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18 Nov 2021

School Network Staff Middle School Counselor

Moffat County School District RE-1
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Job Description

School:  Craig Middle School
Position Available
: ASAP

Job Title:  Middle School Counselor

Summary:  The goal of the Middle School Counselor is to help students succeed in school and in life.  The job of the Middle School counselor is to help provide an environment for each student that is conducive to success, and to help students deal with whatever might be getting in the way of their success.

*SALARY:  Salary is commensurate to education and experience.

Education and/or Experience:  Master of Arts degree in Counseling preferred.  Preferred two years of successful full-time teaching experience. Minimum requirement – Bachelor’s degree(B.A.) from four year college or university.  Flexible, works well with team, dependable, loves kids, good classroom management, good people skills and communication.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Eligible or already in possession of a Colorado Special Service Provider License for School Counselor issued by the Colorado Department of Education.

Qualification Requirements:  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.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Other duties may be assigned.
-Counsels groups or individual students who are referred by teachers, parents, administrators or community agencies.
-Talks to students who express academic or personal concerns.
-Serves as a member of the District Crisis Team and helps students in crisis situations.
-Provides conflict resolution.
-Consults with teachers, staff, and parents, and various community agencies regarding meeting the needs of students.
-Helps to identify students who are having difficulties or are at-risk students.
-Monitors student academic progress and attendance.
-Maintains students records.
-Works to prevent at-risk behaviors by coordinating various activities as well as providing appropriate guidance materials.
-Provides a positive learning environment through various reward programs.
-Represents school as a member of appropriate community organizations.

Benefits include: PERA retirement, health insurance, paid time off, short and long term disability, other optional benefit elections.

Additional information: *Salary/pay rate is determined based on qualifications and experience relevant to the job description requirements. Full pay range may be found on the appropriate salary schedule. Salary schedule link below.  Employees hired new into a position are rarely qualified to receive maximum of the pay range shown on the salary schedule.
MCSDSalarySchedule

Language Skills:  Ability to read and analyze and interpret general counseling periodicals professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plan and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Other Skills and Abilities:  Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implements lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.

Physical Demands:  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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to run; stoop and kneel.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.  The employee must occasionally push items of 75lbs. or more, such as pushing children on a bike or moving/rearranging furniture.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described below 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. 
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet and is a standard acceptable level for this environment.

In compliance with Title VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Moffat County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. English speaking ability will not be a barrier to participation and admission to District programs. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees or need for special education services. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the District. Scott Pankow, Superintendent, Renae Ogden, Executive Director of School Support and Personnel, 600 Texas Ave, Craig, CO  81625, 826-4249.

En cumplimiento del Título VI y VII del Acto de Derechos Civiles de 1964, Título IX de la Enmienda de Educación de 1972; Sección 504 del Acto de la Rehabilitación de 1973, la Discriminación de Edad en Acto del Empleo de 1967, el Acto de los Americanos con Discapacidades, el Acto de no Discriminación de Información Genética de 2008 y la ley de Colorado, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1 no discrimina ilegalmente en base a raza, color, sexo, religión, origen nacional, ascendencia, credo, edad, estado civil, orientación sexual, información genética, discapacidad o necesidad de servicios de educación especial en la admisión, acceso, tratamiento o empleo en programas educativos o actividades que opera. Capacidad de hablar ingles no será un obstáculo para la participación y admisión a programas del Distrito. Se han establecido procedimientos de queja para los estudiantes, padres, empleados o necesidad de servicios de educación especial. La(s) siguiente(s) persona(s) han sido identificadas como el oficial de cumplimiento para el Distrito. Renae Ogden, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1, 600 Texas Ave, Craig Co 81625, 970-826-6270, renae.ogden@moffatsd.org

How to Apply

Procedure for Application:      Applicant must complete an application or request for transfer (current employees) on line at www.moffatsd.org Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: School Network Staff.

Job expires in 21 days.