CC283 At-Risk Counselor | Tuba City Unified School District #15

CC283 At-Risk Counselor

This position is filled.  (081519)

TCHS Job BoardTuba City High School Tuba City AZ.
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  1. Hold a Master’s degree in school counseling from an accredited college or university.
  2. Meet Arizona certification requirements for counselor.
  3. Some experience with supervision in a school setting.
  4. Must have knowledge of Navajo culture and language.

Reports to: School Principal

Term of Employment: 10 months

Primary Functions

  1. Develop and deliver the school counseling curriculum in a classroom setting.
  2. Assist students in the areas of academic and social/emotional development by using the best counseling techniques.
  3. Provide individual and small group counseling in a variety of settings.
  4. Consult and collaborate with teachers, staff and parents in understanding and meeting the needs of students in a school setting.
  5. Make appropriate referrals of students and parents to outside agencies and specialists.
  6. Participate in activities that contribute to the effective operation of the school.
  7. Pursue continuous professional growth to stay abreast of the field.
  8. Promote an understanding and appreciation of the Native culture.
  9. Prepare students for the transition to the next level of school.
  10. Assist in management of the school in the absence of the school principal.
  11. Assist with developing a school improvement plan.  Implement action plans as it relates to counseling sessions.

Major Responsibilities

  1. Provide individual planning sessions to students in the areas of academic, social problems, attendance, poor peer relationship, behavior problems and family issues.
  2. In-classroom presentation to students using the approved PATHS curriculum for the purpose of teaching violence prevention strategies.
  3. Conduct parenting skills session for parents of students that are identified as highly at-rick academically and socially.
  4. Assist with administration of the achievement tests, interpret tests, student data and other assessment results appropriately in the counseling environment.
  5. Provide individual counseling in response to student requests.
  6. Provide information and skills to parents, school staff, administration and the community to assist them in helping students in academic and social development.
  7. Take a leadership role in the infusion of counseling content into the curriculum, staff development and parent education programs.
  8. Assist parents in addressing school related problems and issues.  Refer students and their parents, as needed, to appropriate specialists, special programs and/or outside agencies.
  9. Promote the liaison and coordination of school activities and resources and communicate between and among home, school and community agencies.
  10. Deliver the curriculum in a systematic manner using diverse strategies and settings.
  11. Plan, implement, maintain and evaluate the systems necessary for the support, maintenance and improvement of the couseling program (School Improvement Plan)
  12. Develop and mainstain skills needed to utilize technology systems and participate in professional development activities.
  13. Participate in school decision making and in activities which contribute to the effective operation of the school.
  14. Cooperate and collaborate with other professionals in enhancing the education of students.  Communicate with the principal, teachers and staff, parents and students as to the role of the school counseling program in the overall education process of the school.
  15. Complete monthly reports and their required paperwork.
  16. Assist the school principal as acting in the absence of the principal.
  17. Demonstrate knowledge of local policies and state and federal laws pertaining to school counseling.
  18. Assume other duties as responsibilities as assigned by the school principal.

The completed and signed Employment Application and all required documents must be submitted to the Human Resource Office by the close of business (5:00 PM) on or before the closing date specified on the Vacancy Announcement. All applications submitted by following methods must be signed to be acceptable. Unsigned applications will be deemed incomplete and will not be accepted. Submitting a signed application to replace the unsigned application at a later date is also not acceptable.

Employment applications can be delivered to the TCUSD Human Resource office by one of the following methods:

  • Hand delivered to TCUSD Human Resource, 67 Maple Street, TCUSD District Office Tuba City, AZ  86045.
  • Mailed via postal service and must be received by HR at close of business on or before closing date. Mail to: TCUSD Resource Box 67, Tuba City AZ 86045
  • Faxed to HR (928) 283-1202 and must be received by HR at close of business on or before closing date.
  • Email to HR Director or Administrative Assistant and must be received by HR at close of business on or before closing date.

TCUSD is unified in culture, technology and its commitment to education; every stakeholder is prepared to achieve a lifetime of personal, cultural, civic excellence and to enrich the community.