JOB DESCRIPTION: The substance abuse counselor assesses and provides intervention for students with substance abuse issues to ensure student success and promote an exemplary educational program which fosters achievement for all students. Develops and promotes good relations among community and school clientele. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful counseling and teaching experience at the middle school level preferred. 2. Ability to perform in all areas of counseling services including, but not limited to: guidance services, counseling services, registration process, scheduling, testing/assessments, student academic advisement and orientation programs for students, parents, and staff. 3. Demonstrate an ability to gather, interpret, and evaluate data for the purpose of program modification and interventions. 4. Ability to align assessments with state content standards. 5. Strong communication, organization, and planning skills. 6. Positively impact achievement and differentiate services based on the needs of the students by supporting programs designed to increase student achievement. 7. Ability to work with a diverse student population. 8. Demonstrate problem-solving skills through collaborative work with students, teachers, parents, and administrators. 9. Willing to support and actively participate in a professional learning community. 10. Participate collaboratively with teaching teams to help design curriculum and assessments, and pursue best teaching practice. 11. Ability to maintain integrity and confidentiality. EXPERIENCE: Successful school social worker or school psychologist experience at the middle school level preferred. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The Cherry Creek School District complies with the rules and regulations set forth by the Colorado Department of Education in terms of hiring candidates who are CURRENTLY LICENSED OR ENDORSED IN THE APPROPRIATE CONTENT AREA(S)
Hold a valid Colorado School Psychologist or School Social Worker License 2. Proficiency in using technology. 3. CAC certification desired. Endorsements/Licenses:
School Psychologist School Social Worker
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