School Counselor - Joplin Schools
Position: School Counselor
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Elementary & Middle School Counselors - 2022-2023 School Year
Job Location: Joplin Schools
Beginning: Aug 15, 2022
Deadline: Jul 01, 2022**
District: Joplin Schools
Joplin, MO 64801
Telephone: 417-625-5200 EXT 2023
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Job Description:
*To view full description and apply, visit: https://joplin.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

Position:                  Middle School Counselor
 
 
Qualifications:          Valid Missouri Certification, required
Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling, required
Two years classroom teaching, preferred
 
Supervisory:            No
 
Reports to:              Building 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.

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

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

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