Counselor, High School
JOB SUMMARY: The
High School Counselor is primarily responsible to the
Principal(s) of assigned school(s) for providing guidance and
counseling services to pupils, staff members, and patrons, as
directed by the Building Principal. The Counselor is also
responsible to the Coordinator of Guidance and Counseling
Services. In carrying out these responsibilities, the
High School Counselor:
Designs and implements a building program that
provides growth opportunities for all USD 259 pupils through
individual, small group, and/or classroom activities as
directed by the Wichita Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling
Provides individual and group counseling, and
classroom guidance for pupils concerning personal, educational,
or social problems.
Provides support group activities for pupils
with common personal and social needs.
Serves as a consultant for teachers in areas
such as career education, classroom climate, learning styles,
Interprets test results to pupils, parents, and
Provides information and services in relation to
post secondary opportunities in occupations, technical and
trade schools, colleges and universities, scholarship
opportunities, financial aid, and job opportunities.
Provides consultation and counseling for
teachers and parents regarding individual pupil progress and
Provides a program of educational career
planning activities for pupils.
Assists in a continuous program of pupil
Participates as a member of Child Study Team,
particularly in the phases of screening, pre-assessment, and
Serves as a liaison between school and community
agencies for appropriate referral purposes.
Provides the Principal and staff with
descriptive data derived from tests, cumulative records, and
interviews to assist in recommendations for curriculum
Maintains a record keeping system that describes
guidance and counseling services and pupil needs to assist in