THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Montclair, New Jersey
Counselor - Student
certified as Substance Awareness Coordinator or School Social
have prior successful experience or appropriate training in
substance abuse prevention and/or treatment
Successful experience in diverse environments preferred
Ability to work effectively with students, staff and
Ability to work on site during the hours required
Demonstrated aptitude or competence for assigned
Required criminal background check and proof of U.S.
citizenship or legal alien status
alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find
appropriate and acceptable.
Provide counseling services to meet the needs of students
experiencing difficulty in school programs or settings.
Identify and plan appropriate strategies that will assist
principals, guidance counselors and teachers in
and student assistance techniques;
Provide pupils in need with individual and group
Develop local agency collaboration to more broadly meet the
needs of our students and their families;
Counsel with individual students and parents, or with
Consult with student services coordinator, principals, guidance
counselors and teachers on school programs and
as they affect the overall well being of the students;
Consult with principals and teachers on problems of behavior,
learning and aftercare;
Maintain contact with all community social agencies concerned
with school-age children or their parents, where
Assist with inservice training programs for school personnel
(administrators, teachers, guidance, etc.);
Maintain positive relationships with the building
administration, parents, other staff and students in the
Assume other related responsibilities and duties within the
context of the above performance responsibilities, state
and board policies.
Terms of Employment:
10, 11 or 12 months as determined by the Board; salary
and benefits as negotiated by the MEA.
this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with the
Board's policy on evaluation of certified staff.
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