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Duties

  • Collaborate with students to identify career aspirations and academic goals; provide information and answers to questions related to college applications and career choices.
  • Assists students with academic planning, accountability, and/or organization.
  • Teaches a variety of skills including Workplace Excellence©
  • Assists students in developing a meaningful e-Portfolio to include resume and portfolio-related correspondence.
  • Collaborates with KACC attending schools to ensure full compliance with IEP and 504 accommodations, assisting KACC with designing those accommodations if needed.
  • Counsels students with personal, social, disciplinary, and behavioral issues.
  • Collaborates with teachers to identify ways to improve the achievement and social development of students.
  • Promptly notifies appropriate authorities of any reports or suspicions of crimes, abuse, or neglect.
  • Collaborates with other educators, parents, and students to develop, review, renew, and/or modify Individualized Education Plans or 504 plans for students who qualify.
  • Collaborate with area businesses and trade organizations to develop and maintain internship and job shadowing workplace experience opportunities.
  • Collaborate with regional community colleges to obtain and maintain dual college credit.
  • Conduct semi-annual Counselor Meetings with area counselors
  • Collaborate on yearly events such as, but not limited to Open Houses, 8th Grade Day, Sophomore Day, Emerging Workforce, and signing day.
  • Compile data for 2nd year senior transcripts, create, and distribute
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Thorough understanding of developmental expectations for students of different ages.
  • Thorough understanding of assessments and aptitude tests and ability to properly interpret the results.
  • Superior interpersonal skills with persons of all ages and across diverse backgrounds.
  • Thorough understanding of warning signs of abuse, neglect, or other crimes.
  • Ability to work well with a variety of other personalities.
  • Proficient in Google Suite or related software.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • School Counseling Related experience preferred.
  • Willingness to stay updated on current trends in career counseling and education
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with students, faculty, staff, and external partners.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the evolving needs of students and the educational landscape.

Job Posting Date

5/13/2024

Application Deadline

7/26/2024

Start Date

8/1/2024