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Student Support Services - Non Teaching

  • Guidance Counselor - 2017-2018 School Year JobID: 2960
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  • Position Type:
      Student Support Services - Non Teaching/Guidance Counselor

  • Date Posted:
      9/5/2017

  • Location:
      Westview HS

  • Closing Date:
      Until Filled

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    Guidance Advisor
    PURPOSE:
    Utilizing leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, Guidance Advisors monitor individual student progress, encourage high academic performance, provide long term career and academic planning through the use of state mandated Education and Career Action Plans  (ECAPs), provide preventive services, and respond to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive school advisory program that addresses academic and career development for all students.
     
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Must possess, and maintain, proper school counselor certification as established by the Arizona Department of Education.
     
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    1. MAJOR FUNCTION: DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL
    ADVISORY PROGRAM
     

     
    • Discusses the comprehensive school advisory program with the school administrator.
    • Develops and maintains a written plan for effective delivery of the school advisory program based on The ASCA National Model: A Framework for School Advisory Programs—a comprehensive school advisory program.
    • Communicates the goals of the comprehensive school advisory program to education stakeholders.
    • Maintains current and appropriate resources for education stakeholders.
    • Uses the majority of time providing direct services through the Guidance Standards and Individual Student Planning with most remaining time in program management, system support and accountability. (National standards recommend 80% of time in Guidance Standards and Individual Student Planning and 20% of time in program management, system support and accountability. {American School Counselor Association (2003). The ASCA National Model: A Framework for School Advisory Programs. Alexandria, VA})
    2. MAJOR FUNCTION: DELIVERY OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL ADVISORY PROGRAM
    Guidance Curriculum
     
    • Provides leadership and collaborates with other educators in the school-wide integration of the State Guidance Standards.
    • Meets with feeder school 8th graders to register these students in appropriate courses.
    • Conducts Walk-In Registration with all students new to the Tolleson Union HS district.
    Individual Student Planning
     
    • Assists all students, individually or in groups, with developing academic and career goals /plans through the development of individual ECAP (Education & Career Action Planning) planning.
    • Accurately and appropriately interprets and utilizes student data.
    • Collaborates with parents/guardians and educators to assist students with meeting all graduation requirements, and referring where necessary, to remediation opportunities.
    Preventive and Responsive Services
     
    • Provides individual and group academic advisory to students with identified concerns and needs.
    • Consults and collaborates effectively with parents/guardians, teachers, administrators and other educational/community resources regarding students with identified academic concerns and needs.
    • Implements an effective referral and follow-up process for personal concerns.
    • Accurately and appropriately uses academic assessment procedures for determining and structuring individual and group advisory services.
    System Support
     
    • Provides appropriate information to staff related to the comprehensive school advisory program.
    • Assists teachers, parents/guardians and other stakeholders in interpreting and understanding student data.
    • Participates in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.
    • Uses available technology resources to enhance the school advisory program.
    • Adheres to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the school advisory profession.
     
     
    3. MAJOR FUNCTION: ACCOUNTABILITY
     
    • Conducts a yearly program audit (Action Plan and Quarterly Benchmarks) to review extent of program implementation.
    • Collects and analyzes data to guide program direction and emphasis; reports results during the Benchmark process.
    • Measures results of the school advisory program activities and shares results as appropriate in the Benchmark Report.
    • Monitors student academic performance, behavior and attendance and directs appropriate interventions.
     

     
     
    Working Environment
    The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling; and some fine finger dexterity.  The job is performed in a somewhat clean and healthy environment.
     
    Reports to                                             Assistant Principal for Curriculum & Instruction
    Evaluation                                           This position will be evaluated annually as outlined in Governing
                                                                    Board Policy for certificated staff.
    FLSA Status                                         Exempt
    Salary Range                                      Certified Initial Placement Salary Schedule
    Governing Board
    Approved:                                            February 23, 2010
     
     









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