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Secondary Level Student Advisor - Windsor Middle School

Employer
California Department of Education
Location
Windsor, CA
Closing date
Mar 9, 2024

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Specialty
Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Other
WINDSOR UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

TITLE: STUDENT ADVISOR

DEFINITION:

Under the general supervision of the administrator in charge, monitor the school campus and surrounding areas to support a safe and secure environment and encourage consistent student attendance.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • May supervise detention classes and students in other classrooms and outside situations.
  • Implements anti-drug, gang and juvenile prevention strategies, and other to youth considered at risk.
  • Conference with students, teachers, and counselors regarding student behaviors.
  • Observe, report and intervene, when appropriate as follows: any health and safety problems, violation of school rules and regulations, and any activities of students or others considered dangerous or objectionable.
  • Under the direction of supervisor, telephone parents to communicate attendance patterns of students.
  • Monitor school campus including parking lots, gymnasium, campus corridors and areas adjacent to campus to ensure a safe and secure environment.
  • Mediate student conflicts as appropriate emphasizing techniques of conflict resolution.
  • Advise non-students against loitering on campus.
  • Supervise athletic activities.
  • Refer students to supervisor when indicated.
  • Work closely with the school administration to pro-actively resolve student conflict.
  • Greet and direct visitors.
  • Perform miscellaneous office tasks.
  • Performs other related work as required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

KNOWLEDGE OF:
  • Conflict resolution techniques.
  • Behavioral patterns of adolescents.
  • Indications of gang affiliation.
  • Adolescent development.

ABILITY TO:
  • Provide leadership to young people to help students develop a positive self-image.
  • Understand and carry out written and verbal instructions.
  • Identify various illegal substances and recognize symptoms of drug or alcohol abuse.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those students and adults contacted in the course of the job.
  • Communicate well verbally and in writing.
  • Simultaneously handle multiple ongoing projects and process.
  • Analyze situations and adopt a course of action; solve many problems independently and without supervision.
  • Spend a significant part of the day walking.
  • Learn and apply First Aid and CPR.
  • Learn and apply District Disaster Preparedness Plans.
  • Relate positively to students, staff and the public.
  • Maintain confidentiality of school related information.

EXPERIENCE:
  • At least one year experience involving extensive public contact, preferably with teenage students.

EDUCATION:
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • AA Community College or equivalent experience.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish.
  • Experience in a counseling role.

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