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Counseling Assistant

Jobs Description

The counseling assistant provides support for the counseling department by maintaining records, gathering and processing data for reports and providing resources for parents and students that assist the student in developing the academic, postsecondary, social/emotional skills necessary to be a productive member of society.  

 

     

Areas of Responsibility

Essential Duties/ Major Accountabilities:

Show Up: Be ACCOUNTABLE for our students, ourselves, and our team

Connect: Develop and maintain TRANSPARENT and HONEST relationships with our students and team

Succeed: Become a STRONG unified team providing students an INNOVATIVE environment to become productive members of society

Essential Responsibilities  

  • Provides support for the school counseling department 
  • Academic: Builds transcripts and schedules, maintains student records, academic plans and transcript progression, advises students based on individual interests and aptitudes 
  • Career: Assists in post-secondary readiness by maintaining up to date information regarding military, college and trade school resources
  • Social/Emotional: Compiles resources for students and families and provides assistance in accessing social/emotional supports  

Major Duties 

All Domains

  • Provides support for counselors in implementing comprehensive school counseling program
  • Maintains student records by requesting, sending, receiving, filing, and sorting records
  • Assists counselors in collecting evaluative data to ensure a successful counseling program which links the school counseling program to student academic progress
  • Gathers information and prepares reports regarding counseling programming and student success
  • Tracks student contact in MTSS log
  • Maintains a working knowledge of counseling programs, services and opportunities available to students to effectively communicate to all stakeholders

Academic

  • Conducts academic advisement meetings to support students in successful completion of high school course requirements
  • Utilizes data from the student ICAP and assessments to create schedules and facilitate schedule changes
  • Maintains tracking system to ensure ICAP completion?
  • Collaborates with department to develop tools to track student progress and graduation progression and schedules quarterly counseling appointments to assess student progress and adjust graduation plans accordingly
  • Gathers, maintains, and processes transcripts for all students, completing audits as necessary.
  • Identifies at-risk students and track student progress towards graduation through transcript audits
  • Participates with regional teams to plan and coordinate graduation ceremonies

The counseling assistant provides support for the counseling department by maintaining records, gathering and processing data for reports and providing resources for parents and students that assist the student in developing the academic, postsecondary, social/emotional skills necessary to be a productive member of society.  

Essential Duties/ Major Accountabilities:

Show Up: Be ACCOUNTABLE for our students, ourselves, and our team

Connect: Develop and maintain TRANSPARENT and HONEST relationships with our students and team

Succeed: Become a STRONG unified team providing students an INNOVATIVE environment to become productive members of society

Essential Responsibilities  

  • Provides support for the school counseling department 
  • Academic: Builds transcripts and schedules, maintains student records, academic plans and transcript progression, advises students based on individual interests and aptitudes 
  • Career: Assists in post-secondary readiness by maintaining up to date information regarding military, college and trade school resources
  • Social/Emotional: Compiles resources for students and families and provides assistance in accessing social/emotional supports  

Major Duties 

All Domains

  • Provides support for counselors in implementing comprehensive school counseling program
  • Maintains student records by requesting, sending, receiving, filing, and sorting records
  • Assists counselors in collecting evaluative data to ensure a successful counseling program which links the school counseling program to student academic progress
  • Gathers information and prepares reports regarding counseling programming and student success
  • Tracks student contact in MTSS log
  • Maintains a working knowledge of counseling programs, services and opportunities available to students to effectively communicate to all stakeholders

Academic

  • Conducts academic advisement meetings to support students in successful completion of high school course requirements
  • Utilizes data from the student ICAP and assessments to create schedules and facilitate schedule changes
  • Maintains tracking system to ensure ICAP completion?
  • Collaborates with department to develop tools to track student progress and graduation progression and schedules quarterly counseling appointments to assess student progress and adjust graduation plans accordingly
  • Gathers, maintains, and processes transcripts for all students, completing audits as necessary.
  • Identifies at-risk students and track student progress towards graduation through transcript audits
  • Participates with regional teams to plan and coordinate graduation ceremonies

Education / Experience Requirements

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

Education:

  • Able to meet paraprofessional requirements as defined by the Colorado Department of Education, specifically:
  • Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent (e.g., the GED); AND
  • Demonstrate subject matter competency by:
  • Earning an Associate (or higher) degree; OR
  • Completing at least two years (48 credit hours) of study at an institution of higher education

How to Apply

Applications are submitted through goalac.org or directly through this link: https://goal.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1540