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8-17-18

Hi, everyone, the announcement for the subject position is scheduled to open on Monday 20 Aug 2018.
 
Details are as follows:
Guidance Counselor
Announcement Number: 18-GVQ3-JC-1740-09DP
Vacancy Open Date: 20-Aug-2018
Vacancy Close Date: 24-Aug-2018
 
Education Services Series, 1740
 
Individual Occupational Requirements
 
Basic Requirements:
 
Degree: that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours appropriate to the position to be filled in one or a combination of the areas described below. At least one course must have been from (1) or (2) below. For guidance counselor positions, a college or university-sponsored practicum in counseling is also required.
1.Tests and measurement: Study of the selection, evaluation, administration, scoring, interpretation, and uses of group and individual aptitude, proficiency, interest, and other tests.
2.Adult education: Study of the adult as a learner, teaching-learning theories for adults, models and procedures for planning, designing, managing, and evaluating adult learning activities.
3.Educational program administration: Study of the foundation and methods in organizing for adult and continuing education programs.
4.Curriculum development or design: Study of the principles and techniques for development of curricula for adult or vocational education programs.
5.Teaching methods: Study of teaching strategies and learning styles of the adult learner.
6.Guidance and counseling: Study of the purposes and methods in counseling and guidance, the role of the counselor in various settings, approaches to counseling, and the uses of tests in the counseling situation.
7.Career planning: Study of career development, learning activities, systems, approaches, program coordination, use of educational and community resources, and vocational counseling systems.
8.Occupational information: Study of theories of occupational choice and vocational development and their application to the guidance process. Identification and utilization of various types of occupational information and resources.
 
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8-15-18

The Sultan School District is accepting applications for.....
(LEAVE REPLACEMENT)
HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR, SULTAN HIGH SCHOOL
https://www.sultanschools.org/single-post/2018/08/14/High-School-Counselor-Leave-Replacement
#61-18/19


