School Counselor

Job Type

Full Time
Contract

Salary

Details: Please inquire

Published

07/09/2018

Address

Assumption School
P.O. Box 3146
Majuro
MH
96960
Marshall Islands

Description

PURPOSE: Utilizing leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, school counselors promote student success, provide preventive services, and respond to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic, career, and personal/social development for all students.


The major functions of the school counselor job description incorporate the Republic of the Marshall Islands Ministry of Education’s guiding mission that every public school student will graduate from high school globally competitive for work and post-secondary education and prepared for life in the twenty-first century.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. MAJOR FUNCTION: DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM

1.1 Discusses the comprehensive school counseling program with the school administrator.

1.2 Develops and maintains a written plan for effective delivery of the school counseling data.

1.3 Communicates the goals of the comprehensive school counseling program to education stakeholders (i.e., administrators, teachers, students, parents, and community/business leaders).

1.4 Maintains current and appropriate resources for education stakeholders.

1.5 Uses data to develop comprehensive programs that meet student needs.


2. MAJOR FUNCTION: DELIVERY OF A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM Guidance Curriculum

2.1 Provides leadership and collaborates with other educators in the school-wide integration of the ESLR’s.

2.2 Implements developmentally appropriate and prevention-oriented group activities to meet student needs and school goals.

2.3 Incorporates into their programs the life skills that students need to be successful in the twenty-first century. Individual Student Planning

2.4 Assists all students, individually or in groups, with developing academic, career and personal/social skills, goals, and plans.

2.5 Accurately and appropriately interprets and utilizes student data.

2.6 Collaborates with parents/guardians and educators to assist students with educational, career, and life planning. Preventive and Responsive Services

2.7 Provides individual and group counseling to students with identified concerns and needs.

2.8 Consults and collaborates effectively with parents/guardians, teachers, administrators, and other educational/community resources regarding students with identified concerns and needs.

2.9 Implements an effective referral and follow-up process as needed.

2.10 Accurately and appropriately uses assessment procedures for determining and structuring individual and group counseling services. System Support

2.11 Provides appropriate information to school personnel related to the comprehensive school counseling program. 2.12 Assists teachers, parents/guardians, and other stakeholders in interpreting and understanding student data. 2.13 Participates in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.

2.14 Uses available technology resources to enhance the school counseling program.

2.15 Adheres to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the school counseling profession.


3. MAJOR FUNCTION: ACCOUNTABILITY

3.1 Conducts a yearly program audit to review extent of program implementation and effectiveness.

3.2 Collects and analyzes data to guide program direction and emphasis.

3.3 Measures results of the comprehensive school counseling program activities and shares results as appropriate with relevant stakeholders.

3.4 Monitors student academic performance, behavior, and attendance and facilitates appropriate interventions. 

Benefits

Roundtrip airfare to/from home at the beginning and end of contract, housing, utilities, internet electricity allowance. Please inquire for additional information regarding compensation.

Level of Language Proficiency

None

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

info@asssumptionschoolrmi.com
http://www.assumptionschoolrmi.com/

E-mail a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to info@assumptionschoolrmi.com. Please indicate your desired subject area in the subject line. Applications will be considered as they are submitted.


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