School Counselor - Pattonville R-III School District
Position: School Counselor
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Guidance Counselor
Job Location: Drummond Elementary
Beginning: Aug 12, 2019
Deadline: Apr 30, 2019**
District: Pattonville R-III School District
St Ann, MO 63074
Telephone: 314-213-8065 EXT 1065
Job Description:
Elementary School - Guidance Counselor - Drummond Elementary - 2019-2020

Essential Functions:
  • Assists students with making course and subject selections and assists in the scheduling of classes.
  • Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff to meet the needs of individual student's, including students with special needs, and to familiarize stakeholders with guidance services.
  • Assists with the registration and orientation of students who are new to the school regarding procedures and educational programming.
  • Serves as resource to students to provide counseling services that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding, and maturity.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the counseling and educational field by attending seminars, workshops, professional development, professional meetings and/or by conducting research.
  • Keeps accurate and complete records.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and their parents/guardians.
  • Ensures that student behavior conforms to school/district policies and establishes/maintains standards of student conduct needed to achieve an effective learning environment.
  • Coordinates with other staff members, participates in faculty meetings and attends professional development.
  • Selects appropriate learning material/instructional tools consistent with district curriculum.

Additional Duties:
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the principal(s).
                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Travel Requirements:
  • Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilites:
  • Knowledge of pre high school program requirements.
  • Knowledge of differentiated instruction based on student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and their parents/guardians.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.

  • Missouri Certification K-12 and/or K-8 as a Guidance Counselor.

  • Provisional masters or masters degree from an accredited college or university.

FLSA Status:       Exempt

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