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Counselor .5 FTE

Mt. Angel Middle School

Job Goal:

Work with parents, school staff and community agencies to prevent developmental problems of students and provide healthy growth experiences so children view themselves and their environment in a positive way.

• Master’s Degree with Valid Oregon School Counseling License or School Psychologist License
• Previous AVID experience or training preferred
• Bilingual preferred

To apply, either complete an application from If you have questions, please email Jill Holland, Administrative Assistant, at

Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application must include the following:
• Letter of interest
• Resume
• Three current letters of recommendation
• Counseling license or School Psychologist license (copy)
• College transcripts

DEADLINE: Position open until filled. Applications will be screened as they are received and interviews will begin when the District believes it has received sufficient qualified applications.

START DATE: August 27, 2018

CONTACT: Jill Holland, Administrative Assistant
PO Box 1129 Mt. Angel, Oregon 97362
Phone: 503.845.2345 Fax: 503.845.2789

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):

1. Assists and implements a guidance program following state and district goals that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs and development of students
2. Participates in parent, teacher and student conferences as requested and initiates such conferences as needed.
3. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student conduct and supports the teaching staff in developing reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedures
4. Maintains accurate, complete and confidential records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations
5. Participates in the development and implementation of an individualized education program (IEP) as requested
6. Administers appropriate tests to students and coordinates or assists with the building testing program as requested
7. Writes, implements and assesses individual student actions plans as needed
8. Provides individual and group sessions to assist in peer relations and behavioral change, problem solving, decision making, responsibility, self-understanding and other areas related to cognitive and affective domains
9. Provides consultation services to school staff related to major concepts of a preventative approach
10. Plan instruction and teach guidance lessons
11. Develops and maintains open lines of communication between the school and home
12. Coordinates student and family needs with community resources as appropriate, i.e. mental health, juvenile department, health department, ESD, DARE, etc.
13. Makes referrals to other agencies as appropriate
14. Keeps abreast of laws, rules, policies and trends regarding guidance and counseling
15. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learning
16. Attends staff meetings and serves on committees as requested
17. Initiates and maintains communication with colleagues
18. Maintains a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students, parents and staff
19. Act as a friendly ambassador of the Mt. Angel School District
20. Perform such other tasks (which may require knowledge of other job descriptions) as may seem to be appropriate to the Board or Administration.