Counselor & Pbis Specialist

Flagstaff Unified School District Flagstaff , AZ 86002

Posted 5 months ago

Flagstaff Unified School District #1

Counselor and PBIS Specialist
2019-2020 School Year

At Flagstaff Unified School District, we are a team of educators who are passionate about inspiring our 9000+ students and will provide all students with a high-quality education through diverse pathways to foster success in college, career, citizenship, and life. Through expert instruction, collaboration and creativity we provide our students with the critical skills and competencies to become critical thinkers, resilient and empathetic learners and leaders, and impactful citizens of our world.

FUSD is a dynamic organization with a strong commitment to living out our purpose and continuously improving.

We seek to ensure that all students, regardless of external factors, have access to the champions and enriching experiences essential to promote academic and personal development.

Exceptional staff are the soul of our schools. We know that it takes a nurturing spirit and excellent skills of caring professionals to inspire our students and evoke those magical learning moments.

Postion Title: Counselor & PBIS Specialist

Department/Section: Thomas Elementary School

Supervisor: Building Principal and Director of Student Support Services

Posting Specific Detail

Pay Grade: Certified Salary Schedule; $40,000 to $44,250 commiserate with experience

Schedule: 37.5 hours per week; Monday-Friday

Benefits: Positions of 30 hours/week or more qualify for the full FUSD retirement and insurance benefits

Summary of Function

To provide guidance curriculum, student planning, responsive services and system support to students, parents, teachers and administrators to promote maximum academic, career, and social/emotional support for all students.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree; Masters preferred

  • Arizona Guidance Counselor Certificate

  • Arizona Department of Public Safety IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

  • Experience in consultation/collaboration with regular classroom teachers; ability to coordinate activiteis with related and specialist staff

  • Some assignments may require Crisis Prevention Intervention within first four (4) weeks of employment (training provided by the District)

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, parents and the community; excellent relation skills; skill in both oral and written communicaiton; ability to work in multicultural environment with diverse population of students, staff and parents

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiate and implement individual and group student counseling.

  • Facilitate classroom guidance programs initiated by both the school site and the District.

  • Provide students, parents and staff with prevention and intervention programs in behavior management, academic interventions, career awareness, effective decision making and goal setting.

  • Maintain records of counseling services, including 504 plans.

  • Assist in identification and evaluation of special need students as appropriate.

  • Cooperate with outside agencies in services support and crisis intervention and response.

  • Adhere to ethical and professional standards as outlined by ASCA.

  • Provide on-going consulration and support to teachers and teams in the development, design and implementation of Positive Behavior Intervention Plans for students experiencing difficulties.

  • Participate in the District Crisis Team as needed.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

Indoor Classroom environment. Outdoor All weather conditions and temperatures. Playground environment. Contact with public, employees, children and parents. Exposure to noise, dusts, gas and fumes.

Physical Requirements

Work involves the performance of duties where physical exertion and movement is required to perform the aspects of the job. Assistance is available as required to perform physically demanding tasks. Work involves sitting and moving for extended periods of time, requires moving from one location to another, reaching, bending, holding and grasping objects. Verbal communication ability required.

Equipment, Aids, Tools and Materials

Uses office equipment which includes but is not limited to: computers, video projectors, white boards, and office or instructional equipment. FUSD recognizes ever-changing development of technology but expects all staff to keep abreast of changing technology opportunities and use tools and devices provided to them.

Mental Tasks

Communicate verbally and in writing. Read. Analyze and evaluate data and reports. Develop, implement and evaluate plans. Manage own office and work environment. Promote learning and ensure safety. Perform functions from written and oral instruction and from observing and listening to others.

Thank you for your interest in the Flagstaff Unified School District. Please submit a complete application. Education information must be included in the application. Complete work history needed for proper placement on the salary schedule. If this information is not complete, your application will be returned. All applicants (including current district employees) must submit a complete online application.

Current Internal candidates, please contact Human Resources @ HR@fusd1.org for hourly rate information.

All employees are subject to a criminal background check. The Flagstaff Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, gender expression, sexual orientation, military status, age, national origin, or disability. Offers of employment, contingent upon funding.


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