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K-5 School Counselor

Title
K-5 School Counselor
Location
Whitehall Elementary School
Description
The school counselor in Whitehall Elementary works with student population of the school, approximately 200 students are enrolled in grades K-5.  The counselor must also work as a team with our 6-12 counselor.  Some expected tasks of the job are:

Conducts counseling of student groups and individual students regarding educational, social, and emotional outcomes.

Provides counseling and guidance to students and parents.

Interprets test results for education/curriculum planning.

Reviews and evaluates academic progress of students and makes recommendations for modifications as appropriate.  

Consults with the teaching staff to facilitate counseling activities into the regular educational program.

Consults with teachers, other educational staff, and parents regarding the developmental needs of students.

Complies with Board policies, rules, regulations, and directives.

Participates and provides input when asked for all IEP and 504 meetings.

Coordinates district-wide testing and facilitates analysis of testing data.

To apply, please submit:
1. Whitehall Application for Certified Teaching Employment We recommend you download and open the application in Adobe Acrobat or other PDF application so the form is fillable.
2. A letter of application specifying the applied-for position
3. Professional resume which includes academic preparation, experience and other specifically related qualifications
4. Copies of transcripts of all college or university credits to date (official transcripts required upon hire)
5. Letters of recommendation (minimum of three, it is recommended that one letter be from a current supervisor)
6. Evidence of Montana certification/licensure (if applicable)
7. Signed and (does not need to be notarized) Consent to Fingerprint Background Check form

We prefer that you submit all application materials via digital upload: Click Here for Certified Application Upload or go to https://www.whitehallschools.org/apps/form/certifiedappupload

An application may also be submitted in person, by mail, or by fax.
Benefits
Health Insurance benefit - per month district contribution of $533-$939 depending upon insurance plan selected
Requirements
Hold a valid Montana Class 6 School Counselor License, or be able to obtain
Must submit a completed application and all requested materials.
Must be able to pass a fingerprint background check.
Start Date
08/20/2022
Salary
Salary starts at $39,649 - $47,298 DOE and as determined by Collective Bargaining Agreement Salary Schedule
Contact Kurtis Koenig
Phone: 406-287-3882
Fax:
kkoenig@whitehallmt.org
1 Yellowstone Trail, Whitehall, MT 59759