Salary placement is based on two criteria:
1. Education (highest degree earned and academic credits earned after the date your highest degree was awarded)
2. Prior experience working under contract in a K-12 teaching position requiring a state teaching license
Minimum salary placement for new school counselors with a Bachelor's degree and no prior teaching experience is $41, 970 annually.
For information about benefits, go to: https://hr.madison.k12.wi.us/benefits.
Collaboratively develop and support delivery of a comprehensive school counseling program, that aligns with key school improvement goals and follows the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Model. This is achieved through direct and indirect student services and should account for 80% of the school counselor?s time:
Direct Student Services (80% of Time)
School Counseling Core Curriculum: A planned, written instructional program that is comprehensive in scope (for all), preventative in nature and developmental in design. Delivered through classroom lessons, small group and/or school-wide events
Individual Student Planning: On-going systemic activities designed to help students establish personal goals and develop future plans
Responsive Services: Counseling: Programming to meet students? immediate needs and concerns. Designed to help students resolve academic, career and social-emotional issues and are delivered through short-term, individual or small group counseling.Crisis Response: Support and assistance to students navigating critical and emergency situations.
Indirect Student Services
Consultation: Strategic information sharing/receiving and planning with families, teachers, other staff and community partners to support student success and remove barriers to achievement and well-being.
Collaboration: Proactive development of authentic partnerships with students, families, educator colleagues, administrators and community partners to support student achievement and remove barriers to success.
Referral: Support for students and families to connect them with additional assistance and resources within the school and/or community.
Program Management & School Support (20% of Time)
Program Management: Program development, resource/material organization, program monitoring, evaluation and refinement.
Use of ASCA National Model tools to guide program delivery & communication with key stakeholders.
School Support: Participation in school work groups, leadership teams, and/or committees that engage in planning and development activities.
Fair Share Responsibilities: The routine ?running of the school? responsibilities that all members of the school staff share.
-Master's Degree in school counseling
-Wisconsin Dept of Public Instruction (DPI) School Guidance Counselor license
-Experience working cross-culturally and/or commitment to work toward improving one's own cultural competence, i.e., valuing difference/diversity, recognizing personal limitations and one's skills and expertise, and having the desire to learn in these areas.
-Bilingual abilities in Spanish and/or Hmong
After submitting your application, HR will review your information and will invite you to sign up for a first round video interview if you meet minimum qualifications.
Candidates who pass the first-round video interview stage will be eligible for second-round student services based interview. Successful candidates in that round will be referred forward to school-based interviewing at schools who have specific vacancies. School-based interviews begin in April and continue throughout the summer as new vacancies become known across the district.
ABOUT THIS POSTING
This is an "applicant pool" posting. It does not signify that vacancies actually exist at this time. The purpose of this posting is to develop a pool of qualified applicants, should vacancies become available.
For more information about teaching at MMSD and about our application process, go to www.mmsd.org/teach-madison.
The Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, physical appearance, marital status, disability, arrest or conviction record, membership in the national guard, state defense force, or any reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state, political belief, sexual orientation, less than honorable discharge, source of income or the fact that an individual is a student.
Thank you for your interest in working at the Madison Metropolitan School District, where we're committed to making every school a thriving school, and every student ready for college, career and community.
Human Resources will evaluate candidates on a rolling basis beginning 12/1/18, and as needed thereafter. School-based interviewing for specific positions will begin in mid to late April 2019. Interviews are scheduled based on district/school need and certification/skills of applicants.
For priority consideration, apply early!