Region 16 Job Board

FUTURE COUNSELOR (2023-2024) (#1413)

District Wide (learn more)

Canyon ISD

Canyon, Texas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4137071
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: January 29, 2023
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description



A valid certificate or equivalent preferred

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of counseling procedures, student appraisal, and career development

Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Ability to instruct and manage student behavior



Two years of successful teaching experience


Major responsibilities and duties:

  1. Coordinate, present, and facilitate with teachers social/emotional learning in TIER I instruction.
  2. Provide small group guidance (TIER II)  to help students cope effectively with personal, behavioral, social, emotional, academic, and family concerns.
  3. Provide individual counseling (TIER III) to help students cope effectively with personal, behavioral, social, emotional, academic, and family concerns.
  4. Attend ongoing professional development to stay current on counseling topics and community resources.
  5. Assist in de-escalation strategies of students with behavioral/emotional episodes.
  6. Develop and implement proactive counseling for students with behavioral/emotional episodes.
  7. Assist teachers and staff in implementing universal social/emotional learning.
  8. Provide small group instruction/counseling in social skills and school appropriate behavior.
  9. Implement strategies for individual students.
  10. Attend meetings to develop behavior interventions for individual students.
  11. Collaborate with other school personnel when dealing with behavior and emotional needs.
  12. Serve on the campus mental health crisis team.
  13. Participate in campus core teams (ie. PBIS, PLCs, etc.).  
  14. Make appropriate referrals for mental health services (ie. S&FA, counseling, doctors, etc.)
  15. Attend ongoing training in Mental Health and Social/Emotional awareness.
  16. Facilitate Drug Awareness program on campus.
  17. Assist with orientation and tour programs at various levels as appropriate. (ie. new students/all levels)
  18. Perform other duties as assigned by the campus principal.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 200
  • Job Category: Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Paul Kimbrough
    • 3301 N 23rd Street
    • Canyon, Texas 79015

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    Region 16 Education Service Center
    5800 Bell Street
    Amarillo, TX 79109-6230
    Phone: 806-677-5000
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