SC Public Charter School District
Jan 16, 2020Elementary
DUTIES: Develop and maintain an effective school counseling program consistent with the school’s mission and goals Assist the principal in developing and maintaining an effective educational program Keep the administration and other counselors appraised of any problems encountered Explain and interpret goals and objectives to students, parents, and the community that impact students’ academic achievement and the school counseling program Plan, organize and direct implementation of all school counseling activities Assist in the individual academic program planning of students Serve with parents, faculty and other student groups, as requested, in advancing educational and related activities and objectives through MTSS services Provide in-services for instructional staff Be able to work with teachers and staff on behavior interventions for students KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES: The ideal candidate will have knowledge of counseling theories and skills, group dynamics, and small group processes; extensive knowledge of K-12 child and multi-cultural development; demonstrates working knowledge of the ASCA Model; knowledge of K-12 instructional programs; working knowledge of the juvenile justice system and laws that apply to juveniles; thorough knowledge of local, state and federal standards; demonstrate considerable knowledge of FERPA, IDEA, McKinney-Vento Act, ESL and laws concerning student rights and confidentiality, as well as, other state and federal mandates; working knowledge of student database systems; interpretation of scores; working knowledge of gifted and special education programs; knowledge of promotion and retention requirements; excellent oral and written communication and human relations skills; ability to work with administrators, colleagues, central office and school-based staff, students, parents, and community. EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in counseling education from an accredited program; or endorsement in school counseling with certification in school counseling; Master’s Degree desirable. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.