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16 Apr 2024

Instructional Support Barone Middle School Counselor

Meeker School District Re-1
 Meeker, Rio Blanco County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Meeker School District Re-1 is seeking qualified individuals to fill the open Middle School Counselor position who assists students in their personal development to support the learning process.

Meeker School District has an approximate enrollment of 720 students in grades Pre-K through Twelve. Barone Middle School has approximately 175 students 6th-8th. We are seeking an individual who has the understanding of the intellectual, social, and emotional needs of school aged students. The Meeker Re-1 School District is seeking an enthusiastic person who wants to join a staff committed to “Excellence in all we do”.

Job Functions/Qualifications:

  • It is imperative that the person employed in this position display, at all times,acceptable professional and ethical standards. These expectations are as

    follows, but are not limited to: confidentiality, courtesy, cooperation and positive

    attitude, reliability/punctuality, timeliness in respect to deadlines, respectfulness

    toward others

  • Works with students on an individual basis to help solve personal problemsrelated to home and family relationships, peer relationships, health and emotional


  • Works with students in small groups to help solve personal problems related tohome and family relations, peer relationships, health and emotional adjustments.
  • Works with students in need of de-escalation and conflict resolution
  • Confers with parents whenever necessary.
  • Advises administrators and faculty on matters of student discipline.
  • Assists in RTI/MTSS meetings.
  • Works to discover and develop special abilities of students as well as helpingstudents resolve educational handicaps.
  • Takes an active role in interpreting the school’s objectives to students, parentsand the community.
  • Assists in writing and implementation of 504 plans, ICAP, and other studentspecific plans as needed
  • At least three years of successful teaching experience
  • A valid license as a school counselor, school psychologist, or working toward avalid license
  • A master’s degree, or equivalent, representing intensive coursework in theprinciples and practices of educational guidance, testing and measurement,

    counseling, administration of guidance services and the psychology of learning.

  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as district administration and theschool board may find appropriate and acceptable
  • Other job duties as assigned. To view the full Job Description, click HERE.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary negotiable based upon qualifications and experience
  • Current salary schedule can be found here: MSD 24/25 Salary Schedule
  • Fully paid health, dental and life insurance for employee and $119 towards dependent health coverage.
  • Colorado Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA) member account with employer contribution of 21.4%.
  • 11 personal/sick days
  • Probationary Contract for 3 years
  • Coaching opportunities at the Middle and High School.
  • Reimbursement of moving expenses; up to $1,000 for in-state moves, and up to $2,000 for out-of-state moves.

How to Apply

Applications: Please submit application/resume/references to:  Certified application can be found HERE. Jessica Browning- Human Resources Director Meeker Re-1 School District School Administration Office 555 Garfield Street/P.O. Box 1089 Meeker, CO  81641 Telephone: 970-878-9040 FAX: 970-878-3682 E-mail: Timeline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will close on May 6, 2024 at 4:00 pm. Meeker Area Chamber:

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Instructional Support. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.