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Job Title:
6th-8th Grade Counselor
Job Type:
Full Time
Position Level:
Experienced
Job Description:

PRIMARY PURPOSE: Provide support to students, teachers and parents with the overarching goal of student success. A proactive, developmentally appropriate school counseling program for students is curriculum based; it provides for the early identification of critical problems in children/teens and early intervention to prevent these problems from interfering with learning. The primary objective for this counselor would be to develop classroom lessons, consultation and coordination with staff and parents, individual and small group counseling, and parent education.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/FUNCTIONS:

  • To build relationship with, and share the love Jesus Christ with students, teachers and parents so that a faith in Christ can flourish and someday bear fruit
  • Assist teachers and principal in identifying social, emotional, behavioral, and academic concerns to ensure success in all aspects of school and home life
  • Proactively assist teachers in developing and implementing plans to support student progress and growth
  • Provide instructional support through creating and teaching guidance curriculum
  • Support students and parents through one on one or group counseling
  • Manage the social and emotional needs of students in a developmentally appropriate manner and coordinate and implement the Yale RULER program
  • Establish effective liaison with various community offices that may provide additional professional help to stakeholders
  • Support teachers by participating in student conferences as needed
  • Maintain accurate records and ensure their confidentiality, using legal and ethical discretion when sharing
  • Inform Administration of any student concerns in a timely manner
  • Provides for a smooth transition from elementary to middle school, which may include orientation programs for students and parents.
  • Assist with coordination and administration of the testing program(CTP IV, CPAA, SAT, ASPIRE select materials, schedule testing, interpret results, communicate results)
  • Assist with maintaining records and trend data of internal and external assessments
  • Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations and board policy.
  • Maintains professional competence and continuous improvement through professional development
  • Be a positive change agent in the school and play the role of an advocate for the success of all students
  • Maintain a professional office environment for counseling sessions
  • Manage counseling budget
Applicant Requirements:

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Spiritual:Must have accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior of his/her life and demonstrate a living relationship with Jesus Christ as described in “The Baptist Faith and Message”, the tenets of the Southern Baptist denomination.
  • Skills/Knowledge:Empathetic, ability to listen and communicate clearly. Must have skills to do group counseling. Knowledge in areas of psychology, childhood development, parenting skills, behavior modification, and diagnostic education skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work with a variety of people; team player. Have excellent integrity and demonstrate good moral character and initiative.
  • Education/Training:MA degree in School Counseling or Counseling Psychology.Undergraduate degree in education or psychology preferred.
  • Experience:Minimum of three (3) years counseling experience at the elementary or middle school level preferred.
Education:
Masters
Non-discriminatory Statement:
School Name:
Hawaii Baptist Academy
Street Address:
Administrative Offices- 420 Wyllie Street
Honolulu, HI 96817
Phone:
808-595-5000
Fax:
808-545-2513
President:
Mr. Ron Shiira
Founding Date:
1949
Religious Affiliation:
Baptist
Accreditation:
HAIS, ACSI, WASC
Membership Status:
Full Member
Licensed:
Yes
Day / Boarding:
Day Only
Gender:
Co-ed
Grade Levels:
Kindergarten thru 12th
Enrollment:
1031
International Students Accepted:
Yes
Summer Programs Offered:
Yes
Kindergarten Cut Off Date:
Website:
Social Media:
    
Admissions Contact:
Mrs. Becky McGuire
Admissions Email:
09/09/2019 8:58 AM 06/30/2024
admissions@hba.net School
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