972 243-4102
Job Title: Counselor
Job Type: Part Time
Hybrid Work: On Site
Compensation Type: Hourly
Job Category: Counseling
School Year: 2022 - 2023 2023 - 2024

School Counselor

Our School Counselor will work with students, faculty, and parents to provide counseling services to address student’s behavioral, emotional, and social needs within the academic setting. Services include school-based counseling, consultations, crisis intervention, developing comprehensive behavioral plans, and training.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Counsel individual students and small groups presenting needs and concerns within the general education and special education environment.
  • Provide crisis intervention services.
  • Consultations with parents, teachers, administrators, and other relevant people relating to implementing intervention strategies and techniques to assist with the identified needs of students within the educational setting.
  • Conduct mental and behavioral health assessments, develop evaluations, interpret results appropriately, and effectively communicate with school personnel, students, and their parents.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling¬†or Social Work¬†from an accredited college or university

Valid Texas Professional Licensure in at least one of the following:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • LPC Associate (LPC-A)
  • Licensed Social Worker (LMSW, LCSW)
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Two (2) years of experience providing responsive counseling services to children or adolescents.
  • Able to work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stressful work; prolonged or irregular hours; and flexible schedule.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Skills in communicating effectively with parents, students, staff, and community.
  • Knowledge of law as it pertains to mental health in the school setting.

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