Company: Mt Angel School District 091
Location: Mount Angel
Posted on: May 27, 2023
Job Title: School Counselor (all levels, K-12)
Reports To: Principal and Special Services Director
FLSA Status: Exempt
Plans, promotes, and delivers a comprehensive, developmental
program of guidance and counseling to assist students in the areas
of academic achievement, college and career decision making,
social- emotional growth and community contribution. Acts as a
consultant, in this regard to school staff, parents and community
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties of this position include the following. Employees
in this position must be able to perform with the assistance of a
reasonable accommodation. Employees in this position perform some
or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be
- Annually designs a comprehensive school counseling curriculum
plan utilizing the American School Counseling Association (ASCA)
national student standards and Oregon Comprehensive Counseling
- Promotes a whole-school approach for the school counseling
program that aligns with ASCA vision, mission, and philosophy
ensuring that all students' academic, college and career, and
social-emotional development and community involvement needs are
met in a systematic manner.
- Annually conducts a school counseling program assessment, sets
SMART goals & action plans based on data.
- Management System
- Facilitates a Counseling and Guidance Advisory Council at
assigned school to guide program improvement.
- Coordinates the comprehensive school counseling program in
collaboration with administration and other school staff.
- Participates in the design and implementation of school
counseling curriculum and Closing the Gap Action Plans.
- Manages time to align with the ASCA Model's distribution of
time assuring implementation of all delivery systems; conducts use
of time assessments.
- Manages available resources and seeks new resources to support
the school counseling program
- Maintains comprehensive records of the school counseling
program including collecting and careful analysis of data.
- Create, use and maintain weekly & annual calendars to identify
and communicate school counseling priorities.
- Delivery System
- Promotes and delivers the guidance curriculum systemically in
collaboration with school staff and community resources.
- Provides individual counseling in academic, college and career,
social-emotional development and community contribution.
- Collaborates with other school staff in planning and
facilitating a systemic approach to pre-K through post-secondary
transitions from grade-to-grade and school to school.
- Provides guidance and consultation to students, parents, and
staff regarding diploma options.
- Provides goal-oriented individual and group counseling to
- Develops appropriate interventions for students and monitors
- Collaborates with other school and district staff to ensure an
effective school crisis and/or emergency plan is in place (see
crisis plan document)
- Provides intervention/supports in crisis situations and
collaborates with others when appropriate to address student
- Develops and implements a referral process to specialists and
- Serves as a member of student threat assessment, sexual
incident response committee, and suicide screening teams.
- Serves as school Student Services Team Coordinator.
- Serves on the school 504 Team Coordinator.
- Participates as a team member on Youth Services Team and IEP
meetings, as needed.
- Serves as the school TAG Coordinator.
- Facilitate or organize informational sessions about student
developmental issues for families to address the needs of the
school community and to reflect the school counseling core
- Organize and/or lead professional development through staff
presentations, learning team facilitation and dissemination of
resources that address the academic, behavior or social emotional
needs of students
- Collects, analyzes and shares data to educate others about how
students, staff, and parents benefit from the school counseling
- Collects and uses perception data to identify and meet student
- Collects, analyzes, and uses data to plan, implement, and
evaluate individual school counseling action plans.
- Conducts a yearly program audit (ASCA) of the comprehensive
counseling program and works to implement missing program
- Uses data to guide decision-making to improve program
- Annually completes school data profile to measure and track
overall school functioning and progress.
- Conducts self-assessments of the school counseling program,
including analysis of small groups, curriculum and other relevant
- Analyzes data and shares results with leadership and/or
relevant school team members; makes recommendations based on data.
- Leadership, advocacy, collaboration and systemic change
- Demonstrates an understanding of laws and policies related to
student rights and counselor responsibilities (e.g., for
educational equity, appropriate education for students with
disabilities, confidentiality, privacy, appropriate treatment of
students, reporting in situations related to possible child
- Seeks appropriate opportunities to model effective practices
for colleagues, to lead professional learning activities, and to
serve in other leadership roles.
