
  • Uses an effective referral process for assisting students and others to use community agencies and services.
  • Participates in the planning and evaluation of the school group standardized testing program.
  • Is knowledgeable in the principles of testing and measurement, which underlie standardized testing program development.
  • Collaborates in the planning and evaluation of the group standardized testing program.
  • Interprets test and other appraisal results appropriately to school personnel, students, and parents.
  • Uses other sources of student data as assessment tools for the purpose of educational planning and maintains the confidentiality of student assessment.
  • Ensures that the uses of student records are for the benefit of students and personnel working with those students. 
  • Observes ethical standards of the American School Counselor Association and relevant legal standards.
  • Keeps abreast of current and innovative procedures and practices in the fields of guidance and counseling and in education.
  • Selects counselor interventions appropriate to students' issues and circumstances.
  • Creates an atmosphere in which confidence, understanding, and respect result in a helping relationship.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with other counselors.
  • Advocates for students and respects the integrity of the students.
  • Maintains professional records.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Iowa Professional School Counselor License, K-8 Endorsement
  • Additional training and coursework as may be requested by supervisor
  • Previous school counseling experience
  • Must have a valid driver's license and submit a certified driving record for review
  • Must be able to successfully complete background investigation

SUPERVISION:

  • Will be under direct supervision of the Principal/Superintendent

SALALRY:

  • $43,368.00-$73,112.00

 

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