Job Description

  • 21/22 - SY Lead Counselor (Internal) JobID: 2013
  • Position Type:
    21/22 SY - Internal

  • Date Posted:
    4/7/2021

  • Location:
    Various Locations

  • Closing Date:
    UNTILL FILLED

  •   Additional Information:
    TITLE: Lead Counselor Stipend

    CLASSIFICATION: Certified Non-Teacher

    REPORTS TO: Social and Emotional Learning Director

    SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing leadership to the school counselor group, management of District counseling services, participating in the Social Emotional Learning Department leadership team.

    COMPENSATION: $5000.00 Stipend

    WORK YEAR: Yearly

    PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1. Model best practices in respective field
    2. Schedule, plan and present regular team meetings
    3. Provide input regarding evaluations of staff in their respective field
    4. Mentor and train new staff in their respective field
    5. Support and coach all staff in their respective field
    6. Participate in the interview process for new hires
    7. Organize coverage for long and short term absences
    8. Provide assistance, technical expertise and advice to the Teaching and Learning Division
    9. Organize and facilitate crisis management in area of expertise/discipline
    10. Provide input and support to Teaching and Learning Division for development of individual and group professional growth/improvement.
    11. Other Department of Social Emotional Learning Department related duties as assigned

    EDUCATION:
    • Master's degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field required
    LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS:
    • Standard School Counselor, PreK-12 Certificate required
    • Licensed with the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, (Associate or Independent license) required
    • Member of the Arizona School Counselor Association Preferred
    EXPERIENCE:
    • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in counseling
    • Experience working with an ethnically diverse urban population

    SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:
    • Knowledge and understanding of American School Counselor Association
    • Knowledge of community resources
    • Ability to work effectively with District and school site administrators, teachers, support staff, parents and community agency
    • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred




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