Company: Sacaton Elementary School District
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Description Location: Sacaton, AZ (South of Gilbert)
POSITION SUMMARY To help students overcome problems that impede
learning and assist those in adjusting to the social, physical and
personal problems encountered in grades K-4.
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 ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
JOB GOAL: To support the mission of the district goals,
procedures, and policies in the best interest of the student by
professionally carrying out assigned duties and participating in
the improvement and refinement of related areas. To coordinate
program resources to promote the development of each student.
Applicant must score at least 80% on the structured interview to be
considered for this position. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND
REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: Must have the authorization to work in the
United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.
Must meet all Arizona Department of Education certification
requirements. Must meet all NCLB (Highly Qualified) qualifications.
Standard Guidance Counselor Certificate. Must earn a Bachelors
degree (BA) from a four-year college or university. Preferred
Masters degree (MA) from a college or university. Experience
preferred. REQUIREMENTS: Adheres to the District vision, mission,
core values and goals in collaboration with staff. Demonstrates the
ability and desire to provide outstanding customer service.
Demonstrates a high regard for confidential and sensitive
information. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assists student in evaluating
their strengths and weaknesses using pertinent data to set
educational goals. Remains readily available to students so as to
provide counseling that will lead each student to increase personal
growth and self-understanding. Works with students on an individual
basis in the solution of personal problems related to home and
family relations, health and emotional adjustment. Establishes a
line of communication between the school and the home. Provides
guidance for teachers and parents in dealing with student learning
or personal problems. Maintains student records and protects their
confidentiality. Works to resolve students educational issues using
all resources available. Guides students in their participation in
school and community activities. Utilizes learning activities that
are suitable for students and instructional and social-emotional
goals. Utilizes materials and resources that support the
instructional goals and engages students in meaningful learning.
Delivers lessons and units that have recognizable structure,
effective instructional strategies and time allocations for
learning activities. Delivers lessons to various groupings of
students that need assistance for various social-emotional reasons.
Collaborates with teachers to develop social-emotional
interventions. Responds appropriately to student behavior.
Collaborates with parent/guardians and staff regarding the
educational career, and personal/social development of students.
Uses assessment results for individual student planning. Utilizes
community and district resources to meet the individual needs of
students. Exhibits sensitivity, empathy, and acceptance necessary
for team problem-solving. Follows FERPA guidelines when sharing
information. Functions as a credible resource by offering a variety
by offering a variety of options and strategies. Serves as a
liaison between the school district and community agencies.
Demonstrates knowledge of the roles/responsibilities of community
agencies. Assesses crisis situations and responds appropriately to
school and student needs. Follows appropriate district procedures
in emergency situations. Remains calm and self-assured. Develops
and implements a guidance program that aligns with the Arizona
School Counseling Program. Monitors and manages social-emotional
related programs. Analyzes and utilizes program-related data to
evaluate the guidance program. Participates in dialogues regarding
social-emotional data, grade level meetings, parent/teacher
conferences, and 504 meetings. Monitors academic progress in
alignment with state standards. Implements student academic and
social-emotional interventions with administrators, teachers, and
parents. Participates in professional development to enhance
knowledge and pedagogical skill. Participates in assisting other
colleagues. Must meet any additional specific job requirements as
indicated by the school. OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES/KNOWLEDGE/WORK
STYLE: Ability and desire to provide outstanding customer service.
Ability to work effectively under time constraints. Able to work a
flexible schedule, which may include weekend work. Able to comply
with Districts attendance standards as described in established
guidelines. Must be highly organized with the ability to multitask.
Must be detail-oriented and self-motivated. Must have excellent
communication skills. Must have an excellent memory and ability to
function well under stress. Must demonstrate an extremely high
regard for confidential and sensitive information. Must demonstrate
flexibility, common sense, and good judgment. Must have the ability
to keep abreast of information pertinent to the job. Demonstrates
the ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Demonstrates the ability to effectively present information in
one-on-one and small group situations. Interpersonal relation
skills required. Must maintain a well-groomed appearance and follow
the SESD Dress Code. Must have a basic knowledge of computers.
Company Description Sacaton Elementary School District is committed
to moving forward in alignment with the strategic plan. Our focus
remains on accomplishing our vision and mission with priorities of
Excellence in Student Learning, Excellence in Employee Engagement,
Excellence in Organizational Improvement, and Excellence in
Community Relations. We support students needs, including
identifying any difficulties and emotional stresses, resolving
questions, and guiding student learning. Our students and staff are
our #1 priority, and we miss them!
Keywords: Sacaton Elementary School District, Gilbert , School Counselor, Other , Gilbert, Arizona
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