COUNSELOR

Kuna School District ( learn more )

Kuna, Idaho ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3500601
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 20, 2021
  • Starting Date: August 1, 2021

Job Description

Job Status:  All Applicants
Job Title:  Counselor
Location:  Multiple Secondary Schools
Reports To:  Principal
Calendar:  205 Days
Hours:  Full Time
Salary:  Placed on Certified Salary Schedule plus extra days and stipend.
Benefits:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Public Employees Retirement System, and Employee Assistance Program (employee is responsible for 50% or as calculated by FTE)
 
Job Summary:

In order to assist students in making sound educational, occupational, and life plans, the guidance counselor shall carry out the following major duties and responsibilities. This position will be housed at Kuna High School but will rotate some days over at Swan Falls High School.
 
Qualifications:

Must possess a current Idaho Education Credential with appropriate endorsement
Must have Masters Degree in School Counseling or similar
Positive public relations skills
Demonstrated ability to accomplish the major duties listed below.
 
Major Duties And Responsibilities:

Perform such school-related duties as assigned by the supervisor(s).
Assist in the scheduling of students and orient them to school procedures and the school's varied opportunities for learning.
Maintain student records and protect confidentiality.
Assist in removing barriers to academic success.
Assist in the identification and development of special abilities of students.
Provide assistance to Career Counselor with conveying career awareness information to students and classes.
Support Career Counselor in helping students evaluate career interests and choices.
Work with students on an individual basis in the solutions of personal problems related to such matters as home and family relations, health, and emotional adjustment.
Confer with parents whenever necessary.
Confer with administrators and faculty on matters of student discipline.
Assist with standardized tests administered to students in accordance with the district's testing program.
Work with students, parents, staff and others in a positive, encouraging manner.
Know and follow district policy and chain of command.
Act ethically and confidentially in all aspects of employment.
Any other duties that may be assigned.

Physical Requirements:
 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions and communicate effectively on the telephone and in person.
Sufficient vision or other powers of observation which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions and review and prepare documents and file them in a prescribed order, and organize documents and materials.
Sufficient manual dexterity which permits the employee to operate a personal computer and other office equipment.
May be required to block or redirect students.
Must be able to effectively supervise and support staff when consequences are implemented including supervising physical restraint and seclusion if necessary for safety.
Sit for extended periods of time.
Walk and stand for extended periods of time.
Reach with hands and arms.
Occasionally lift and carry up to 20 pounds.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE at our website: www.kunaschools.org
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Adjustment Counselor
  • Job Requirements

    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Human Resources
    • 711 E Porter Road
    • Kuna, Idaho 83634

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