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SCHOOL COUNSELOR

Pea Ridge School District (learn more)

Pea Ridge, AR (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3250122
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: March 19, 2020

Job Description

Pea Ridge Public School Position Description 

 

Position Title: Intermediate School Counselor

Department: Counseling

Reports to: Director of Counseling 

 

Summary: To define and focus the comprehensive school counseling program based on the school’s academic, attendance and behavioral data. Identifying student needs through this data and consulting with administrators directs the program development. Job duties also include collaboration with teachers and parents on early identification and intervention of student’s academic and social/emotional needs which are essential in removing barriers to learning and developing skills and behaviors critical for academic achievement. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned 

  • Development, management, and delivery of a comprehensive school counseling program 
  • Communicates the goals of the comprehensive school counseling program to administrators and stakeholders 
  • Accurately and appropriately interprets and utilizes student data 
  • Aligns programs and curriculum to state standards 
  • Collaborates with parents/guardians and educators to assist students with educational planning (provide academic support) 
  • Provides individual and group counseling to students with identified concerns and needs. 
  • Help students begin the career exploration process 
  • Educate students about self-awareness and self-esteem 
  • Teach problem solving and conflict resolution skills 
  • Make referrals to outside services when necessary 
  • Consults and collaborates effectively with Director of Counseling, administration, parents/guardians, teachers, and other educational/community resources regarding students with identified concerns and needs 
  • Provide support and assistance to students and families in crisis and emergency situations 
  • Implements an effective referral and follow-up process 
  • Participates in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills 
  • Uses available technology resources to enhance the school counseling program 
  • Monitors student academic performance, behavior and attendance and assists with appropriate interventions 
  • Collects and analyzes data to guide program direction and emphasis 
  • ? Conducts a yearly program audit to review extent of program implementation

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Arkansas Teaching License and Counseling Endorsement

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Pea Ridge School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Keith Martin, Assistant Superintendent
    • 979 Weston
    • Pea Ridge, Arkansas 72751

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