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Owatonna Online has implemented a program designed to support students within the school with academic, social/emotional and personal supports. The counselor provides ongoing guidance and daily tools for students to help within our systems of intervention and teach needed tools for success leading to college and career readiness.
Valid Minnesota K-12 Guidance & Counseling or K-12 School Counselor licensure. Bachelor’s degree with coursework in School Guidance Counseling, or related field and moderate experience. Master’s degree preferred.
Other Skills & Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures, methods and techniques used for assessing sociological and academic needs of individual students; thorough knowledge of working with students from diverse cultural, economic, and ability backgrounds; thorough knowledge and training and experience with the developmental levels of students, issues surrounding chemical dependency, abuse, family change, as well as working knowledge of federal and state special education laws and rules. Demonstrated skills and knowledge in the areas of academic planning, personal goal setting, family systems/change, and crisis intervention. Thorough skills in the use of personal computers and related software packages, hardware and peripheral equipment. Ability to establish and maintain standards of behavior; ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team; ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rates, ratios and percentages; ability to work with and through other school personnel, parents and community agencies; ability to communicate and establish effective working relationships with students, parents, teachers and administrators. Must understand and comply with all protocols related to data privacy. Consistent and reliable attendance.
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