Responsive Education Solutions - 3-8 Grade Counselor for iSVA

Job Details

Region: 10
School District/Employer: Responsive Education Solutions
District Category/Employer: Charter/Private
Position: Counselor
Assignment Level: Level
  • Elementary
  • Middle School
Job Title: 3-8 Grade Counselor for iSVA
School: iSchool Virtual Academy Administration
Campus Description:
Date Posted: 8/7/2020
Deadline: 08/31/2020
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: This position is located in Lewisville, TX.



Position Summary:



Join us as we expand our virtual learning schooling options in Texas, building upon the success of our more than 70 brick and mortar campuses across the state of Texas. Our school provides hope for students by providing an innovative, personalized environment where students are academically successful and develop into lifelong learners. Our leadership team, our faculty and our staff are high-performing, motivated individuals who are driven to provide exceptional programs for students in the state of Texas.




Duties and Responsibilities:

Course Placement for new and returning students
Create four year plans
Evaluate TREX and transcripts
Orchestrate Credit by Exam and Dual Credit
Enter EOC scores
Manage early withdrawal process
Knowledge of TAC, Chapter 74, Subchapter B, Graduation and Curriculum requirements
Comply with the Texas Educator Code of Ethics, the ResponsiveEd Employee Handbook, the ResponsiveEd Student-Parent Handbook, administrative directives and other manuals and procedures documents
Serve as a test administrator during all state testing examination windows and district assessment testing as needed; which may require overnight travel. More information listed under Physical / Environmental Factors
Performs all other duties as assigned

Equipment Used:

General Office Equipment that includes a computer, copy machine, scanner, etc.
Various applications that include, but are not limited to: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, G-Mail, AppliDesk, eSped, Buzz, Google Drive Applications, Blackboard Collaborate, Zoom Web Conferencing, USA Test Prep, etc.

Physical / Environmental Factors:



The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Responsive Education Solutions considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status. ResponsiveEd is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Occasional district and statewide travel: occasional prolonged and irregular hours

Occasional district and statewide travel does occur and is part of this position. District and federal guidelines are followed for travel expenses.



Diagnostic Testing



Virtual students and virtual staff come to the district’s brick and mortar campuses twice a year for diagnostic testing. These tests happen in December and at the end of the school year.



Professional Development



Virtual staff is required to attend in-person professional development prior to the school year starting.



State Assessments



During the STAAR and TELPAS state assessment windows, including the summer STAAR session, virtual staff on the aforementioned weeks will proctor/administer student assessments at one of the district’s testing centers. Virtual staff may be assigned to proctor at a site near their residence or at a location that requires intrastate travel and possibly overnight lodging. (STAAR and TELPAS dates are contingent to change pending the direction of the TEA.)



Physical / Environmental Factors:



The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Responsive Education Solutions considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status. ResponsiveEd is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Occasional district and statewide travel: occasional prolonged and irregular hours. Being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment
Qualifications: Education, Certification, and Experience:

Completed Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
Completed Master’s Degree in school counseling from an accredited college or university
Bilingual (preferred)

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):

Exhibits passion and excitement about teaching
Expects student performance to be nothing short of his/her best work
Ability to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort
Acts without being told what to do and brings new ideas to the faculty
Demonstrates the ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information
Demonstrates persistence and willingness to go the distance to get something done for a student.
Demonstrate the ability to be detail oriented
Maintains stable performance under pressure
Generates new and innovative approaches to the classroom or work-related problems
Possesses a track record of working hard or a willingness to work hard
Possesses listening skills where one seeks to understand other viewpoints
Speaks and writes clearly and articulately in all forms of communication including eMail
Follows through with verbal and written agreements with students, colleagues, and administration
Solicits feedback and reacts calmly to suggestions
Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship
Adjust quickly to changing priorities or conditions
Organizes and manages time wisely
Uses varied communication vehicles and opportunities to promote classroom dialogue
Proficient computer skills and comfort with technology are necessary as the virtual classroom requires the integration of seamlessly transitioning from multiple platforms and programs
Salary Range: $45,000.00 - $55,000.00 / Per Year
Benefits:
How To Apply: https://responsiveed.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=6233 OR Text 972-635-0735

Contact Person:

Name: Amie Sevier
Email: asevier@responsiveed.com
Address: PO Box 292730
City: Lewisville
State: TX
Zip: 75029
Phone: (214) 972-6896
Fax: (972) 315-9506