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Elementary School Counselor

Job Summary
Counselors provide services to students in three major areas: academic, personal/social, and career development. Counselors assist students with individual problem solving, decision making, and coping skills. While emphasis is on prevention, counselors may also deal with crisis intervention.

School Year: 2022-2023
Location: Midnight Sun Elementary School
Salary: Determined by the FEA Negotiated Agreement (2021-2022 Salary Schedule)
Contract Length: Minimum of 184 Days
Date Available: 8/10/2022

This position offers an excellent benefits package including:
  • Accrued sick and personal leave
  • Medical, dental, vision, and audio
  • Retirement (TRS)

Job Qualifications
  1. Type C Special Service Certificate with an endorsement in school counseling.
  2. Must have recent experience at the appropriate grade level, this experience may include teaching experience, counseling, completion of a practicum, or other relevant educational or employment experiences.
  3. Must be aware of regulations in effect regarding Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973/ADA relating to students with disabilities, and district procedures for referral, evaluation, and accomodation.
  4. Must possess some knowledge of content, curriculum, methods and materials of grade level(s) of instructional specialty(ies).
  5. Good knowledge of child growth and development.
  6. Some knowledge of school program studies related to assignments.
  7. Ability to utilize multimedia and computer technology as appropriate.
  8. Ability to utilize positives and effective student discipline procedures.
  9. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, parents, and community members.
  10. Skills in oral and written communication.
  11. Excellent human relations skills.

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Closing Date: 5/15/2022
Note: Unless otherwise stated, all vacancies with a specific closing date close at 9:00pm Alaska Time.

External applicants are required to submit an application, cover letter, resume, and transcripts, and copy of Alaska teaching certificate.