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.
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.
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.
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.
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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