School Counselor - Richmond R-XVI School District
Position: School Counselor
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: High School Counselor
Job Location: Richmond R-XVI School District
Beginning: Aug 17, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Richmond R-XVI School District
Richmond, MO 64085
Telephone: 816-776-6912
Job Description:
The Richmond R-XVI School District is accepting applications for a High School Counselor for the 2021-2022 school year.
The successful candidate will have proper Missouri certification.
Job duties include providing a comprehensive counseling program for students in grades 9-12. Individual Counseling: Counsel students individually for developmental, communication skills, problem solving skills, and decision making skills. Conduct initial counseling with crisis issues. Consult with students, teachers, parents, and administration regarding student behavior, academic progress, attendance, and tardiness in order to assist students in resolving issues and modifying behavior. Act as a mediator to bring together individuals in need of problem resolution to include student/student, student/teacher, teacher/parent, etc. Enroll and assist new students in getting acclimated to the school’s procedures, learning opportunities, and extracurricular activities. College and Career Counseling: Provide information to students and parents about a wide range of career and post-secondary educational opportunities. Assist students in registering and preparing for college entrance examinations including PSAT, ACT and SAT tests.  Assist students with the college search and application process. Assist students with the college scholarship and financial aid application process. Track student progress toward graduation by developing and implementing a four year educational plan and credit check. Assist students and parents annually in course selection and enrollment for the next school year. Make appropriate course changes as necessary during the academic year. Provides information to parents and administration about the student’s progress. Advise students that have not made sufficient progress toward graduation regarding their enrollment status for the following school year, to include the possible necessity for summer school to make up lost credits. Other duties as assigned. 
Please submit an application online Richmond R-XVI School District is an equal opportunity employer. Position will be open until filled. For questions or more information regarding the position, please call Richmond High School Principal, Justin Remington at (816) 776-2226.

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