School Counselor - Meramec Valley R-III
Position: School Counselor
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: School Counselor
Job Location: Nike Elementary School, Meramec Valley R-III School District
Beginning: Aug 08, 2022
Deadline: Jul 04, 2022**
District: Meramec Valley R-III
Pacific, MO 63069
Telephone: 636-271-1400
Job Description:
All Applicants must submit the required application and additional materials online at

  • BS degree/Valid State of Missouri counselor certificate for grades K-8
  • Knowledge/experience with developmental issues and appropriate counseling strategies
  • Missouri teaching certificate preferred
  • Implement guidance curriculum
  • Encourage staff involvement for the effective implementation of guidance curriculum
  • Effectively manage student behavior
  • Help students establish goals and assist in students’ development of self-assessment skills
  • Counsel individual students and small groups to meet varied needs
  • Manage the comprehensive guidance program
  • Provide support for other school groups
  • Communicate appropriately with students, parents, community and staff
  • Be available to all students seeking guidance and counseling services
  • Advocate on behalf of the student and/or the student’s family
  • Connect students, parents/guardians, and staff with specialized referral agencies
  • Understand, evaluate, and interpret academic performance data
  • Serve as the school testing coordinator and assist the district assessment coordinator with the dissemination and collection of all testing materials
  • Other duties as may be assigned
For a complete listing of job responsibilities and fitness for duty requirements, see our Guidance Counselor-Elementary Job Description at

TERMS: Full-time with benefits; Placement on Teacher Salary Schedule; 185 day contract (5 additional days)
EFFECTIVE: 2022-2023 school year
SCREENING TO BEGIN: Immediately; Open until filled

Recommendation to be given at the July 2022, Board of Education meeting.
NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION:  The Meramec Valley R-III School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law in the admission, access to, treatment, and employment in its programs, services and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning Meramec Valley R-III School District’s compliance with nondiscrimination laws is directed to contact Mr. Tom Sauvage, Assistant Superintendent, at 126 North Payne Street, Pacific, MO  63069, (636-271-1400).

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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