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Counselor (10-12)

Company: Forney ISD
Location: Forney
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Work with school faculty and staff, students, parents, and community to plan, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive developmental guidance and counseling program at school assigned. Counsel students to fully develop each student's academic, career, personal, and social abilities and address the needs of special populations students.

  • Master's degree in guidance counseling
  • Valid Texas counseling certificate SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:
    • Knowledge of counseling procedures, student appraisal, and career development
    • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
    • Ability to coordinate state assessments at the campus level DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Help teachers incorporate guidance-related information into existing curriculum
      • Provide guidance to individuals and groups of students to develop education plans and career awareness
      • Counsel individuals and small groups with presenting needs and concerns
      • Consult with parents, teachers, administrators, and other relevant people to enhance their work with students
      • Work with school personnel and school district residents to obtain resources for students
      • Maintain a communication system that effectively collects and disseminates information to other professionals as appropriate
      • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with other school professionals and representatives of community resources
      • Use an effective referral process to help students and others use special programs and services
      • Participate in planning and evaluation of campus standardized testing program and interpret the results
      • Plan school guidance and counseling programs to ensure that they meet identified needs, priorities, and program objectives
      • Implement a comprehensive and balanced guidance program
      • Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of guidance program and make changes based on findings
      • Educate the school staff, parents, and community about the guidance program through a public information program
      • Compile, maintain, and file all required physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents
      • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and board policy in guidance and counseling area
      • Comply with district and campus routines and regulations
      • Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors
      • Communicate effectively with colleagues, students, and parents
      • Model behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible
      • Participate in staff development, faculty meetings, and special events as assigned
      • Participate in professional development to improve skills related to job assignment
      • Accept the responsibility for self-directed professional development
      • Coordinate, distribute, return state assessments to the district testing coordinator
      • Maintain confidentiality
      • Perform other duties as assigned REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
        Three years teaching experience
        OTHER INFORMATION: APPLY TO: In addition to completing the online application through the Region 10 Teacher Job Network, please send a resume to mhjung@forneyisd.net with the subject "Counselor 10-12 Applicant." SALARY: Minimum of $$62,935 maximum of $85,148 to correspond to a 207 workday calendar. MONTHS: WORK HOURS: FROM - TO - GRADE / STEP: START DATE:

Keywords: Forney ISD, Dallas , Counselor (10-12), Other , Forney, Texas

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