|Counselor - High School - North Houston|
|041 - Houston - HS Advancement|
|Open Until Filled|
|To work with school faculty and staff, students, parents, and community to plan, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive developmental guidance and counseling program at assigned school. Counsel students to fully develop each student?s academic, career, personal, and social abilities and address the needs of special population students.|
o Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
o Minimum 2 years teaching experience
o Master's Degree in guidance counseling is preferred.
o Valid Texas counseling certificate is preferred.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Knowledge of counseling procedures, student appraisal, and career development
o Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
o Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
o Counsels with students individually or in groups.
o Assists students, staff and parents in making use of counseling services.
o Coordinates counseling information and record keeping.
o Assists in scheduling and providing information about curriculum offerings in the program of studies to staff, students, and parents.
o Remains current in the area of counseling through membership in professional organizations, reviews of related literature and attendance of workshops and in-service programs.
o Promotes community understanding through professional concern for all students as well as demonstrating an interest in school and community activities.
o Participates in, coordinates and conducts activities that contribute to the effective operation of the counseling program and school.
o Coordinate school college trips.
o Attend ARD, LPAC meetings.
o Perform other duties as assigned.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
o Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management, both internal and external to the district.
o Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internal and external to the district.
o Ability to organize special programs for assigned campus.
o Ability to use computer including software, database used by the district, spreadsheet and word processing software, calculator, copy machine and telephone.
o Ability to analyze data
o Ability to use effective interview techniques, effective public speaking skills, and problem-solving skills
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
o Light Work: may require occasional light lifting.
o Nights and weekend activities will be occasionally required.
o Position is in office setting and may involve prolonged work at a desk in one location.
o Moderate travel is required.
Role/ Salary Band 5
Dallas/ Fort Worth and Central Office - Houston
Salary minimum: $50, 000 Salary maximum: $70,000
Austin, El Paso, and San Antonio Districts: $2,000 less
| If you have any questions, please contact the Director of Talent at AFOSTER@harmonytx.org |