7-31-2018

Arlington School District

Job # 180628003
Open until filled
DATE: June 28, 2018
POSITION TITLE: Counselor – Secondary 1.0 FTE
Educational Staff Associate (ESA) Certified
Continuing position to begin in the 2018/19 school year
SCHEDULE: 7 hr/day, 5 day/wk, 180 day/yr (plus extended days)
7:30 am – 3:00 pm
SALARY: Salary range $51,109 - $99,286 includes TRI (based on the 2017/18 salary schedule and depending upon previous school district experience, degrees, and post baccalaureate college credits)
LOCATION: Post Middle School
REPORTS TO: Building Principal and Director of College and Career Readiness
SUMMARY: The counselor aids students in educational planning and supports the student learning environment with counseling methods aimed at crisis intervention, social skills, growth and risk prevention with the objective of helping students overcome problems that impede learning.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES This list of essential job functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary. Depending upon individual assignment, the employee may perform all or a combination of several of the following duties:
 Work with students, parents and staff to assist the educational process for each student
 Work as a member of the counseling team and the guidance team
 Aid students in all elements of course and subject selection
 Assist students in evaluating their aptitudes and abilities through the interpretation of individual standardized test scores and other pertinent data
 Work to discover and develop special abilities of students
 Work to resolve students’ impediments to learning
 Refer to the Section 504 Building Team to determine accommodation if a student’s major activity is substantially limited
 Register students new to the school and orient them to school procedures and the Middle School and High School’s varied opportunities for learning
 Work to prevent students from dropping out of school
 Coordinate counseling services with various agencies outside the school setting
 Remain readily available to students to provide guidance services that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding, and maturity
 Work with students on an individual basis in the solution of personal problems such as home and family relations, health, and emotional adjustment
 Maintain professional standards of confidentiality and privacy of student records
 Confer regularly and positively with parents
 Communicate enthusiasm for learning
 Assist in the orientation of new faculty members
 Participate in faculty teams on matters of student discipline
 Take an active role in interpreting the school’s objectives to students, parents, and the community
 Interpret the guidance program to the community
 Promote and practice professional growth and development
 Comply with all District policies and procedures
 Comply with the Code of Professional Conduct
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Master’s Degree in counseling preferred
Prior successful experience in secondary school counseling or teaching preferred
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid Washington State Educational Staff Associate (ESA) certificate with School Counselor endorsement
LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, laws or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, clients, the general public and the board of directors.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts, such as discounts, proportions, percentages and totals and to apply concepts of basic mathematics.
REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to solve practical or complex problems and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
 Ability to provide effective student counseling services to students in grades 6-8
 Knowledge of academic tests and measurement tools used to assess ability, placement and educational plans of students
 Knowledge of current theories and methodologies of effective family interventions and behavior modification
 Knowledge of State and Federal regulations regarding special education, custody and other family issues
 Ability to maintain high standards of professionalism
 Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with district staff to enhance the completion of assigned tasks
 Ability to work in an atmosphere where interruptions occur frequently and priorities are often modified, requiring a high degree of flexibility
 Skill in using proper grammar and English in oral and written communications
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, and occasionally required to walk or stand, use the hands to handle, finger, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Successful performance requires specific vision abilities that include close vision, and distance vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
There are no unusual environmental conditions. Work is typically performed in an office/classroom environment; required to deal with a wide range of student achievement and behavior; required to be flexible with tasks and priorities; may need to deal with distraught or difficult individuals; potential exposure to ordinary infectious diseases carried by students. Typically, the noise level in the work environment is moderate. The employee has direct responsibility for the safety and well-being of others.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: If you have any questions using our application system, please contact Kathleen Kowalczik at kkowalczik@asd.wednet.edu.
FOR BEST CONSIDERATION, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
We require that all the following materials be received in your online application by the closing date:
 Completed online application – access at www.asd.wednet.edu
 Uploaded Resume
 Uploaded Letter of Interest – Your letter should include examples of your work experience, accomplishments, philosophy, and achievements that demonstrate your ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
 Uploaded Letters of Recommendation (2) Please have one from a direct supervisor
 Confidential Reference Forms (2) Please have one from a direct supervisor
 Uploaded College Transcripts
 Uploaded ESA Certificate
CURRENT CONTRACTED EMPLOYEES:
We require that all the following materials be received in your online application:
 Completed online application –access at www.asd.wednet.edu or through Employee Access
 Uploaded Letter of Interest – Your letter should include examples of your work experience, accomplishments, philosophy, and achievements that demonstrate your ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
 Uploaded Letters of Recommendation (2) – optional, but highly recommended
 Confidential Reference Forms (2) Optional, but highly recommended
CLOSING DATE AND TIME: Open until a qualified candidate is selected
ANTICIPATED SCREENING DATE: Submitted applications will be screened each week
ANTICIPATED INTERVIEW DATE: To be determined
District Non-Discrimination Notice
Arlington Public Schools provides equal educational opportunity and treatment for all students in all aspects of the academic and activities program without discrimination based on race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. The District will provide equal access to school facilities to the Boy Scouts of America and all other designated youth groups listed in Title 36 of the United States Code as a patriotic society. District programs will be free from sexual harassment. Auxiliary aids and services will be provided upon request to individuals with hearing, vision, or speech disabilities. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:
TITLE IX OFFICER AND COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR
Mr. Eric DeJong
Executive Director, Human Resources 315 N French Ave
Arlington, WA 98223 360.618.6212
edejong@asd.wednet.edu
SECTION 504 COORDINATOR
Ms. Kathy Ehman Assistant Superintendent 315 N French Ave, Arlington, WA 98223 360.618.6207 kehman@asd.wednet.edu Revised & adopted October 2016

