School Counselor - Ferguson-Florissant School District
Position: School Counselor
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: School Counselor
Job Location: Wedgwood 6th Grade Center
Beginning: Aug 22, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Ferguson-Florissant School District
Hazelwood, MO 63042
Telephone: 314-687-1930
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Job Description:
The Ferguson Florissant School District is accepting applications for the position of School Counselor. To provide comprehensive counseling and referral services to families in need, with a focus on prevention as well as corrections.
 
 
BASIC REQUIREMENTS
  • Must have a valid Counseling certificate or qualify for provisional certification from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (K-12 Certification preferred)
  • Must have excellent human relations skills.
  • Will serve as a contact person in the school for the parent
  • Must have the ability to perform multi-tasks with good organizational ability.
  • Responsible for implementing the District School Counseling Curriculum based on building needs assessment results.
  • Work with students in a small group setting in the areas of self-esteem, decision-making, career awareness as well as other areas pertaining to personal, academic, and social-emotional development.
  • Provide opportunities for students to evaluate themselves in relation to various career choices and assist in selecting educational programs appropriate to their needs, skills, and interests.
  • Assist teachers in working with students who have individual needs and concerns in the classroom using RTI procedures, the Problem Solving Process, Care Team, or Data Team Meetings.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS).
  • Manage the testing program, including administering individual tests and interpreting the results to the students and parents.
  • Assist in identifying students in need of special programs such as remedial reading, special education, or gifted education.
  • Experience in a multicultural setting.
  • Assist students in making smooth transitions throughout their educational career.
  • Refer parents and students to appropriate community helping agencies as appropriate.
  • Have involvement in the curriculum development and program evaluation activities of the staff.
  • Elementary or Secondary teaching certificate and experience preferred.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (also see Physical Demands Checklist, attached)
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT / CONDITIONS:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is equivalent to a school setting. The employee continuously is interacting with the public and staff.
EQUIPMENT / TOOLS/ MATERIALS USED:  Computer, iPad, Smartboard, Powerpoint, Excel, Walkie Talkie
 
REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
 
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Competitive salary and benefits
2022-2023 School Year
 
Complete an online application at www.fergflor.org.  Attach the following:  letter of interest, resume, copy of current certification, and list of five names of references, including addresses, day and evening phone numbers, and email addresses, (including current supervisor).  Once your online application is complete, please follow the directions on the website to indicate your interest in this position. 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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