Available: Aug. 2012
Closes: Open Until Filled
Floyd Dryden Middle School
Full Time Position (1.0 FTE)
SCHOOL COUNSELOR POSITION: Requires Alaska Type C or Type A certificate with appropriate endorsement (s) (for information visit: http://www.eed.state.ak.us/TeacherCertification).
When appropriate, must be willing and able to test for the NCLB “highly qualified” standard(s).
Make a difference for the children in our community!
Consistent with the Juneau School District’s mission, the middle school counselor will engage in a comprehensive, developmental counseling program designed to nurture and encourage compassionate, responsible and contributing citizens by assisting all students to develop academic, career and personal/social competencies.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in education.
- Valid Alaska Type A teaching certificate, or Type C special services certificate, with a counseling endorsement.
- Must be eager to collaborate with teachers and specialists in team and community building planning and activities.
- Masters Degree in Education from an accredited college or university preferred. Masters in Counseling or Social work from an accredited college or university may be considered.
- Experience working in a middle school setting.
- Experience/background in counseling.
Salary is dependent on experience and education. The Juneau School District offers a competitive salary , excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, and the Teachers Retirement System (TRS) plan, see: http://www.state.ak.us/drb/dcrp/dcrplansummary.pdf. For a copy of the Teachers/Certified salary schedule, please visit: http://www.juneauschools.org/hr/employee/salary_schedules, scroll down to the FY12 salary schedule.
How to Apply: To complete an application, please visit our website at www.juneauschools.org/hr to complete the electronic application process.
Juneau School District
10014 Crazy Horse Drive
Juneau is the third largest city in Alaska with a population of over 31,000 resting along the shoreline of the Gastineau Channel in the panhandle of Southeast Alaska. With a temperate year-round climate, residents enjoy many outdoor activities including hiking, boating, fishing, hunting or just exploring our beautiful landscape. There are many opportunities for snow sports enthusiasts including snowboarding or skiing at Eaglecrest Ski Area, cross-country skiing on one our many wooded trails or ice skating (indoors or outdoors). We have local performing arts groups, two museums, three libraries, two multi-screen movie theaters and an awesome school system. Juneau Schools offer many choices so that every student can find the best fit for his or her learning needs. We have two high schools plus an alternative high school, two middle schools, and six elementary schools, in addition to specialized program that include a charter school and a Montessori.
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