The school counselor will design and implement a comprehensive and developmentally appropriate school counseling program that meets the needs of every student at Rivendell. Direct and indirect student services will be delivered through classroom guidance lessons, small groups, and individual solution-focused meetings with students. The counselor will collaborate and consult with Rivendell’s teaching teams and the principal to address individual student needs. The counselor will be able to refer students to community agencies if students would benefit from more intensive supports. The position requires utilizing data-driven and research-based practices to demonstrate the effectiveness of the school counseling program and delivery. The school counselor will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children by providing them with a safe and nurturing environment that encourages growth in their social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development. The school counselor will work collaboratively with a talented team of diverse teachers to maintain positive relationships with parents, children, and coworkers.
Work Period:August 9, 2021 – May 27, 2022
Daily Hours: 8:00-3:30 Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (3 days a week)
Wednesday 7:00-8:00 staff meetings
Colorado Teaching License (preferred)
Colorado School Counseling License
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Education
Master's degree in Guidance School Counseling
Additional Salary Information: $25-$28 Per hour based on experience
About Rivendell School of Northern Colorado
Founded in Fort Collins, Colorado in 1976, Rivendell is a school where students are honored and respected for their individual needs and learning styles. We provide an individualized academic education within which students are allowed to progress at their own pace. Rivendell students become engaged, creative learners who value their own strengths and the strengths of others.