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High School Counselor, Guidance

at Queen Creek Unified School District

Posted: 3/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2956
Keywords: admissions

Job Description

This position is for the 2019-2020 school year.


To provide guidance services to aid all students in the solution of various types of educational, vocational, social, civic and personal problems.


  1. Valid State of Arizona Teaching Certification
  2. Meets all certification requirements subject area including proper endorsements


Responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

  1. Supports the Strategic Plan of Queen Creek Unified School District.
  2. Register students new to the school and orients them to school procedures and the school’s varied opportunities for learning.
  3. Aid students in course and subject selection.

  4. Initiate and assemble accurate health and attendance records. Initiate, assemble, maintain and interpret cumulative progress records and uniform transcript records for assigned students.

  5. Work to resolve student’s educational handicaps.

  6. Work to discover and develop special abilities of students. Also identify and refer students with special needs.

  7. Work to prevent students from dropping out of school.

  8. Provide student information to colleges and potential employers according to provisions of the Board’s policy on student records.

  9. Supervises the preparation and processing of college, scholarship and employment applications.

  10. Make recommendations to colleges for admissions and scholarships.

  11. Assist students in evaluating their aptitudes and abilities through the interpretation of individual standardized test scores and other pertinent date and works with students in developing educational and occupational plans in terms of such evaluation.

  12. Remain readily available to students so as to provide counseling that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding and maturity.

  13. Take an active role in interpreting the school’s objectives to students, parents and the community at large.

  14. Work with teachers and other staff members to familiarize them with the general range of services offered by the student personnel services department and to improve the educational prospects of individual students being counseled.

  15. Obtain and disseminate occupational information to students and to classes studying occupations.

  16. Help students evaluate career interests, aptitudes and choices.

  17. Work with students on an individual basis in the solution of personal problems, relations, health and emotional adjustment.

  18. Confer with parents whenever necessary.

  19. Interpret the guidance program to the community.

  20. Provide in-service training in guidance for teachers and student teachers.

  21. Advise administrators and faculty on matters of student discipline.

  22. Assist in the orientation of new faculty members.

  23. Coordinate and facilitate prevention and intervention programs.

  24. Perform other duties as assigned.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands and arms, stand, bend or stoop. The employee is frequently required to move about the campuses. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:  204 + 8 Day Certified Calendar

COMPENSATION:  Per District Certified Salary Schedule

BENEFITS:  As per District policy

REPORTS TO:  Principal

EVALUATION:  Per District Policy

HOURS:  40 hours per week and may require longer hours; 7:00am-3:00pm

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Notice of Nondiscrimination
Queen Creek Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age or sexual orientation in admission and access to its programs, services, activities, or in any aspect of their operations and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Queen Creek Unified School District also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. The following employees have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Compliance Officer for Title IX, Assistant Superintendent of Support Services, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone 480-987-7418  and Compliance Officer for Section 504/ADA, Director of Special Education, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone 480-987-5990.

El Districto Escolar Unificado de Queen Creek no discrimina en base a su raza, color, religión, origen nacional, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o la orientación sexual para la admisión y su acceso a sus programas, servicios, actividades, o en cualquier aspecto de sus operaciones y proporciona un acceso igualitario a los Boys Scouts y otro grupos de jóvenes designados. El Districto Escolar Unificado de Queen Creek tampoco discrimina en sus prácticas de empleo y contratación. Los siguientes empleados han sido designados para manejar las preguntas en cuanto a las pólizas de no discriminación: Funcionario de Cumplimiento de Título IX, Asistente del Superintendente de Servicios Auxiliares, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone 480-987-7418 and Funcionario de Cumplimiento para la Sección 504/ADA, Director de Educación Especial, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone  480-987-5990.

Primary Location: Queen Creek High School

Shift Type: Full-Time

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Friday, January 11, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

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