High School Counselor
Available: August 28 2012
Hopkins High School
The counselor works with a broad continuum of students to help develop social, emotional, and educational plans that best meet individual learner needs. The counselor supports students through individual guidance and counseling, consults with parents and staff, and serves as member of committees within the school community.
School counselor license required. Also, qualified candidates will demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic, and ability backgrounds. The counselor must have knowledge, training and experience with the development levels of students, issues surrounding chemical dependency, abuse, family change; as well as working knowledge of federal and state special education laws and rules. Additionally, counselors should have skills and knowledge in the areas of academic planning, personal goal setting, post-secondary options, post high school opportunities, family systems/change, and crisis intervention. Must have strong skills in interpersonal, written and oral communication; the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team; and the willingness to work flexible hours during the school year as well as additional days during the summer.
Contract Type: Temporary