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COUNSELOR POSITION - FORGE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Sage International School (learn more)

Middleton, Idaho (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3100678
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: May 15, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 5, 2019

Job Description

Counselor Position: Spanish Language preferred

Forge International School - a public school of choice - is seeking applicants to fill a FULL TIME School Counselor position for the 2019-2020 academic year. Successful candidates will hold a Masters degree from a state approved school counselor program and an Idaho Pupil Personnel Services Certificate with a School Counselor Endorsement (K-12). The position of School Counselor at Sage requires broad knowledge of theories of individual and group guidance techniques, K-12 guidance program design and experience, and ability to effectively balance preventive and crisis counseling needs. Experience working with students K-12 in an IB setting preferred.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY TO
Head of School

JOB SUMMARY
To provide services to students in elementary aimed at promoting the highest level of student achievement through growth in academic and address social/emotional needs. To help students overcome problems that impede learning. The counselor will guide, listen, and lend support to students who will need services beyond the scope of the regular classroom.

Successful candidates will be certified to teach in public schools, either in Idaho or in another state with a willingness to transfer certification to Idaho. Salary and benefits package depending upon experience.

Forge International School is an equal opportunity employer.

Please visit the Sage International School website to apply online - www.sageinternationalschool.org under HR/employment.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Sage International School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • QUALIFICATIONS
      1. Holds a Pupil Personnel Services Certificate with a Counselor Endorsement (K-12) or is a certified social worker
      2. Minimum experience as determined by the Board
      3. Knowledge of computerized master schedule development
      4. Broad knowledge of theories of individual and group guidance techniques, and elementary school guidance program design
      5. Knowledge of state and federal testing procedures and requirements
      6. Strong background in the use of technology
      7. Relates extremely well to students
      8. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with students, parents, staff, and community groups and organizations
      9. Able to work under pressure and deadlines
      10. Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and leadership skills
      11. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

      Direct Assistance to Students
      1. Assist when requested with follow-up on students that are below grade level/failing with weekly progress reports
      2. Maintain a close relationship with the child study team following directives and recommendations as needed
      3. Assist in the resolution of school-related problems
      4. Provide responsive services including consultation, personal counseling, crisis counseling, and referral
      5. Provide for a smooth transition between elementary and middle/junior high, which may include orientation programs for students and parents
      6. Assist with teacher/student/parent conferences
      7. Work in collaboration with the College & Career Advisor (Counselor)
      8. Provide counseling for students that will assist them to develop increased personal growth, self-understanding, and maturity
      9. collaborate with teachers, administrators, other school and school district staff, students, students’ family members, and the larger community to help meet all students’ needs


    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Valerie Roberts
    • 1513 Tyrell Lane, suite 110
    • Boise
    • Boise, Idaho 83706

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