School Counselor - Kirkwood R-VII School District
Position: School Counselor
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Alternative Education Counselor
Job Location: Kirkwood High School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Kirkwood R-VII School District
Kirkwood, MO 63122
Telephone: 314-213-6103
Job Description:
Alternative Education Counselor
Establishes and maintains effective relationships with students, staff, and community. Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing. Must be able to effectively organize and prioritize work. Able to give and follow written and oral instructions. Ability to work independently. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Remains calm, uses good judgment, and thinks quickly and rationally in difficult or stressful situations. Ability to make responsible decisions on behalf of the students, staff, and community. Diffuses stressful situations with others. Makes a considerable contribution towards establishing positive relationships in all interactions. Positively develops cooperation of others. Consistently exceeds expectations in response to requests. Encourages teamwork and places the success of the team above individual gain.
Essential Job Functions
1 Implements the building guidance curriculum. Guides and counsels groups and individual students through the development of educational and career plans. Counsels small groups and individual students with identified needs. Consults with teachers, staff, and parents regarding the developmental needs of students. Refers students with severe problems to appropriate community resources in consultation with their parents. Participates in, coordinates, or conducts guidance activities which contribute to effective operation of the school.
2 Demonstrates positive interpersonal relationships with students, staff, parents, and community.
3 Actively participates in professional growth activities. Demonstrates responsibilities to the overall successful operation of the department, school, district, and community. Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively.
4 Assists with the coordination of state and local testing.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. But that the essential functions include but are not limited to the above and other job functions may be assigned by supervisor/administrator. The administration retains the right to add or change duties at any time without prior notification as needed.

Salary will be determined based on experience following the Kirkwood School District Certified Staff Salary Schedule.
*This information is subject to change.

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