New job Guidance Counselor in Massachusetts | 2021

Guidance Counselor

Company : Chelmsford Public Schools
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Chelmsford Public Schools - Announcement of Teaching Vacancies for the 2021-2022 School YearThe Chelmsford Public Schools is now accepting applications for the following vacancy. The District reserves the right to change this vacancy or not fill this vacancy based on further staffing changes, enrollment, or budget. Position: Guidance/ School Counselor - High SchoolLocation: Chelmsford High School, Reports to the Coordinator of Social Emotional Learning & School Counseling, House Dean and PrincipalGeneral Description:To provide, as a member of the counseling department staff, a comprehensive counseling program for students in grades nine through twelve and specifically provide services to meet the needs of assigned students; consult with teachers, staff and parents to enhance effectiveness in helping students; and to provide support to other high school educational programs. School counselors adhere to, address, and practice all of the skills and competencies detailed by the MA Model for School Counseling and the American School Counselor Association National Model. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * School counseling practices are aligned to the ASCA Ethical Standards * Be an advocate for all students * Consult with teachers, staff, and parents regarding the developmental needs of students. * Counsel individuals and small groups of students experiencing social, emotional, and/or behavioral problems * Apply counseling theories and techniques to support students in crisis * Acknowledge signs and symptoms to identify and support students in need that may require a referral for private counseling or require reporting to DCF * Team member for Student Study Team (SST) and Child Protection Team (CPT) * Deliver classroom lessons aligned to the counseling curriculum * Lead or co-lead group counseling for identified students * Attend, participate, and advocate for students at 504 and IEP meetings * Monitor 504 plans * Organize and attend parent/teacher/counselor meetings as needed on an ongoing basis. * Knowledgeable of the post-secondary college and career planning process .

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