Full-Time Guidance Counselor Position needed in Huntsville, AL for 2022/2023 School Year.

Huntsville, AL 6 days ago

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Category Schools - Counselor
Job Type Contract

Full-Time Guidance Counselor Position need for School Year 2022/2023 in Huntsville, AL.

As one of the nation's largest healthcare staffing companies, we genuinely appreciate the opportunity to match highly qualified professionals in the positions that make a difference daily.

A School Guidance Counselor advises and counsels students regarding academic, educational, and short-term social and emotional problems.

This is a contract position with a paid competitive hourly rate that includes both direct and indirect services. Weekly hours each week are guaranteed. Please see more details about this position below:

Hours & Caseload:

  • Full-Time: 40hrs per week
  • Caseload: More details discussed during interview
  • Start Date: 08/10/2022- 05/25/2023

Education, Experience & License:

  • Master’s Degree in School Counseling or similar Degree
  • State License
  • Certifications: EIPA, RID, and NIC

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans comprehensive, educational courses of study as approved by the Board of Education and correlating lesson plans, learning activities, and educational materials that meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of assigned students.
  •  Teaches assigned students in a manner that motivates students to succeed academically and contributes to the development of students’ intellectual, emotional, and social skills.
  •  Provides a balanced program of individualized and group instruction, demonstration, activities, and work time to adapt the curriculum to meet students’ varying learning styles and provide opportunities for observation, lecture, inquiry, group discussion, and investigation.
  • Creates lesson plans and courses of study that demonstrate an understanding and recognize the impact of a student’s cultural, ethnic, and social background, special needs, and individual learning style on their motivation to learn and achieve academically.
  •  Guides students in the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and establishes clear objectives for all lessons while striving to implement the school district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals.
  • Establishes and enforces appropriate classroom rules and procedures in accordance with district policies and maintains clear standards of student behavior to achieve an orderly, functional environment conducive to learning.
  • Collaborates with other teachers as appropriate to evaluate and discuss students’ needs and progress, develop lessons and activities in accordance with the adopted curriculum, coordinate instructional efforts, identify academic and behavioral issues, and make referrals to school personnel or other professionals as needed.
  • Works with a variety of school staff as needed to make necessary accommodations for students as required by Individual Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 plans and to integrate appropriate teaching plans and strategies into the district’s curriculum to effectively meet students’ needs.
  • Communicates effectively with students’ parents to establish rapport, discuss academic progress, communicate expectations, develop plans for improvement, answer inquiries, and assist in resolving existing and potential issues for the purpose of providing a solid educational foundation in accordance with each student’s needs and abilities while maintaining confidentiality.
  •  Administers group standardized tests in accordance with state testing programs while following state testing security guidelines and attends training as required to ensure and demonstrate understanding of applicable standardized testing policies.
  • Notifies appropriate personnel regarding evidence of child abuse/neglect (as required by state law), as well as severe medical or social conditions, potential suicide, or students appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Competitive weekly compensation (W-2)
  • 401k matching
  • Insurance offered: Health, Optical and Dental

Soliant Health Account Executive, Amiea Summers would love to speak with you about this opportunity. Please contact her directly at (678)-932-4685 for more information and how to start the application process.

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement