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School Counselor (RRMS & ECMS)

Company: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
Location: Elizabeth City
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

School Counselor (ECMS & RRMS)
Job Description
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 North Carolina State Board of Education's guiding mission that every public school student will graduate from high school globally competitive for work and postsecondary education and prepared for life in the twenty-first century.

    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 program based on the NC
    Comprehensive School Counseling Standard Course of Study and current individual school 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 the majority of time providing direct services through the Guidance Curriculum, Individual Student Planning and
    Preventive and Responsive Services, and most remaining time in program management, system support, and
    accountability (National standards recommend 80% of time in Guidance Curriculum, Individual Student Planning and
    Preventive and Responsive Services and 20% of time in program management, system support, and accountability
    (American School Counselor Association, 2005).
    1.6 Uses data to develop comprehensive programs that meet student needs.
    Guidance Curriculum
    2.1 Provides leadership and collaborates with other educators in the school-wide integration of the State Guidance Curriculum
    Standard Course of Study.
    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 programs.
    2.15 Adheres to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the school counseling profession.
    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.
    State Range
    NC State Salary Schedule
    (Based on degree and experience)
    Plus Local Supplement
    Full-time, 10-Month position
    Appropriate NC Teaching License
    Eligibility to Receive a NC Teaching License
    Please visit our website at to complete the on-line
    application and forms necessary to apply for employment with ECPPS. If you
    are unable to apply on-line, please contact us for assistance.
    Human Resources
    Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
    1200 S. Halstead Blvd./PO Box 2247
    Elizabeth City, NC 27906-2247
    Phone: (252)335-2981 Fax: (252)335-0974
    EOE - The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public School District does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, sex, pregnancy, color, national origin, religion, citizenship status, age, or disability in any of its educational programs or activities.

Keywords: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools, Chesapeake , School Counselor (RRMS & ECMS), Other , Elizabeth City, Virginia

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