Middle School Counselor

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Middle School Counselor

Posted date
June 8, 2020
School level

Aurora, CO

Employment Type

Global Village Academy is an innovative charter school. Students learn core content through language immersion in their choice of Spanish, Mandarin, German or Russian (depending on the school). GVA is truly a "global village." Our immersion teachers come from all over the world, each bringing their unique culture and language into the classroom. United by a common core, students are challenged to become world class thinkers, capable of engaging ideas using multiple languages and cross-cultural perspectives, through internationally benchmarked curriculum spanning each language village.

Purpose: The School Counselor will provide comprehensive counseling services to our students in grades 3 - 8. The ideal candidate will have an opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of our students.

Essential Functions:

Provide counseling services to grades 3 - 8 students to enhance personal, social, and academic success
Provide crisis intervention, short-term counseling, group counseling and development
Coordinate and develop 504 plan in consultation with teachers and parents
Participate in our MTSS (formerly RtI) process
Refine school counseling program to meet the needs of K-8 school
Collect and report data as needed
Engage in professional involvement in district meetings
Attendance at parent teacher conferences

Education, Experience, and Requirements:

Master's Degree in School Counseling, or other related discipline including school psychology and school social work
CDE License required with a School Counselor endorsement
Excellent communication skills
Strong skills working with families and community partners
Experience working with 504 plans and students with disabilities
Ability to maintain high ethical and legal standards in a school setting
Knowledge of the ASCA National Model and willingness to develop and implement a comprehensive counseling program
Charter school experience preferred
Elementary and middle school experience preferred
Familiarity with Infinite Campus preferred
Experience with behavior de-escalation, intervention and conflict resolution preferred

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.