Guidance Counselor - Part Time (2022 - 2023)

Counseling/Therapy New York, New York


Description

Position at Catapult Learning

Overview

The counselor will provide school counseling services at assigned schools in accordance with contract specifics and company policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Individual, small group, and classroom guidance (when appropriate) counseling with students, with signed parental consent. Counseling may focus on academic, emotional, behavioral, or developmental issues to enhance school functioning. Consult with parents, classroom teachers, school principal, and other school personnel to maximize the effectiveness of services, as appropriate.
  • When requested and appropriate to a specific contract, perform learning assessments to examine the learning styles, strengths, and weaknesses to give school personnel and parents more information about a child’s academic performance and ascertain the need for further referral. Serve as a resource consultant to parents and school personnel in locating services within the community to help meet the needs of individual students or families.
  • Participate in supervision regularly with the Program Supervisor.
  • Complete all required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Keep abreast of current changes and trends in the field of school counseling.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Requires a master's degree as required by contract.

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs. Most programs are in school settings.

As a condition of employment, staff will be required to be either fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or produce a weekly negative Covid-19 test result.  Prospective employees who are partially vaccinated (have received the first vaccination shot and are able to provide a photo of their vaccination card) are able to start work with the understanding they must be fully vaccinated within 45 days of their hire date and must test weekly until they are fully vaccinated.  Unvaccinated individuals have the opportunity to demonstrate they are entitled to a reasonable accommodation with respect to this policy for a valid medical or religious reason. All staff are required to wear an approved mask, if and when reporting to a physical work site where they are interacting with others.