School Counselor | Red Hill Elementary School | School Year 2023-24
Red Hill Elementary School
BENEFITS: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 21.40% employer contribution to your PERA retirement plan, paid holidays, paid leave, tuition reimbursement, free CMC credits, amongst others. For full time employees.
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $55,790 - $71,620 per year
POSITION SALARY RANGE: $55,790 - $125,618 per year
SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION:
Provides counseling to children in making educational, occupational and life plans that increase the probability of students becoming mature and responsible decision-makers who enjoy a high degree of personal fulfillment. Supervises assigned students and maintains a positive learning environment. Adapts instruction to meet the learning needs of all students resulting in an increased probability of advancing their achievement. Provide assistance to children who are exhibiting symptoms of social, emotional, and/or academic difficulties that interfere with their progress. Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with students, parents, staff, and community members.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF PLC GROUPS:
All counselors are members of PLC groups with the intention of growing professionally through teaming with colleagues and by participating in professional development activities and/or planning for their lessons, both collaboratively and independently. Counselors will support PLC groups through personal involvement, contributing to the professional growth of others, and through their support of their school and district culture.
School Principal/Assistant Principal
ESSENTIAL JOB ELEMENTS:
- Support the approved Eagle County School District RE50J curriculum, mission, school improvement plan, and district academic achievement plan.
- Advocate for students with parents, teachers, school administrators, and other governmental agencies using a working knowledge of human development.
- Teach, facilitate, and promote such life skills as problem-solving, decision-making, conflict resolution, goal setting, and respect for individual differences.
- Provide counseling and guidance to students.
- Provide student orientation for new and/or transfer students in collaboration with feeder schools.
- Serve as a resource to special education staff including attending child studies and student staffing when appropriate.
- Maintain a portfolio of work including an Individual Growth Plan that addresses all elements of the license performance appraisal system.
- Participate in PLC group meetings focusing on growth goals and action plans.
- Participate in the development and enhancement of a school-wide culture that promotes professional growth and student learning.
- Provide support and knowledge that inspires and encourages the professional growth of teachers at the cluster group meeting and school-wide as resources are utilized for the enhancement of student learning.
- Contribute to the professional development of other teachers including but not limited to modeling the use and application of exemplary practices regarding the affective needs of students, peer support with lesson planning, and designing consistent with state standards and district goals.
- Plan learning, including the selection of content, instructional strategies, and assessments, appropriate for all learners and aligned with District outcomes and State standards.
- Teach to an identified learning objective, present content accurately, implement a variety of instructional strategies, check frequently for student understanding, and monitors student progress.
- Adapt instruction to meet the learning needs of all students, increasing the probability of advancing their achievement.
- Serve as a resource regarding the academic/social and emotional needs of the children including crisis intervention.
- Promote and maintains student behavior expectations conducive to learning, and maximize learning time.
- Establish and demonstrate positive human relations with students, parents, other staff members, and the community.
- Maintain an ongoing program of professional growth that meets district expectations and personal/professional goals.
- Contribute to the decisions made by the district and school regarding school student achievement goals, budget, facility allocation, curriculum revision, and extra-curricular activities.
- Ensure the accuracy, completeness, confidentiality, and security of all student information.
- Comply with district and school policies and procedures including meeting with assigned students at scheduled locations and times and supporting systems for communicating student goals and successes to the community and parents.
- Other duties as assigned.
Students, parents, support staff, administrative staff, and community members, teachers, and district counselors.
1. Participation in an approved induction program if necessary.
2. Participation in school-level PLC groups.
3. Collaborative professional development through teaming with colleagues.
4. A school culture that promotes professional growth, collaboration among teachers, and student learning.
1. Bachelor's degree required.
2. Current authorization or license issued by the State of Colorado indicating s/he is properly endorsed or s/he must meet the qualifications criteria under NCA.
3. Must be recommended by their supervisor.
4. Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
5. Effective time management and organizational skills/
6. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish)