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Counselor - COVID Impact

Company: Butler County Area Application Consortium
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position Type: Student Support ServicesDate Posted: 7/28/2021Location: Butler County Educational Service CenterDate Available: August 2021Closing Date: until filledDistrict: Butler County ESC - websiteEmployment Opportunity Butler County Educational Service Center July 28, 2021 Multiple Schools using EANS funds St. Ann'sPOSITION: Counselor - COVID Impact GENERAL DESCRIPTION: To provide comprehensive counseling services to students who have experienced learning loss directly related to COVID by helping address the social emotional needs of students. QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree. Valid ODE Pupil Services license as a school counselor or school social worker or ODE Registration and appropriate board licensure or willingness to obtain. Willingness/ability to work as a team member. Proven organizational skills. Exceptional communication skills, ability to work well with students, staff and parents. Self-directed and highly motivated. Proven ability to foster collaborative efforts. History of good job attendance. Must pass criminal background checks and be free from communicable disease. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Plan, develop, and provide guidance and counseling services which meet specific needs and expectations of students, parents, and administration. Provide direct services in alignment with Ohio Social and Emotional Learning Standards and research-based best practices. Evaluate services through input from a variety of sources which could include parents, students, faculty and administration. Organize materials and time; establishes priorities and action steps related to assigned responsibilities. Provide timely follow through on commitments to students, parents and faculty; provide immediate and consistent follow-up on individual cases. Maintain current files of community resources; make outside referrals only when school resources have been exhausted and provide follow-up. Engage in positive, professional behaviors which are child centered and free of rumor, or gossip about students, families, staff, or administration. Collaborate about students and make referrals to other school staff as needed; monitor progress after referral. Enlist parental and teacher involvement and cooperation as reflected in conference records and action plans, and phone log. Establish and maintain rapport with students, faculty, parents, and administration; engage in problem solving behavior when conflicts arise. Provide an open, non-judgmental, counseling climate where students willingly participate and keep appointments. Accurately identify the problem in counseling sessions; assist students in formulating a specific and practical plan of action. Conduct groups where content is planned and organized according to student ability and interest; engage all students while maintaining order and discipline. Maintain written counseling records which may include intake information goals, review plans, follow-up activities, appointment timelines and case notes. Organizes or performs student assessment when appropriate; follows guidelines for administration, scoring and interpretation. Interpret group and individual test results clearly and accurately to students, teachers, and parents. Demonstrates ability to use technology associated with duties; accesses current internet or software based resources related to role responsibilities and student needs. Communicate with the school district, school staff and community agencies regarding common problems, and legal or ethical issues. Protect the confidentiality of students, faculty and families. Participate in professional growth and development through course work and/or seminars, professional reading, and membership in professional organizations. Consistent with legal and contract stipulations, perform all responsibilities defined for caseload by the school administration. Accepts criticism, advice and recognition; implements activities in response to recommendations of supervisor or to meet job targets. Cognizant of and adheres to State/Federal regulations and district policies and procedures. Maintains good attendance; punctual for meetings, appointments, work and deadlines. OTHER DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS: To serve as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as responsible, intelligent human beings. To help instill in students the belief in and practice of ethical principles and democratic values. Follow the written policies and procedures of the BCESC and school district. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of: Board policies and procedures, building policies and procedures, public relations, and state and federal reporting. Ability to: Work successfully in a culturally diverse environment, communicate effectively, and maintain files and reports, collect data, lift moderate amounts of weight, interpret policies and procedures, follow instructions. Skilled in: Word processing, spreadsheet, database, software applications, use of network functions, and other customary office and audio-visual equipment.EQUIPMENT OPERATED: Computer, copier, fax, telephone system, audio and video players and recorders, and other customary office and audio-visual equipment.ADDITIONAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Occasional: Exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, unruly children/adults, performs duties outside normal working hours.TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year as established by the Governing Board. The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance use in the workplace through his/her employment in district.EVALUATION: Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Support Personnel.STARTING DATE: August 2021 SALARY: Based on approved Governing Board Salary Schedule BENEFITS: Based on Full Time/Part Time employment DEADLINE: Until filled APPLY TO: Apply by clicking here: www.bcesc.org The Butler County Educational Service Center is an equal opportunity employer. Applications will be accepted without regard to age, race, handicap, color, sex or national origin. The regulations of Title VI, VII (Civil Rights Acts of 1984), Equal Pay act of 1963, Americans With Disabilities Act, Title IX, and the Drug-free Schools and Communities Act of 1989 are followed. (If you need an accommodation to interview, contact Human Resources by the deadline.

Keywords: Butler County Area Application Consortium, Hamilton , Counselor - COVID Impact, Other , Hamilton, Ohio

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