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Beebe School District
Beebe High School
High School Counselor
Guidance Counselor - High School 9th - 12th Grades
Department: Beebe High School Job Status: Full Time
FLSA Status: Exempt Reports to: Principal
Grade/Level: Certified Positions Supervised: None
Counsel individual students and provide group educational and vocational guidance services.
Counsel individuals to help them understand and overcome personal, social, emotional, or behavioral problems affecting their educational environment.
Provide crisis intervention to students when difficult situations occur at schools.
Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by law, district policies, and administrative regulations.
Report cases of suspected domestic abuse or other family problems and encourage students or parents to seek additional assistance from mental health professionals.
Assess student needs.
Counsel students regarding educational issues such as school adjustment, truancy, and study habits.
Collaborate with teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of school programs.
Observe students during classroom and play activities to evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
Plan and conduct orientation programs and group conferences to promote the adjustment of individuals to new life experiences such as transitioning to middle school.
Attend meetings, educational conferences, and training workshops and serve on committees.
Address community groups, faculty, and staff members to explain available counseling services.
Sponsor extracurricular activities such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests.
Provide training/professional development for staff on counseling-related topics.
Participate in building committees to meet the individual needs of students such as developing academic intervention plans or behavior plans.
Coordinate student services and referrals with outside agencies.
Demonstrate knowledge of counseling theory and techniques.
Demonstrate knowledge of child and adolescent development.
Evaluate students' or individuals' abilities, interests, and personality characteristics using tests, records, interviews, or professional sources.
Establish goals for the counseling program according to the setting and the students served.
Demonstrate knowledge of state and federal regulations and of resources both within and beyond the school and district.
Plan the counseling program as integrated with the regular school program.
Develop a plan to evaluate the counseling program.
Create an environment of respect and rapport.
Establish a culture for productive communication.
Manage routines and procedures.
Establish standards of conduct and contributing to the culture for student behavior throughout the school.
Assist students and teachers in the formulation of academic and/or personal/social plans based on knowledge of students.
Use counseling techniques in individual and classroom programs.
Arrange resources to meet needs.
Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness.
Reflect on practice and participate in professional development activities to enhance professional learning.
Communicate with families.
Participate in a professional community.
Maintain professionalism with all staff members.
Report to the proper authorities any cases of suspected child endangerment, neglect, or abuse.
Adhere to all policies of the District.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal or other administrators.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education: Master's Degree in School Counseling (four-year college) Required, Field of Study: Counseling
Experience: Previous experience as a school counselor preferred.
Computer Skills: Shall be able to demonstrate an acceptable level of proficiency with computers and programs associated with the position.
Certifications & Licenses: Current Arkansas teaching license required.
Other Requirements: 1. Successful completion of pre-employment background checks.
Appropriate personal and professional conduct at all times around students, staff, and the general public.
The Beebe School District has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Beebe School District reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Beebe School District may deem appropriate.
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