Norfolk Public Schools – Guidance Counselor

It is the policy of Norfolk Public Schools to not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, religion, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, or other protected status in its educational programs, admission policies, employment policies or other administered programs.  Persons requiring accommodations to apply and/or be considered for positions are asked to make their request to the Superintendent.

JOB TITLE:  SENIOR HIGH GUIDANCE COUNSELOR

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Masters Degree with major in guidance and counseling
  • Valid Nebraska teaching certificate with an endorsement as a guidance counselor
  • A minimum of three years teaching experience
  • Such alternatives to these qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable

REPORTS TO:  Building Administrator

RECEIVES GUIDANCE FROM:  Building Administrator

JOB GOAL:  To coordinate all guidance activities in grades 9-12; to assume the responsibility of scheduling senior high students assigned to him/her; to be readily available to provide counseling service to senior high students assigned to him/her

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Nine-month year or as established by the Board of Education

EVALUATION:  Evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the district’s Personnel Evaluation Policy

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

 

Computer Schedule:

  • Assume the primary responsibility for the computer scheduling of all students, grades 9 – 12
  • Shall be available to analyze the computer schedule of printouts at the time they are received throughout the year

Summer School:

  • Shall assist the administrators with the summer school attendance and student records
  • Shall provide counseling services for summer school students

School Year Duties:

  • Consistent and punctual work attendance
  • Registers and schedules of all students
  • Assists the Senior High administrators and the Director of Teaching and Learning in curriculum revisions
  • Organizes, maintains, and coordinates student information services
  • Organizes and coordinates the testing program(s) in grades 9 – 12
  • Assists in the orientation of new faculty members
  • Assists the Director for Student Services in organizing parent-teacher conferences
  • Provides career and scholarship information for students
  • Actively participates at scheduled staff meetings and serves on educational committees
  • Relates with staff, parents and community through positive professional cooperation
  • Performs other duties within the scope of employment and certification as assigned by the appropriate administrator

OTHER REQUIREMENTS (Intellectual, Sensory):

  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Skills in leadership, human relations, decision making, problem solving and conflict management
  • Skills in organization, assessment and evaluation
  • Ability to deal with a wide variety of individuals

  

Zone 3

Grades

9–12

Contact Information

Norfolk Public Schools
512 W Phillip Ave
Norfolk, Nebraska 68701
https://www.norfolkpublicschools.org

Angie Baumann
(p) (402) 644-2500 Option 3
(f) (402) 644-2506

How to Apply

Please apply on the NPS website:   https://norfolkpublicschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx