Itinerant School Counselor
Northwest Arctic Borough School District - Kotzebue, AK

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Northwest Arctic Borough School District
Human Resources Department P.O. BOX 51
• KOTZEBUE, AK 99752
• (907) 442-1800
• FAX (907) 442-2172
POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT T15-042 E-99-08

TITLE: Itinerant School Counselor: Buckland/Deering, Alaska
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QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Bachelor’s degree, valid Alaska Type ‘A.’ Type ‘C’ certificate with endorsement in K-12 Guidance Counselor accepted under certain conditions.
2. Experience working with Native American students and Peer Counseling programs preferred.
3. Experience in career and crisis counseling, behavior management.
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REPORTS TO: Principal
SUPERVISES:
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JOB GOAL: To provide personal, crisis, and career counseling services to students.
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PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: communicate effectively with students, parents and all staff members; provide individual and small group counseling and classroom presentations in a school setting, as well as crisis intervention as needed, with documentation is a weekly log; implement programs, training and services on topics such as substance abuse, suicide prevention/ intervention, pregnancy and abuse as evidenced in appropriate documentation; in cooperation with site administrator, oversee graduation status and alternative and dual credits and place in cumulative files; maintain a career portfolio for 6 th through 12 th grade students; assist in maintaining up-to-date cumulative files with appropriate documentation; create and maintain schedules for middle and high school students throughout the year; assist students in post-secondary planning and provide career education; administer and track progress with Work Keys; in cooperation with the site administrator, refer students and parents to appropriate agencies for assistance; assist staff in development/implementation of students transition and management plans; promote and support School District Goals as develop by the Board of Education; develop an awareness of local culture and provide instruction that is bicultural or multicultural by responding to diverse community interests and needs; abide by the code of ethics and the professional teaching standards adopted by the Professional Teaching Practice Commission of the State; adhere to all District policies and regulations; perform such other tasks and assume responsibilities as the supervisor may assign.
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LENGTH OF POSITION: 195 days, beginning August 11 th , 2014
SALARY: Depending on experience / negotiated salary schedule
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APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
DISTRICT EMPLOYEES must submit to the Human Resources department: a completed request for transfer form; an updated resume; and a letter of recommendation from current supervisor.

OTHER APPLICANTS must submit the following items to the Human Resources department: a completed professional application; placement file from college/university; official transcripts; valid Alaska Type 'A' certificate; and at least four (4) current references, including one from most recent supervisor. All references must have current telephone numbers.
APPLICANT ALREADY ON FILE MUST SUBMIT A LETTER EXPRESSING INTEREST IN THE POSITION

ALL OF THE ABOVE MUST BE POSTMARKED OR RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE
THE CLOSING DATE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION

DATE ANNOUNCED . . . . May 5 th , 2014
DATE CLOSING . . . . Until Filled

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION-EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
APPLICATIONS FROM MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED

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