School Counselor
Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind - Colorado Springs, CO
 SCHOOL COUNSELOR (School for the Deaf)

Salary Range:
 Established commensurate with appropriate education and experience

Posting Date:
 April 20, 2000

Closing Date:

Term of Employment:
 Annual employment contract based on the standard number of working days in the academic year (currently 182 days, August to June), beginning SY 2000/2001

 Master's Degree in (School) Counseling, (School) Psychology, Social Work or related field from an accredited college or university.  Must hold or be eligible for appropriate educator licensure in the State of Colorado as a Special Services Provider.  Knowledge of Deaf culture and community, and experience working with and providing counseling to children who are Deaf/HOH, and their families. Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Advanced skill level as demonstrated by the Sign Communication Proficiency Interview (SCPI) and according to school policy.

Summary of Work and Responsibilities:
 This position reports to the Principal, School for the Deaf, and is responsible for participating in the development and support of students by providing counseling and guidance related activities to students who are Deaf/HOH, and their families.

Knowledge and Skills Needed:
 Ability to communicate effectively with Deaf children.  Demonstrated knowledge of Colorado Special  Education rules governing the identification and staffing of children with disabilities.  Ability to respond effectively and positively to feedback.  Ability to participate effectively in team settings.  Strong interpersonal skills.

Request/Submit Application To:
 Send letter of interest, current resume (including references) and copies of transcripts to:
ATTN:  Human Resources Office
Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
33 North Institute Street
Colorado Springs, CO  80903
(719) 578-2114 (v/tty)
(719) 578-2239 (fax)

Uploaded by:  Kim Williams/Kent State University/Deaf Education Major