Position: .5 Guidance Counselor at Grandview Elementary School, starting immediately. Must hold a Colorado Department of Education license in School Counseling or Social Worker.
Salary range: $18,615 - $29,743 based on education and work experience.
The guidance counselors, under the supervision of respective building principals, shall direct and coordinate the guidance and counseling activities in an integrated K-12 guidance and counseling program.
More specifically, the guidance counselor's duties are:
o Counselors help children, teens, parents or faculty members who have problems that interfere with their personal progress. Counseling sessions are held in confidence to the extent permitted by law.
o Counselors provide relevant information to the student. Such information might be related to occupational information, college placement procedures, applying for a job and seeking a scholarship or financial aid for further education.
o Counselors consult with teachers having particular needs for solving particular problems in class.
o Counselors provide parents with information that could be helpful as they attempt to assist their children at home.
o Counselors participate in building-level staffings involving teachers and other special services personnel who attempt to provide an instructional and supportive program that relates to a child's special needs.
o Counselors refer children with problems that require greater expertise to other members of our own special services team or to the welfare department, juvenile judge, mental health clinic, and other referral agencies in the state.
o Counselors assist in the career education program in the district.
o Counselors coordinate the preparation and transmission to proper authorities the official school transcript of students and have custody of student cumulative records and their maintenance.
o Counselors interpret test scores to individuals or groups of students or other interested adults in the community.
o Counselors attempt to assist interested teachers or principals towards assessing the learning climate in their particular classroom or building.
o Counselors are involved with the review, evaluation and possible modification of curricular and extra curricular offerings.
Weld Re-4 School District