New Job Posting – School Counselor

PLAINWELL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS 
600 SCHOOL DRIVE  | PLAINWELL, MI 49080-1595  

ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION VACANCY 

Date of Posting: February 1, 2021 

TITLE OF POSITION: School Counselor– Middle School 
 (To work with At-Risk Students) 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate or Counseling Certification
  • Team Player
  • Positive Attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Technology Expertise
  • Demonstrated experience in school counseling programs/ASCA National Model
  • Understanding of 31A/At-Risk identification and funding

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish and lead small groups
  • Deliver classroom lessons to meet unique needs of student population
  • Develop interventions and plans for students at-risk
  • Target and support students and families in crisis
  • Support for students with truancy concerns
  • Incorporate Case management model for addressing failures
  • Individual social emotional and academic counseling
  • Parent and Community – School liaison
  • Work with students that have experienced trauma impacting their education
  • Coordinate and support students with 504 plans
  • Train staff to assist students that are experiencing difficulties in school due to trauma and other outside factors
  • Work with the Student Assistance Team to implement academic and behavioral interventions

Apply Here

STARTING DATE: Immediately 

SALARY: Per Teachers’ Salary Schedule 

CLOSING DATE: February 10, 2021 

PLEASE SEND: 1) Letter of Interest 2) Resume 3) Transcript 4) Letters of Recommendation  

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STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL LAW  

 The Plainwell Community School district complies with applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX of the Education Amendments  of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It is the policy of the school district that no person on the basis of religion, race, color, national origin or ancestry,  age, height, weight, marital status, handicap or Vietnam-era veteran status, shall be discriminated against in employment or educational programs and activities. In order to  coordinate compliance activities and investigate complaints charging discrimination, the school district has appointed a Civil Rights Coordinator.  

 Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to the Civil Rights Coordinator, 600 School Drive, Plainwell, MI 49080-1595. Telephone (269) 685-5823.

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