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At The Winston School San Antonio, we strive to provide the optimal environment for every student to learn, grow, and uncover their unique talents. Our success in achieving this goal is made possible by our outstanding faculty. At Winston, the dedication and passion of our faculty, staff, and administration make it possible for our students to achieve excellence every day.
 

Guidance Counselor Opening

Job Title: Guidance Counselor
Classification: Faculty
FLSA Status: Exempt
Supervisor: Division Directors

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for providing a comprehensive school counseling program that is preventative in design, developmental in implementation and supports students in the areas of academic achievement, educational counseling, as well as personal and social development
  • Use data to evaluate the program’s impact on the School’s instructional goals
  • Develop and maintain a written plan for effective delivery of the school counseling programs based on the annual student achievement goals and align the plan with the American School Counseling Association (ASCA) National Standards for School Counseling Programs
  • Support teachers in the creation and implementation of functional behavioral assessments to ensure maximum success for all students
  • Participate in Student Support Team meetings
  • Provide direct services to students through preventive and responsive services and individual student planning
  • Collaborate with parents/guardians and educators to assist students with educational and behavioral goals
  • Teach and assess the guidance curriculum – grades K-12
  • Consult with families and staff to appraise student needs and interests and to discuss appropriate recommendations for classroom instruction
  • Provide classroom group guidance sessions to meet the identified guidance and counseling competencies in the areas of academic achievement along with personal and social development
  • Facilitate social groups, such as Lunch Bunch, to assist in student social/emotional development
  • Assess student needs and make referrals to appropriate school resource personnel, social agencies, community agencies and alternative programs
  • Intervene during crisis situations and participate on the School’s Crisis Team as needed
  • Prepare students for transitions, whether school-related or family-related
  • Utilize responsive counseling, initiating individual and group sessions for students’ personal, social, and academic concerns
  • Assist families in obtaining services for their children through an appropriate referral and follow-up process
  • Serve as liaison between the social services agencies and the school
  • Assist teachers in understanding their students, to include providing and interpreting student data
  • Provide in-service training on topics related to the school counseling program and supporting student achievement
  • Prepare and submit a variety of reports and data to ensure fulfillment of established program requirements
  • Use all available data, including academic grades, assessments, and attendance data to identify students in need and to deliver services.
  • Interprets tests, student data and other assessment results appropriately within the counseling environment for the purpose of developing and implementing academic plans for individual students
  • Develop summary reports on student’s behavioral progress and share with the school community as needed
  • Implement and help train students into be peer mediators through the Amigos in Mediation (AIM) program sponsored by the Bexar County Dispute Resolution Program
  • Conduct an annual program audit to determine program implementation and effectiveness
  • Communicates the results of the annual assessment to relevant professionals and makes recommended program adjustments
  • Respond within 24-hours, preferably with a phone call, to any communication from a student’s family member or guardian
  • Respond within 24-hours to any communication from an administrator, staff member or faculty member

RESPONSIBILITIES OF EVERY WINSTON EMPLOYEE

  • Provide students with positive reinforcement and positive redirection in accordance with Winston’s Employee Handbook
  • Agree to uphold the mission of The Winston School San Antonio
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all student and family information and documents in accordance with HIPAA and FERPA
  • Abide by all requirements, policies and standards of conduct as stated in the Winston Employee Handbook, Winston Family Handbook and job offer letter
  • Maintain appropriate accreditation data for current accrediting agencies, including but not limited to ISAS
  • Participate in team meetings, Professional Development and In-Service training
  • Maintain certification credentials and licensing as appropriate
  • Take all necessary precautions to protect the safety of staff, students, and families; equipment; materials and the facility
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including chaperoning, participation on field trips, assisting with and/or participation in school special events (such as Field Day, Athletic Banquet, Annual Alumni event, school dances, etc.) and other activities or tasks, that may include evenings and weekends, not listed in this job description but requested by Supervisor, Director or Head of School

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Master's degree in School Guidance Counseling and or Counseling
  • Certified or eligible for certification in Guidance Counseling
  • Familiarity with Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and HIPPA
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Able to effectively engage diverse parents/ guardians with varied communication styles, levels of skill and experience to support their child's education experience
  • Able to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Able to stand, move throughout the campus, operate a computer, ascend and descend stairs, stoop, kneel and crouch
  • Able to lift, move or transport equipment and/or furniture weighing up to 20 pounds across campus to various classrooms and events
  • Able to work in outdoor weather conditions

Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed School Psychologist

Job Title: Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed School Psychologist
Classification: Non-Faculty
FLSA Status: Exempt
Supervisor: Head of School

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
 
  • Upload all treatment logs to system as defined, adhering to The Winston School San Antonio’s six-week, four-week, and two-week deadlines; document all due diligence efforts made
  • Upload all assessment reports to system as defined as the same day service was delivered and document all due diligence efforts made
  • Sign student Learning Profiles and Accommodation Sheets within 24 hours of notification
  • Prepare and submit in a timely manner all accommodations request forms for ACT, SAT and other standardized testing
  • Review assigned caseload and immediately report barriers or conflicts to the Division Directors and the Head of School
  • Develop and implement learning behavior support goals to meet the individual needs of the student
  • Supervise interns as needed
  • Maintain accurate documents, including assessment reports and progress notes, destroying confidential files in accordance with federal and state law regarding student data
  • Participate in Student Support Team and Student Review meetings
  • Serve as a marketing resource at school fairs and on school outreach initiatives
  • Disseminate subject matter expertise to colleagues as well as through formal professional development opportunities
  • Serve as an ongoing resource for teachers and families
  • Provide psychology services content for The Winston School San Antonio print and online communications venues, including The Winston School San Antonio Day School and The Winston School San Antonio Center web sites, blog and social media channels
 
ASSESSMENT
 
  • Select, administer, score and interpret individual psychological, intelligence, academic, neuropsychological and behavioral measures using instruments and procedures approved by the Head of School
  • Analyze evaluation data, student records and information pertinent to student learning and formulate hypotheses and conclusions relating to learning and behavioral issues
  • Prepare evaluation reports within prescribed time limits, including recommendations that are thorough and user-friendly for parents and school staff, and contain up-to-date information on technological accommodations
  • Conduct interpretive sessions that address parental need for information and emotional support, as well as prioritize next steps to take
 
THERAPY/BEHAVIORAL SUPPORT
 
  • Develop appropriate interventions and strategies to assist students or clients in academic growth and school adjustment
  • Provide meaningful and helpful suggestions to school personnel and parents regarding behavior management, social skill development, conflict resolution, functional behavioral assessments, behavioral intervention planning and instructional strategies
  • Provide therapy/behavioral support that draws from a range of best practices including cognitive therapy, behavioral therapy, psychodynamic approaches, play therapy and other practices to best meet the goals of the individual student
  • Adhere to the highest standards of ethical practice, including seeking peer supervision regularly and in all cases where there is a legal or ethical concern
 
RESPONSIBILITIES OF EVERY WINSTON SCHOOL SAN ANTONIO EMPLOYEE
 
  • Provide students with positive reinforcement and positive redirection in accordance with Winston’s Employee Handbook
  • Agree to uphold the mission of The Winston School San Antonio
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all student and family information and documents in accordance with HIPAA and FERPA
  • Abide by all requirements, policies, and standards of conduct as stated in the Winston Employee Handbook, Winston Family Handbook, and job offer letter
  • Maintain appropriate accreditation data for current accrediting agencies, including but not limited to ISAS
  • Participate in team meetings, Professional Development, and In-Service training
  • Maintain certification credentials and licensing as appropriate
  • Take all necessary precautions to protect the safety of staff, students, and families; equipment; materials and the facility
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including chaperoning, participation on field trips, assisting with and/or participation in school special events (such as Field Day, Athletic Banquet, Annual Alumni event, school dances, etc.) and other activities or tasks, that may include evenings and weekends, not listed in this job description but requested by Supervisor, Division Director, or Head of School
 
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
 
  • Doctoral or Master’s degree in School, Educational or Clinical Psychology or as a Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Licensed or eligible for license in Texas
  • Extensive knowledge in child development and major childhood disorders, with specific emphasis on learning issues, ADHD, and other neurodevelopmental childhood disorders
  • Expertise in a variety of treatment approaches
  • Knowledgeable about special education research, theory, practices, and law
  • Demonstrates an advanced understanding of strategies for students with developmental delays, ADHD, specific learning disabilities and behavior disorders
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Able to stand, move throughout the campus, operate a computer, ascend and descend stairs, stoop, kneel and crouch
  • Able to lift, move or transport equipment and/or furniture weighing up to 20 pounds across campus to various classrooms and events
  • Able to work in outdoor weather conditions

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The Winston School San Antonio does not currently have any other open positions. 


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