Company Info

Henry County Public Schools (VA)
3300 Kings Mountain Road
Collinsville, VA, United States

Phone: 276-634-4707
Web Site: http://www.henry.k12.va.us/

Company Profile


School Counselor - Laurel Park Middle School


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Job ID:

259009

Location:

VA, United States 

Category:

Teaching

Salary:

$41,902.00 per year
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Job Views:

205

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

11.08.2019
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Job Description:

JOB TITLE: School Counselor

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: School Principal

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the building principal, plans and provides for appropriate services for students. Provide an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of all students. Monitor and evaluate student outcomes. Communicate and interact with students, parents, staff and community. Develop, select and modify guidance lessons and materials to meet the needs of all students. Monitor appropriate use and care of equipment, materials and facilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Provide services to students in the areas of academic, personal/social and career development.
• Counsel students individually and in small groups.
• Conduct classroom guidance activities.
• Expose students to career exploration and interest inventories (Kuder, VA Career View, VA View, VA Mentor and Workplace Readiness Skills).
• Review school data frequently to ensure that the school counseling program is meeting the academic, career and personal/social development of all students.
• Prepare reports, records, lists and all other required information and data.
• Encourage teacher/parent communication and community involvement.
• Assist students in conflict resolution.
• Manage crises.
• Assist in the identification of students with special needs.
• Refer students to intervention/remediation programs, as well as, academic and alternative programs to ensure academic success and personal well-being.
• Interpret student records.
• Initiate student programs.
• Refer students to appropriate school personnel and community agencies.
• Participate in SST, Child Study and 504 meetings.
• Participate in parent/teacher conferences.
• Serve as resource for school personnel and parents.
• Maintain a variety of files/records and departmental library of supplementary and reference materials.
• Follow required procedures and practices.
• Submit monthly time and task reports electronically.
• Attend division-wide counselor meetings.
• Participate in professional development activities.
• Serve all students, but is specifically responsible for students in counselor caseload.
• Conduct individual student academic program planning.
• Begin 4-yr plans with rising 9th graders, as well as discuss graduation requirements, diploma plans, verified credits, scholarships and financial aid.
• Inform students of all post-secondary options.
• Prepare and inform students for standardize testing (PSAT).
• Inform students about the importance of extracurricular activities.
• Keep the guidance department chair appraised of any problems encountered.
• Participate in department’s school counseling activities.
• Participate in counselor-related school/division activities.
• Perform related work as required.

Job Requirements:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree from an approved school counselor education program; have or be eligible to receive Virginia teaching license with an endorsement in school counseling. 

Position will be posted until filled. 

​HENRY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.



Company Info


Henry County Public Schools (VA)
3300 Kings Mountain Road
Collinsville, VA, United States
Phone: 276-634-4707
Web Site: http://www.henry.k12.va.us/

School Counselor - Laurel Park Middle School

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

259009

Location:

VA, United States 

Category:

Teaching

Salary:

$41,902.00 per year
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

205

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

11.08.2019
col-wide   

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: School Counselor

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: School Principal

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the building principal, plans and provides for appropriate services for students. Provide an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of all students. Monitor and evaluate student outcomes. Communicate and interact with students, parents, staff and community. Develop, select and modify guidance lessons and materials to meet the needs of all students. Monitor appropriate use and care of equipment, materials and facilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Provide services to students in the areas of academic, personal/social and career development.
• Counsel students individually and in small groups.
• Conduct classroom guidance activities.
• Expose students to career exploration and interest inventories (Kuder, VA Career View, VA View, VA Mentor and Workplace Readiness Skills).
• Review school data frequently to ensure that the school counseling program is meeting the academic, career and personal/social development of all students.
• Prepare reports, records, lists and all other required information and data.
• Encourage teacher/parent communication and community involvement.
• Assist students in conflict resolution.
• Manage crises.
• Assist in the identification of students with special needs.
• Refer students to intervention/remediation programs, as well as, academic and alternative programs to ensure academic success and personal well-being.
• Interpret student records.
• Initiate student programs.
• Refer students to appropriate school personnel and community agencies.
• Participate in SST, Child Study and 504 meetings.
• Participate in parent/teacher conferences.
• Serve as resource for school personnel and parents.
• Maintain a variety of files/records and departmental library of supplementary and reference materials.
• Follow required procedures and practices.
• Submit monthly time and task reports electronically.
• Attend division-wide counselor meetings.
• Participate in professional development activities.
• Serve all students, but is specifically responsible for students in counselor caseload.
• Conduct individual student academic program planning.
• Begin 4-yr plans with rising 9th graders, as well as discuss graduation requirements, diploma plans, verified credits, scholarships and financial aid.
• Inform students of all post-secondary options.
• Prepare and inform students for standardize testing (PSAT).
• Inform students about the importance of extracurricular activities.
• Keep the guidance department chair appraised of any problems encountered.
• Participate in department’s school counseling activities.
• Participate in counselor-related school/division activities.
• Perform related work as required.

Job Requirements:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree from an approved school counselor education program; have or be eligible to receive Virginia teaching license with an endorsement in school counseling. 

Position will be posted until filled. 

​HENRY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.