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Adams-Cheshire Regional School District
191 Church Street

Phone: (413)743-2939
Fax: (413)743-4135
Company Description:


Job Title :
School Adjustment Counselor
Job Category list :
Full Time
Salary :
To Commensurate With Experience
City / Town :
Degree Preferred :
Masters Degree

Job Description :
The Adams-Cheshire Regional School District is seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of School Adjustment Counselor for C.T. Plunkett Elementary School. The School Adjustment Counselor provides a spectrum of therapeutic interventions and supports to identified students, family, and with staff. In addition to individual and group school-based counseling and social skills supports, the school adjustment counselor provides other vital roles including 504 Coordinator and Crisis Team member. This is a full-time, school-year position reporting directly to the Building Principal and/or his/her designee.

General School Adjustment Counselor Responsibilities Include:
Contribute to positive school climate
Confer with parents, teachers, other counselors, and administrators to resolve student related concerns
Recommend and implement specially designed instruction/therapeutic approaches to learning
Offer consultation and support regarding students with emotional or academic concerns
Support teachers in developing & implementing behavior support plans in the classroom
Complete needed paper work and job related functions in a timely manner in accordance with DESE guidelines
Work with behavior specialist to create and implement Positive Behavioral Intervention Plans
Use data to inform student decisions and inform counseling efficacy
Attend student common planning and intervention support meetings to monitor student progress
Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress
Respond appropriately to building and district crisis
Routinely attended district and school based meetings, training and professional development
Other duties as requested by school Principal
Requirements :
Job Requirements
Licensed or license eligible as a school social worker/school adjustment counselor
Three years of employment as a school social worker or school adjustment counselor public school setting preferred
Ability to communicate and interact effectively with families, community members, collateral contracts, students and staff verbally and in written form
Excellent time managements skills; ability to triage/prioritize given competing needs
Must be Crisis Prevention Intervention and restraint trained or willing to be trained
General understanding of the legal requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

It is the policy of the Adams-Cheshire Regional School District that all programs, activities, courses of study, and employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.

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