School Counselor - New Haven Public Schools
Position: School Counselor
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: School Counselor K-12
Job Location: New Haven Public Schools
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: New Haven Public Schools
New Haven, CT 06519
Telephone: 475-220-1540
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Job Description:
New Haven Public Schools
  
Overview:
School counselors design and deliver comprehensive school counseling programs that promote student achievement.  These programs are comprehensive in scope, preventive in design and developmental in nature.  “The ASCA National Model: A Framework for School Counseling Programs” outlines the components of a comprehensive school counseling program.  Counselors adhere to professional and ethical standards and develop a personal plan for continuous professional development (per ASCA and Connecticut Code for Professional Responsibility).
Reports and evaluated by the Building Administrator
 
Major Responsibilities (as applicable depending on the school setting):
  • Lead and oversee the development and implementation of a comprehensive school counseling program that supports all students through a school counseling curriculum, individual student planning, responsive services, community partnership and referrals.
  • Facilitate student academic, social/emotional and career development through a comprehensive school counseling program that is supported by the school administration through individual counseling, small group sessions, crisis interventions and referrals.
  • Uses current district technology and tools to drive the tracking of student success and outcomes.
  • Participate as a member of the school’s Student Support Services Team (SSST), Planning and Placement Team, Crisis Team, School Attendance and other school committees or teams as needed.
  • Promote parent engagement through conferences and group presentations including academic and social emotional engagement.
  • Collaborate with teachers, administration, district resources, parents, community agencies and specialists to support the needs of students and parents.
  • Facilitate the plans for students with 504 Accommodations and support students with IEPs.
  • Schedule all courses using district scheduling tool and advocate for appropriate student placement.
  • Follow district protocol for maintaining accurate student records and communication with parents.
  • Participate in the development of student’s behavior intervention plans and functional behavior assessments.

Qualifications:
  • Connecticut School Counselor Certification (068) 
  • Must hold at least a Master’s degree in School Counseling
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the components of a comprehensive school counseling program
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child and adolescent growth and development
  • Ability to understand and interpret learning assessments and diagnosis
  • Adheres to the ASCA National Model ethical standards
  • Ability to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents, and the community.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form.
To apply please visit: 
https://www.applitrack.com/nhps/OnlineApp/default.aspx?Category=Certified+Teacher&subcategory=Guidance+Counselor

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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