Date: April 13, 2023
Position Title: School Counselor
Location: Slocum ISD
Salary Range: Slocum ISD Salary Schedule + stipend
Length of Work Year: 11 months
Plan, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive developmental guidance and counseling program
at assigned campus. Counsel students to fully develop each student’s academic, career, personal,
and social abilities and address the needs of special population students
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university
Valid Texas school counselor certificate
Experience: Two years teaching experience
Knowledge of counseling procedures, student appraisal, and career development
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations to students, parents, and district staff
Plan and conduct structured group lessons to deliver district’s guidance curriculum effectively and in accordance with students’ developmental needs. Collaborate with teachers who teach guidance-related curriculum.
Guide individual students, groups of students, and parents to plan, monitor, and manage the student’s own educational and career development including creating and reviewing personal graduation plans and providing information about post-secondary opportunities.
Use accepted theories and effective techniques of developmental guidance to counsel individual students, small groups of students, and parents to plan, monitor, and manage a student’s own personal and social development. Provide preventive, remedial, and crisis counseling as needed.
Coordinate school, home, and community resources and refer students, parent, and others to special programs and services as needed.
Work collaboratively to advocate for individual students and specific groups of students.
Interpret standardized test results and assessment data to guide students in individual goal
setting and planning.
Program Management and Administration
Plan, implement, evaluate, and promote continuous improvement of a balanced comprehensive developmental guidance and counseling program that includes guidance curriculum, responsive services, individual planning, and system support components.
Advocate for a school environment that acknowledges and respects diversity.
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents.
Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and board policy. Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations
Adhere to legal, ethical, and professional standards for school counselors including current professional standards of competence and practice.
Send cover letter, district application, résumé, transcripts, and copy of credentials to:
5765 East State Hwy 294
Elkhart, TX 75839