Horry County Schools Conway , SC 29528
Posted 2 months ago
Job Title: High School Guidance Counselor
Terms of employment: 190 days
To provide a comprehensive guidance program students consisting of guidance curriculum, individual planning, responsive services, and system support components as outlined in the South Carolina Comprehensive Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program Model. Consult with administration, teachers, parents, and staff to enhance effectiveness in helping students and provide support and assistance to other educational programs within the school and district.
Implementing the South Carolina Comprehensive Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program Model for the high school guidance program through classroom guidance, individual and group counseling, and infusion in content areas.
Counseling individuals and groups of students toward the promotion of academic growth and career development.
Monitor student academic performance, and verify requirements for graduation.
Counsel and guide students in developing and updating an Individual Graduation Plan (IGP).
Counseling individuals and small groups of students toward personal/social and emotional growth in assisting students to set realistic goals.
Consulting with teachers, staff, and parents regarding the developmental needs of students and to enhance their effectiveness in helping students.
Referring students to special programs, specialists, and/or community agencies, and consulting with parents regarding referrals when appropriate.
Participating in, coordinating, and conducting activities that contribute to the effective operation of the counseling program and school.
Participate in the intervention-team process and/or the school's student support team in development of realistic interventions to meet student needs.
Planning and evaluating the counseling program.
Pursuing continuous professional growth and development through workshops, lectures, and institutes to enhance job performance.
Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator that serve to promote the social and academic well-being of student.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required)
1.Possess a current and valid South Carolina certification in Guidance and Counseling at specific level.
2.Have a working knowledge and understanding of the components of the South Carolina Comprehensive Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program Model.
3.Demonstrated proficiency in written and spoken interpersonal communication skills.
4.Demonstrated proficiency in the use of technology.
5.Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board and/or administration may find appropriate and acceptable.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and reach with hands and arms; walk; sit; stoop or kneel; crouch or crawl. Duties may involve risk resulting from attending to students' behavioral, physical or sanitation/hygiene needs.
Additional physical requirements include the following:
Physically capable of frequently lifting or moving up to 40 pounds;
Sufficiently mobile to ensure the safety of students;
Specific vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus;
Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time;
Manual dexterity for the purpose of using a telephone and data entry;
Read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids;
Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone and,
Speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in person and on the telephone.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are normally performed in a school/classroom environment. Duties may be conducted in work-related community settings and/or occasionally performed on study trips away from the school.
Pay Grade: 28,29,31,32,35
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The School Counselor will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned and approved by the Principal or other appropriate Administrator. Horry County Schools reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.
The deadline is for the convenience of the District. The District reserves the right at any time to extend the deadline date without notice and without final consideration of any pending applications.
Horry County Schools