- Position Type:
High School Teaching/Guidance Counselor
- Date Posted:
Proviso Township High Schools
- Closing Date:
Proviso East Math & Science Academy / Proviso West Math & Science Academy
PROVISO TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOLS DISTRICT #209
POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION
POSITION TITLE: Professional School Counselor (Proviso East Math & Science Academy / Proviso West Math & Science Academy)
REPORTS TO: International Baccalaureate Coordinator
Director of Academy Unit and Chief Innovation Officer
Required Experience or Training
Valid Illinois Type 73 School Service Personnel Certification Previous High School Counseling
Data Analysis Experience College & Career Background Master’s DegreeDesired Experience or TrainingExperience with the International Baccalaureate programs preferredPrevious high school teaching experience Social-Emotional Intervention Experience
Planning and Preparation
1. Demonstrating knowledge of counseling theory and techniques.
2. Demonstrating knowledge of child and adolescent development.
3. Establishing goals for the counseling program appropriate to the setting and the students
4. Demonstrating knowledge of state and federal regulations and resources, both within and beyond
the school and district.
5. Planning the counseling program, integrated with the regular school program, and including
crisis prevention, intervention, and response.
6. Developing a plan to evaluate and communicate findings of thecounseling program.7. Willingness to participate in professional development and training in support of the International Baccalaureate program.
The Environment (office/small group environment)
1. Creating an environment of respect and rapport.
2. Establishing a culture for productive communication.
3. Managing routines and procedures.
4. Establishing standards of conduct, and contributing to the culture for positive student behavior
and achievement throughout the school.
5. Organizing physical space conducive to productive work with students.
Delivery of Service
1. Assessing student needs and addressing social/emotional student needs.
2. Assisting students and teachers in the formulation of academic, personal/social, and career
plans, based on knowledge of student needs.
3. Using counseling techniques, in individual and classroom programs.
4. Brokering resources to meet needs.
5. Demonstrating flexibility and responsiveness.
1. Reflecting on practice.
2. Maintaining records, and submitting them in a timely fashion.
3. Communicating with families.
4. Participating in a professional community.
5. Engaging in professional development.
6. Showing professionalism, including integrity, advocacy, and maintaining confidentiality.
7. Work collaboratively with other educational personnel.
8. Implement recommendations made in the evaluation andsupervisory process.9. Programming and scheduling students for coursework and graduation requirements.