School Counselor - Valley Day School
Position: School Counselor
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Guidance Counselor
Job Location: Valley Day School, Morrisville, PA
Beginning: Oct 08, 2021
Deadline: Dec 07, 2021**
District: Valley Day School
Morrisville, PA 19067
Telephone: 215-295-1155
Job Description:
Job Description:
If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply directly to the posting on the district website:

An immediate vacancy for a Guidance Counselor exists at the Valley Day School in Morrisville, PA.

  • PA Certification in Guidance and Counseling 
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Counsel at strategic intervals with students who are having academic problems and experiences social, emotional & behavior problems.
  • Select and administer special purpose tests designed to yield information helpful to the student/counselor.
  • Assure that each student has the benefit of placement services – either from the individual counselor or by cooperative arrangement within the Clinical team.
  • Assure that a system of student personal and educational records is maintained and updated periodically.
  • Ascertains that parents of students who have been systematically identified as having academic problems are informed concerning the problems and that they are invited to cooperate with the student, the counselor, and the school toward a solution to the problem(s).
  • Establishes and maintains parental awareness of the guidance function, its place, and its importance by periodic and continuing use of newsletters, brochures, and other communication techniques.
  • Meet periodically with administration and staff to improve intra-building communication concerning general understanding and awareness of student’s needs, student characteristics, and the central place of those factors in all professional planning.
  • Communicates the needs of individual students to appropriate professional personnel, when those needs become apparent.
  • Alerts the professional staff to the need for, and preparation for, identification of students who have educational, emotional, or social problems, or who appear to be inclined toward such problems.
  • Cooperates with building administration as it plans and conducts student orientation programs. 
  • Establishes and maintains effective liaison relationships with community agency resources and district representatives.

2021-2022 School Salary- Prorated 
Salary determined by years’ experience

Bachelor's - $43,558 to $54,448
Bachelor's + 30 - $45,735 to $56,625
Master's - $47,915 to $58,803
Master's + 30 - $50,091 to $60,992
Master's + 60 - $52,161 to $64,189
Doctorate/Master's  - $54,448 to $65,337

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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