Arlington School District
7-31-2018

Job #180730001
Job # Open until filled
DATE:
POSITION TITLE: Counselor – Elementary 1.0 FTE
Educational Staff Associate (ESA) Certified
Continuing position to begin in the 2018/19 school year
SCHEDULE: 7 hr/day, 5 day/wk, 180 day/yr (plus extended days)
8:40 am – 4:10 pm (anticipated)
SALARY: Salary range $51,109 - $99,286 includes TRI (based on the 2017/18 salary schedule and depending upon previous school district experience, degrees, and post baccalaureate college credits)
LOCATION: Eagle Creek and Kent Prairie Elementary
REPORTS TO: Building Principal
SUMMARY: The counselor aids students in educational planning and supports the student learning environment with counseling methods aimed at crisis intervention, social skills, growth and risk prevention with the objective of helping students overcome problems that impede learning.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES This list of essential job functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary. Depending upon individual assignment, the employee may perform all or a combination of several of the following duties:
 Work with students, parents and staff to assist the educational process for each student
 Work as a member of the counseling team and the guidance team
 Assist students in evaluating their aptitudes and abilities through the interpretation of individual standardized test scores and other pertinent data
 Work to discover and develop special abilities of students
 Work to resolve students’ impediments to learning
 Refer to the Section 504 Building Team to determine accommodation if a student’s major activity is substantially limited
 Coordinate counseling services with various agencies outside the school setting
 Remain readily available to students to provide guidance services that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding, and maturity
 Work with students on an individual basis in the solution of personal problems such as home and family relations, health, and emotional adjustment
 Maintain professional standards of confidentiality and privacy of student records
 Confer regularly and positively with parents
 Communicate enthusiasm for learning
 Assist in the orientation of new faculty members
 Participate in faculty teams on matters of student discipline
 Take an active role in interpreting the school’s objectives to students, parents, and the community
 Interpret the guidance program to the community
 Promote and practice professional growth and development
 Comply with all District policies and procedures
 Comply with the Code of Professional Conduct
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Master’s Degree in counseling preferred
Prior successful experience in elementary school counseling or teaching preferred
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid Washington State Educational Staff Associate (ESA) certificate with School Counselor endorsement
LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, laws or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, clients, the general public and the board of directors.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts, such as discounts, proportions, percentages and totals and to apply concepts of basic mathematics.
REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to solve practical or complex problems and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
 Ability to provide effective student counseling services to students in kindergarten through fifth grade
 Knowledge of academic tests and measurement tools used to assess ability, placement and educational plans of students
 Knowledge of current theories and methodologies of effective family interventions and behavior modification
 Knowledge of State and Federal regulations regarding special education, custody and other family issues
 Ability to maintain high standards of professionalism
 Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with district staff to enhance the completion of assigned tasks
 Ability to work in an atmosphere where interruptions occur frequently and priorities are often modified, requiring a high degree of flexibility
 Skill in using proper grammar and English in oral and written communications
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, and occasionally required to walk or stand, use the hands to handle, finger, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Successful performance requires specific vision abilities that include close vision, and distance vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
There are no unusual environmental conditions. Work is typically performed in an office/classroom environment; required to deal with a wide range of student achievement and behavior; required to be flexible with tasks and priorities; may need to deal with distraught or difficult individuals; potential exposure to ordinary infectious diseases carried by students. Typically, the noise level in the work environment is moderate. The employee has direct responsibility for the safety and well-being of others.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: If you have any questions using our application system, please contact Kathleen Kowalczik at kkowalczik@asd.wednet.edu.
FOR BEST CONSIDERATION, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
We require that all the following materials be received in your online application by the closing date:
 Completed online application – access at www.asd.wednet.edu
 Uploaded Resume
 Uploaded Letter of Interest – Your letter should include examples of your work experience, accomplishments, philosophy, and achievements that demonstrate your ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
 Uploaded Letters of Recommendation (2) Please have one from a direct supervisor
 Confidential Reference Forms (2) Please have one from a direct supervisor
 Uploaded College Transcripts
 Uploaded ESA Certificate
CURRENT CONTRACTED EMPLOYEES:
We require that all the following materials be received in your online application:
 Completed online application –access at www.asd.wednet.edu or through Employee Access
 Uploaded Letter of Interest – Your letter should include examples of your work experience, accomplishments, philosophy, and achievements that demonstrate your ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
 Uploaded Letters of Recommendation (2) – optional, but highly recommended
 Confidential Reference Forms (2) Optional, but highly recommended
CLOSING DATE AND TIME: Open until a qualified candidate is selected
ANTICIPATED SCREENING DATE: Submitted applications will be screened each week
ANTICIPATED INTERVIEW DATE: To be determined
District Non-Discrimination Notice
Arlington Public Schools provides equal educational opportunity and treatment for all students in all aspects of the academic and activities program without discrimination based on race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. The District will provide equal access to school facilities to the Boy Scouts of America and all other designated youth groups listed in Title 36 of the United States Code as a patriotic society. District programs will be free from sexual harassment. Auxiliary aids and services will be provided upon request to individuals with hearing, vision, or speech disabilities. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:
TITLE IX OFFICER AND COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR
Mr. Eric DeJong
Executive Director, Human Resources 315 N French Ave
Arlington, WA 98223 360.618.6212
edejong@asd.wednet.edu
SECTION 504 COORDINATOR
Ms. Kathy Ehman Assistant Superintendent 315 N French Ave, Arlington, WA 98223 360.618.6207 kehman@asd.wednet.edu Revised & adopted October 2016

