Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
Plans and works with elementary staff members to provide experiences that will develop children’s respect and appreciation for other students, teachers, staff, property and the educational process delivered to all students systematically.
Plans and works with elementary staff members to provide experiences that will develop healthy, positive self-concepts in children that enable them to feel successful academically, personally and socially delivered to all students systematically.
Plans and works with elementary staff members to provide experiences that will develop children’s ability to recognize and value their own uniqueness and accept both their capabilities and limitations delivered to all students systematically.
Serves as liaison between parents and school personnel.
Makes home visitations when necessary concerning attendance problems, academic progress, student conduct and items dealing with special assistance.
Communicates and confers with school staff and parents on items dealing with student attendance, academic progress, student conduct, and special assistance.
Counsels with students at the building level within scheduled group sessions, small group sessions and individually to provide instruction concerning communication, health, safety and character development.
Demonstrates the ability to recognize and effectively work with students, parents, and community agencies related to health and safety issues.
Bases services and support on data-informed decision making including developmentally appropriate curriculum focused on students need for postsecondary readiness and success.
Works to close achievement and opportunity gaps focused on student achievement, attendance, and discipline.
Clearly understands and adheres to the School Counselor Code of Ethics and Oklahoma Accreditation Standards.
Other duties as may be assigned.
Skills and Abilities Required:
Hold a valid Oklahoma Elementary Counselors certificate by July 1, 2023
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: FULL-TIME, PERMANENT