Counselor – Indiantown High School

  • Temporary
  • Anywhere
  • Temporary
  • Anywhere

Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

The qualifications and skill requirements for this position include:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in guidance, counseling or related discipline;
  • Minimum of three (3) years of counselor/guidance experience with counseling/advising experience at the high school level;
  • Working knowledge of ASCA National Model; Framework for School Counseling and understanding of secondary and postsecondary curricula;
  • Knowledge of all applicable laws, policies and procedures related to the provision of student services is required;
  • Knowledge of IDEA/Exceptional Student Education and ability to develop and implement a 504 Plan;
  • Knowledge of high school and dual enrollment courses and programs; academic/technical program planning, advisement, registration processes and current educational research; 
  • Knowledge of graduation requirements, state scholarship programs, financial aid, military, and career programs;
  • Demonstrated competence and a positive attitude in working with special populations of students;
  • Experience in assisting students, through academic planning, tracking, use of analytics and timely intervention, to achieve educational goals leading to program completion;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Sound judgement and proven ability to work in a team management environment effectively with peers, administrators, parents, students from diverse backgrounds and others;
  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point, and other Windows based computer applications;
  • Awareness of community resources and services available for student assistance;
  • Ability to assess levels of student achievement effectively, analyze test results and prescribe actions for improvement;
  • Ability to be highly productive within a flexible and variable work schedule;
  • Ability to be well organized and demonstrate effective time management, flexibility and creativity;
  • Ability to be an effective decision maker and innovative problem solver;
  • Must meet the appropriate credentialing requirements for a School Counselor and/or eligible for the Florida certification in School Counseling (PK-12);
  • The following is preferred:
    • Counseling/advising experience at the College level;
    • Experience with FOCUS and Workday.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:         

The essential job functions and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Positively representing Indiantown High School and working with the public, visitors, and community;
  • Assisting, guiding, and making recommendations to students through the processes of program planning, advisement, registration, program completion and graduation;
  • Interacting effectively with students, parents and colleagues to assist students in formulating and achieving educational and career goals;
  • Ensuring the provision of appropriate and effective IDEA services;
  • Effectively handling related office and record-keeping responsibilities, preparing records and reports as assigned;
  • Assisting in recruitment efforts;
  • Making recommendations concerning instructional programs and needs to the school Administration;
  • Collaborating with teachers to ensure successful student progress;
  • Using sound judgment and discretion in working with confidential information and student records.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The specific duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: 

  • Monitoring and facilitating student progress as well as participating in student recruitment and retention efforts;
  • Guiding students toward program completion and achievement of educational goals;
  • Administering and proctoring student tests and assessments;
  • Addressing all inquiries; completing degree audits and the graduation application process; collaborating with school and college colleagues for career counseling and special project assignments;
  • Compiling data to assist Administration with master schedule development;
  • Attending school, district, and college wide meetings and participating in school and college wide initiatives;
  • Assisting in coordinating appropriate services for exceptional students;
  • Facilitating communication between IRSC instructors and IHS dual enrollment students;
  • Assisting with data collection and analysis for school improvement and SACS accreditation;
  • Facilitating student/parent conferences as assigned;
  • Communicating with students and parents to ensure compliance with graduation requirements;
  • Providing students, parents, and staff with current school information, through avenues such as school announcements, newsletters and/or electronic communication;
  • Completing other duties and assuming other responsibilities as the Executive Director/Principal may assign;
  • Position is Monday-Friday, 7:30-4:00 but requires periodically working a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the students and IHS.  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires an ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, lift, reach up, stoop, and carry items occasionally in excess of twenty-five (25) pounds.  It also requires manual dexterity to operate standard office machines, such as, copier, fax, calculator, telephone, and other equipment as necessary.  IRSC expects its employees to follow proper safety standards while employed by the College.

Classification

Indiantown High School Instructional Personnel

Supervisory

No

FLSA Exempt

Yes

Employment Type

Temporary With Benefits (Fixed Term)

Compensation and Application Deadline

$55,700 – $58,550/year | This position will close August 7, 2022 at 11:59 pm

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