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1. Provides developmental guidance both directly and indirectly to all students on a regular basis.
2. Provides counseling to students individually and in small groups.
3. Provide Character Education units to classes, as scheduled by the building Principal.
4. Assists in the identification, diagnosis, and remediation of individual students with specialized
needs, and attends conferences when properly notified by the special needs teacher and when
5. Assists with maintaining accurate, complete, and correct cumulative records as required by law,
district policy, and administrative regulation.
6. Works with administration to obtain school records from the student’s previous school (where
applicable) and forwarding student records when appropriate.
7. Assists in the administration and organization of District and State testing.
8. Assists administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and
conduct; and maintains order in area(s) supervised in a fair and just manner.
9. Provides teachers with appropriate student personnel information including interpretation of
standardized test scores when it is necessary in dealing with students with a unique background
or problem.
10. Helps students learn how to approach life situations involving coping skills/problem solving.
11. Assists in the organization, administration, and interpretation of district evaluation and
screening programs and individual results.
12. Consults with parents, staff, administration, and community agencies regarding all facets of
student development and various district programs and procedures.
13. Provides orientation services for students, parents, and staff.
14. Demonstrates effective planning and organization in execution of job functions.
15. Keeps current with changes in counseling strategies and attempt to incorporate positive change
in the delivery of counseling services.
16. Assists in special school programs focused on students’ character building, such as Red Ribbon


1. Hold an Illinois Professional Education License with a School Counselor Endorsement.
2. Proficiency in counseling and in other functions that may be needed as supplements to
3. Ability to guard, maintain, and preserve confidential information.
4. Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
5. Ability to communicate to students, parents and staff in an acceptable/courteous manner.
6. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills to work with students, teachers,
education support personnel, building administrators and the general public.
7. Ability to enforce school regulations and policies in a professional manner.
8. Ability to maintain good working relationships with fellow employees and pupils.


As per the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

How to Apply

Send or email application materials to:

Christy Kindel, 6 -12 Principal
324 W. Charles Street                              
Buffalo, IL 62515                                    
(217) 364-4530

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