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WILSON SCHOOL DISTRICT #7 School Counselor in Phoenix, Arizona

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: The Wilson School District is seeking a motivated School Counselor for the 2020-2021 school year to provide services to our K-3 Primary School students. Salary is $45,000 - $55,000 per year (depending on experience). The selected candidate will work a 10-month school year schedule. Candidates that meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply.QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's degree in counseling and a counseling certificate issued by the State of Arizona.Ability to relate with students, parents, and teachers.Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable.GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:To help students overcome problems that impede learning and to assist them in making educational, occupational, and life plans that hold promise for their personal fulfillment as mature and responsible individuals, and to perform such other duties that will insure a smooth and effective counseling center.MAJOR DUTIES:Provides counseling that will offer the opportunity for each student to increase personal growth, self-understanding, and maturity.Assists students in evaluating their aptitudes and abilities and achievements through the interpretation of pertinent data and works with student in evolving realistic educational and occupational plans. Familiarizes teachers, other staff members, and parents with the general range of services offered by the Student Assistance Team and Special Education Department. Works toward developing a smooth working relationship among students, teachers, parents, and the community resources. Helps students to develop problem solving techniques and decision-making capabilities. Maintains and insures the safekeeping and confidentiality of students' files. Provides an atmosphere of trust and confidentiality regarding student and family issues. Serves as a member of the (SSAPT) School, Safety, Assessment and Prevention Team Organizes student support groups to enhance students' personal growth and awareness. Writes, tracks, and reports progress on IEP goals and objectives for special education students receiving counseling as a related service. Completes student observations for special education.Develops and implements individual student behavior plans and contracts, as needed. Assist in monitoring and providing direct interventions for students with multiple discipline referrals and excessive tardies or absences.Performs other reasonable duties as directed by the Principal or Special Education Director.