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Certified School Counselor

Posted on December 01, 2021

School: Lancaster County Career & Technology Center

Type: full-time

• Certified School Counselor 

Please complete our online application and review the employment requirements by clicking on the following link: https://lancasterctc.edu/employment-application-requirements/

Your application will be retained in active status for one school year. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you for further information and a possible interview.


• Position Type:
Certified Secondary/Certified Guidance Counselor
• Date Posted:
11/30/2021
• Location:
Willow Street Campus- Willow Street, PA

A vacancy for Certified School Counselor exists at the Lancaster County Career & Technology Center. The position has shared responsibilities between the Mount Joy and Willow Street campuses.

Summary of Position:
The School Counselor promotes and enhances the academic, social/emotional, and career development of LCCTC students by removing barriers to learning and creating equitable access to opportunities and rigorous curriculum for all students.

Qualifications:

o Masters Degree and PA Department of Education Certification in Secondary School Guidance
o 1 - 3 years of experience preferred
o PDE Certification in Special Education Preferred; experience working with Special Education strongly preferred
o Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
o Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office
o Valid PA Driver’s License required
o Value and respond to the diversity and individual differences of students
o Ensure equitable access to opportunities and rigorous curriculum for all students
o Collaborate and consult with parents, teachers, community organizations and other stakeholders

Duties & Responsibilities:
Direct student services including:
o instruction – teaching the school counseling curriculum to students focused through the lens of selected student standards from the ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success.
o Appraisal and advisement – assessing student abilities, interests and achievement to help them make decisions about their future.
o Counseling – providing professional assistance and support to a student or small group of students during times of transition, heightened stress, critical change or other situations impeding student success. School counselors do not provide therapy or long-term counseling in schools; however, school counselors are prepared to recognize and respond to student mental health needs and to assist students and families seeking resources.
Indirect student services including:
o Consultation – share strategies supporting student achievement with parents, teachers, other educators and community organizations
o Collaboration – work with other educators, parents and the community to support student achievement
o Referrals – support for students and families to school or community resources for additional assistance and information.

Hands-on Functions
o Schedule/coordinate appointments/conferences with students, parents, and high school personnel as needed.
o Support the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) processes/procedures as needed and requested per availability.
o Maintain a file of information on each student that includes past education, adjustments, development, and placement, as well as all other educationally necessary information.
o Provide assistance to obtain and review career objectives for each student.
o Assist with exit process for students who choose to return to high school.
o Provide occupational information as needed as part of the student’s total educational experience.
o Provide information and assistance to those students who desire post-high school education, work or military options. This includes information on courses, schools, availability of funds, scholarship information, and required documentation for Statewide Articulation (SOAR) or local articulation, and recommendations.
o Assist with student related surveys and reports.
o Assist with the student CATS reports.
o Assist in the planning of the certificate and awards program, new student orientation (Meet & Greet), and open house.
o Serve as a member of the Student Assistant Team and the RtII team (SAP/HEART/STAR).
o Provide for anti-harassment/anti-bullying strategies for students and staff.

Salary:
Master's Degree- $61,447 base; Master's +30- $65,331 base (per the Collective Bargaining Agreement)

Schedule:
7 hours and 40 minutes per day; 5 days per week; 189 days per year (per the Collective Bargaining Agreement)


Equal Opportunity Employer
Lancaster County Career & Technology Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Lancaster County Career & Technology Center ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Human Resources at 717.208.3139.

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