School Counsellor Job Description

ByShaun Michels

School Counsellor Job Description

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school counsellor

School Counsellor

We are looking for a professional School Counsellor to help students prepare for academic achievement, ensure career readiness and develop personal or social competencies through a comprehensive, preventive and developmental counselling program. The goal is to ensure that students will become productive and well-adjusted adults.

Responsibilities

  • Guide the development and implement a competitive school counselling program that focuses on and promotes students’ success
  • Value and respond to the diversity and individual differences of students
  • Ensure equitable access to opportunities and rigorous curriculum for all students
  • Provide direct support services through structured conventions
  • Evaluate areas of strength (KSAOs) and advocate students
  • Provide group or individual responsive services
  • Collaborate and consult with parents, teachers, community organisations and other stakeholders
  • Perform assessments, interpret tests and study student records
  • Gather and analyse data to measure results
  • Complete regular reports on progress

Requirements

  • Proven working experience in school counselling
  • Integrity and professionalism
  • Advocacy skills
  • Ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse student pool
  • Working knowledge of various counselling models, practices and resources
  • Engaging interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to collect and analyse data
  • Computer literacy
  • Sound judgement and emotional intelligence
  • Master’s degree in Counselling

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