7-31-2018

LAKEWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 306
P.O. Box 220 • North Lakewood, WA 98259-0220 • Snohomish County • (360) 652-4500
CERTIFICATED POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
LAKEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL .5
ENGLISH CROSSING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL .5
COUNSELOR/BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONIST
1.0 FTE CONTINUING
POSTING: 2017/2018-130

Link to Website
Announcement Date: July 9, 2018
Applications Due By: Open Until Filled
Responsible To: Building Principals
Description of Position: This is a 1.0 FTE Continuing for the 2018-2019 school year. The successful candidate will work with classroom teachers and the building administrators to provide positive behavior support to students. The specialist will participate on the PEG team, facilitate the CARE team and manage 504 plans. As needed, the specialist will work to de-escalate students and help them problem solve to get back on track and will provide individual and/or small group social skills training. The specialist may be asked to coordinate with outside agencies as needed to support students toward school success.
Minimum Competencies Required:
• Current Washington ESA Certificate Preferred
• Training and experience working with students with behavior challenges
• Training and experience in PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention Supports)
• Ability to work collaboratively with team members to develop appropriate behavior plans for students
• Ability to de-escalate students
• Knowledge of trauma informed practices
• Ability to relate in a positive way to the full range of students and staff
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing with clarity and conciseness
• Ability to work cooperatively with other student services personnel in a team approach to creating solutions for individual learning and behavior problems
• Ability to establish and maintain open and stable interpersonal relationships
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to maintain high ethical standards and exercise good judgments throughout all duties
• Ability to work in a highly organized and flexible manner
• Ability to effectively communicate with parents and teachers
• Ability to work closely with and communicate effectively with the school administration
• Ability to develop and implement programs and procedures to maintain accurate records
• Ability to mediate conflict effectively
• Skills and ability to play an important role in crisis intervention at the building and district level
• Ability to effectively and appropriately process potential and verified CPS matters
• Ability to develop, facilitate, and monitor 504 plans
Continued
Application Procedures: Current employees should submit a letter indicating interest in this position, include the position’s posting number, why you are applying for this position, and how you meet the requirements. Current employees do not need to submit the information listed below.
Applicants must submit the following information using FastTrack to the Human Resource Office:
• Letter of application indicating interest
• Completed online district application
• Complete resume of personal history, education, experience and references
• Transcripts (copies acceptable) and at least
• 3 letters of professional recommendation
• Copy of Washington State ESA certificate
Applicants will be screened and candidates selected for interviews based upon preparation, experience and references.
Apply to: Tina Bustad, Human Resource Officer
Lakewood School District No. 306
P.O. Box 220
North Lakewood, WA 98259
Phone: (360) 654-2071
FAX: (360) 652-4509
Email: tbustad@lwsd.wednet.edu
Immigration Reform and Control Act Requirement: The recommended applicant, if not a current employee, will be required to complete and INS I-9 form and must provide proof of employment eligibility.
Disclosure Statement and Background Checks: Pursuant to Chapter 43.43, Washington Laws of 1990, the recommended applicant will be required to complete a disclosure form indicating whether he or she has been convicted of crimes against persons listed in the law. In addition, a background check, based on fingerprints and at employee expense, will be requested from the FBI and Washington State Patrol. Employment status is contingent on verification of background check clearances.
Job Sharing: Per School Board Policy, #3559, the District will accept applications form individuals wishing to share a position.
NON-DISCRIMINATION AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION NOTICE
The Lakewood School District is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from all groups are encouraged. Lakewood School District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Board Policy #5010 provides the steps that shall be taken in the grievance process. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to:
TITLE IX/RCW 28A.640 COMPLIANCE OFFICER
SECTION 504/ADA COORDINATOR
DISTRICT COMPLIANCE OFFICER
Daniel Lee, Director of HR & Administrative Services
17110 16th Dr NE
Marysville, WA 98271
360-652-4500





 


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