All Other Positions - Hogan Preparatory Academy
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Job Title: Counselor, Elementary School
Job Location: Hogan Elementary School
Beginning: Jun 22, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Hogan Preparatory Academy
Kansas City, MO 64114
Telephone: 816-444-3484 EXT 1203
Job Description:
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Job Title:          School Counselor
Reports To:       Principal
FLSA Status:     Exempt
Contract Days:  Ten Months (Academic School Year) + 15 days

  • Implement the Missouri Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Program.
  • Consult with teachers and parents regarding student problems concerning academic, social and emotional needs.
  • Supervise and/or provide consultation regarding the administration of group tests.
  • Interpret test results to students, teachers, and parents.
  • Administer various specialized assessments as needed.
  • Act as 504 building coordinator.
  • Maintain counseling records.
  • Act as liaison between schools regarding student information and assist with student transitions.
  • Assist in obtaining individual student information pertinent to student needs.
  • Use research to aid in curriculum development.
  • Act as a resource for educational and vocational information.
  • Conduct group and individual counseling with students; refer to outside agencies and resources as appropriate.
  • Act as a resource to public and private mental health agencies. 
  • Build working relationships with school staff and parents in order to encourage collaboration regarding student needs.
  • Perform job in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Pursue appropriate on-going professional development.
  • Responds to crisis situations when appropriate.
  • Conducts counseling activities in the classroom in conjunction with teachers and administration.
  • Collaborates with teachers to facilitate infusion of counseling-related learning activities into the regular curricula.
  • Regular and dependable attendance.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Master’s Degree in counseling.  
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Valid Missouri elementary counseling certificate. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously regularly required to sit and talk or hear. Occasionally the employee will repeat the same hand, arm, or finger motion many times. The employee must be able to attend meetings in the evening and at other locations.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is acceptable to this particular environment. However, the noise level can vary depending upon daily activity but will still remain within the acceptable noise level range. The employee is continuously interacting with the public and staff. The employee frequently will be required to meet multiple demands from several people.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. 
Hogan is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of  employment are offered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in compliance with the employment procedures.

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