School Counselor - Joplin Schools
Position: School Counselor
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Elementary School Counselor (2019-2020 School Year)
Job Location: Cecil Floyd Elementary - Joplin Schools
Beginning: Aug 07, 2019
Deadline: Jun 30, 2019**
District: Joplin Schools
Joplin, MO 64802
Telephone: 417-625-5200
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Job Description:
Must apply online: https://joplin.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
Position:                  Elementary School Counselor
 
Location:                 Cecil Floyd Elementary
 
Qualifications:          Valid Missouri Certification, required
Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling, required
Two years classroom teaching, preferred
 
Supervisory:            No
 
Reports to:             Principal
 
Successful candidates will have a demonstrated knowledge of personal, academic, and career development. Counselor must also have knowledge and skills to support students through crisis and behavioral situations. Counselor must be able to provide developmental counseling; facilitate scheduling using Infinite Campus; ability to deliver guidance lessons; and ability to provide support to the Principal/s as needed.
 
General Expectations:
  • Supports the mission of Joplin Schools.
  • Supports the value of education.
  • Complies with the privacy rights of students.
  • Safeguards confidential and/or sensitive information.
  • Communicates effectively with all the members of the school district and community.
  • Provides excellence in customer service both internally and externally.
  • Reacts to change productively.
  • Keeps abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques.
  • Maintains accurate records and filing systems for accountability and audit purposes.
  • Ensures that all activities conform to district and state guidelines.
 
Essential Functions:
  • Assists teaching staff in their efforts to infuse specialized curriculum and the Missouri Connections curriculum for the purpose of assisting students with the development of their Personal Plan of Study.
  • Collaborates and consults with teachers, administrators and other staff in building or district for the purpose of providing/receiving information and/or making recommendations regarding students' personal/social development, academic success, or college/career awareness and goal setting.
  • Collaborates, consults, and conferences with parents for the purpose of providing/receiving information and/or making recommendations regarding students' personal/social development, academic success, or college/career awareness and goal setting, as well as providing appropriate referral information when necessary.
  • Coordinates the MAP Grade Level Assessments and appropriate EOC exams in conjunction with building and district administration for the purpose of adhering to all ethical and standardized administration guidelines.
  • Coordinates, conducts and/or participates in activities for the purpose of contributing to the effectiveness of school programs and in meeting students' needs.
  • Develops and implements a variety of special programs for the purpose of providing relevant information, data, and research regarding students' personal/social development, academic success, or college/career awareness and goal setting in accordance with the building and district goals and objectives.
  • Evaluates and revises the school guidance program for the purpose of ensuring that the program is effective and compatible with district and building goals and objectives.
  • Guides and counsels individual students and groups for the purpose of meeting developmental, educational and guidance needs.
  • Monitors students' progress for the purpose of identifying personal/social development needs, academic success, or college/career awareness and goal setting progress and providing appropriate intervention to increase student success.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the school community.
  • Serves as liaison between home, school and appropriate community resources for the purpose of coordinating efforts to meet students' personal/social development needs, academic success, or college/career awareness and goal setting.
  •  Carry out all other duties as assigned
 
Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand or sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.
 
 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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