Website Harmony Public Schools
Where Excellence is our Standard
o Master’s degree from an accredited college or university.
o Valid Texas School Counselor Certificate or Mental Health Provider License (Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC),
LPC-Associate (previous intern), LCSW, or LMFT)
o Master’s degree in Counseling (preferred)
o Experience in a K-12 school setting (preferred)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Understands and supports the mission, vision and values of Harmony Public Schools.
o Assists in treatment planning for each child
o Conducts daily documentation
o Improves children’s behavior through coping skills and other therapeutic interventions
o Conducts group and 1 on 1 counseling sessions
o Develops, implements, and evaluates a comprehensive counseling and guidance program.
o Counsels individuals and small groups of students with presenting needs/concerns.
o Consults with parents, teachers, administrators, and other relevant individuals to enhance their work with students.
o Uses an effective process for assisting students and others to use special programs and services.
o Presents the school comprehensive guidance curriculum (Social Emotional Learning (SEL), Character School,
Restorative Practices, etc.).
o Assists teachers in the teaching of the school comprehensive guidance curriculum.
o Works with students on an individual basis in the solution of personal problems related to home and family relationships,
health and emotional adjustment.
o Confers with parents whenever necessary.
o Assists in the orientation of new faculty members on school wide behavior program.
o Provides in-service training in guidance for teachers and student teachers.
o Performs other duties as assigned.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
o Proficiency in the identification and treatment of mental disorders
o Ability to think in terms of population management, addressing a large clientele in the most effective ways possible
o Knowledge of evidence-based behavioral assessments and interventions relevant to medical conditions
o Ability to make quick and accurate clinical assessments
o Care-management skills and knowledge of local resources for outside referrals
o Skill in targeted, brief psychotherapy and in running group sessions
o Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management, both internal and external
to the district.
o Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internal and external to the district.
o Ability to use computer including software, database used by the district, spreadsheet and word processing software,
calculator, copy machine and telephone.
o Ability to analyze data
o Ability to use effective interview techniques, effective public speaking skills, and problem-solving skills
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
o Light Work: may require occasional light lifting.
o Nights and weekend activities will be occasionally required.
o Position is in office setting and may involve prolonged work at a desk in one location.
o Moderate travel is required.
To apply for this job please visit www.harmonytx.org.