- Works with the school leadership team to ensure local policies
do no harm to students. Also works to identify barriers to student
success and to design systemic efforts to improve school success
for each student.
- Professional Learning and Ethical Practice
- Engages in meaningful and appropriate professional development
opportunities to develop knowledge and skills in order to promote
student success, equity, and access by staying up-to-date in
counseling theories and instructional practices.
- Participates in regular building district counseling department
meetings to design and plan the comprehensive school counseling
program. Stay abreast of school specific needs, programs, and
- Reflects on his/her personal biases and accesses resources to
deepen his/her own understanding of cultural, ethnic, gender, and
learning differences to build stronger relationships and create
more relevant learning experiences.
- Demonstrates knowledge of legal and ethical rights and
- Demonstrate knowledge of and adheres to school, district, and
Additional Level Responsibilities:
- Middle / Secondary (6-12):
- Provides programs, information, and guidance to assist all
students in selecting postsecondary options aligned with each
student's skills and interests.
- Provides a systematic approach to individual planning from
middle school through high school.
- Supports and consults in school-wide effort to assists students
in developing personalized education and career plans.
- Informs students/parents about pertinent test results and their
implications for course selections and post-secondary options.
- Facilitates a collaborative effort to ensure students have
access to support programs such as; Financial Aid Night/FAFSA,
College Fair, Scholarships, Leadership, etc.
- Assists students from middle school through high school with
course selection, and alternative educational options.
- Promotes a systemic approach to career development and planning
including student development of an online career portfolio.
- Abides by federal and state laws and school district policies,
procedures and rules.
- Professionally represents the school and the District in
interactions with community and staff.
- Maintains appropriate certifications and training hours as
- Complies with applicable District, state, local and federal
laws, rules and regulations.
- Attends work regularly and is punctual.
- Perform such other duties (which may require knowledge of other
job descriptions) as may be assigned.
Mt. Angel Middle School
2023-2024 school year
POSTING DATE: March 17, 2023
PAY RANGE: $43,079 - $81,485
Benefits include: District-paid premium for medical and dental
HSA-compliant plans. District contributes $2000 to HSA annually for
full-time employees. 2% differential for individuals proficient in
CONTRACT DAYS: 192
START DATE: August 28, 2023
- Applicants who have advanced training in trauma and/or
behavioral and social emotional support;
- Applicants who have demonstrated ability to address whole
person academically, in behavioral and mental health, and social
- Applicants who have worked with a comprehensive school support
team including student support advocates, social workers and mental
- Applicants who have an understanding of:
- Oregon's Framework for Comprehensive School Counseling
- Mindsets & Behaviors
- CASEL Competencies
- Bilingual preferred APPLICATION PROCESS:
To apply, complete an application at
Only complete applications will be considered. A complete
application must include the following:
- Letter of interest
- Three current letters of recommendation
- School Counseling license (copy)
- College transcripts
DEADLINE: April 7, 2023
CONTACT: Jill Holland, Administrative Assistant
PO Box 1129 Mt. Angel, Oregon 97362
Phone: 503.845.2345 Fax: 503.845.2789
To comply with the Governor's Executive Order-"All Teachers,
educators, support staff, and volunteers in K-12 schools will be
required to be fully vaccinated by 10/18/21. Upon hire, we will
need to collect a copy of your COVID-19 Vaccination Card or
evidence of a qualifying medical or religious exception from the
Mt. Angel School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
Educator who fully and actively supports equal access for all
people, regardless of Race, Color, Religion, Gender, Age, National
Origin, Veteran Status, Disability or Genetic Information.
Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who
oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an
equal opportunity investigation. Mt. Angel School District policy
provides veterans and disabled veterans with preference as required
by law. Veteran applicants will provide certification of
eligibility for preference, in addition to other requested
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