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Counselor, MFT (21/22 SY)

Certificated | Concord, CA | Full Time

Job Description

COUNSELOR (MFT)

Category: Non-Represented
Work Year: 205 Days (Exempt)
Employment Type: Part time or Full time (Negotiable)
Salary Range: $76,063.22 - $133,830.42 (Full time)
Supervisor:            Principal or designee

ABOUT Clayton Valley Charter High School
Clayton Valley Charter High School (CVCHS) is a high performing charter high school in Concord, CA. The school opened in 1958 and converted to a charter school starting in the 2012-13 school year. With a strong academic reputation, CVCHS has a relentless commitment to the academic success of all students and has achieved remarkable academic growth for all subgroups of students. And as a comprehensive high school, CVCHS is committed to providing students tremendous opportunities to be well-rounded, with a commitment beyond academics that includes character development, athletics, and the arts. We are focused on our vision of preparing all students for college and career readiness. Our Governing Board and Administration are united in our vision of academic rigor with relevant application to student’s current and future real-world experiences, with a commitment to empowering teachers and staff to fulfill the mission of providing the best education to our students.

ROLE SUMMARY:
Under the supervision of the school site administrator, provide counseling, support, and outreach to assist students to meet competencies in the area of social-emotional development.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 

  • Work with students to develop coping skills to manage stress, anger, and pressure, to develop a tolerance for diversity, and to resolve conflicts creatively and nonviolently

  • Assist students in developing healthy and positive relationships with peers and adults

  • Provide support, outreach, and resources to families of students having social and emotional challenges, e.g. divorce, depression, substance abuse, eating disorders, etc. 

  • Collaborate with administrators, staff, and parent/guardian in working with students experiencing attendance, behavior, academic and/or social adjustment challenges

  • Attend meetings, professional development workshops, and in-service programs that support student success

  • Attend student conferences, Individual Education Plan (IEP)/504 meetings, SARB meetings, etc., as assigned

  • Provide personal, guidance, and/or crisis-intervention counseling to students

  • Focus on meeting the needs of all students, including at-risk students 

  • Prepare students for the transition to the next level of high school and/or post high school

  • Consult with teachers, administrators, and parents regarding the social & emotional needs of students

  • Counsel students regarding attendance, discipline, emotional concerns, and social media usage

  • Provide resources to outside agencies, as needed

  • Other related duties as assigned

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling or related field 

  • California Pupil Personnel Services Credential (PPS) and/or Master’s Degree (Marriage & Family Therapist)


PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS:

Work Position (Percentage of Time):

Standing: 15 Walking: 15 Sitting: 70

Body Movement (Frequency):

None (0) Limited (1) Occasional (2) Frequent (3) Very Frequent (4)

Lifting (lbs.): 50 Lifting: 2 Bending: 2-3

Pushing and/or Pulling Loads (lbs.): 75 Reaching Overhead: 2 Kneeling or Squatting: 2-3

Climbing Ladders: 1 Climbing Stairs: 2


NONDISCRIMINATION: Clayton Valley Charter High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, ancestry, political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, disability, medical condition, national origin, or mental or physical handicap in any of its policies or procedures related to admissions, employment, educational services, programs or activities.

Board Approved: 3/7/2019

Updated:5/22/2019

Effective: 7/1/2018