K-8 Catholic School Counselor




St. Paul's Catholic School



▪ Recognize and support the unique Catholic Mission of the school by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church; may not espouse any doctrine inconsistent with the teachings of the Church.

▪ Set an example for students by personal adherence to Catholic Doctrine and Catholic principles of morality

▪ Support the school’s educational, spiritual and pastoral mission.

▪ Give evidence of lived Gospel values by being an active member of a faith community and being open to the importance of personal faith journey; strives to model the teaching of Jesus by attitude and example.

▪ Identify and develop creative intervention methods and procedures to adapt effectively to unusual situations; participate in coordination, monitoring and reporting student interventions

▪ Serve as a specialist for teachers and parents regarding counseling needs

▪ Work with students, parents, and staff in a compassionate and productive manner

▪ Assist teachers in effective planning, organizing, and implementation of strategies for optimum behavior management

▪ Serve as liaison to school staff and outside resources; maintain consistency and continuity in the school’s response procedures

▪ Provide guidance to teachers in working with student behavior and classroom management; Implement an effective referral and follow-up process

▪ Demonstrate exceptional counseling techniques including documentation and student tracking

▪ Provide appropriate information to staff related to the comprehensive school counseling program

▪ Maintain confidentiality of information

▪ Perform other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires coordination and manual dexterity, normal mental and visual ability; ability to lift as required in a normal office environment.

REQUIRED ACTIVITIES: Walking; sitting; standing; stooping; reaching; talking; handling; hearing; and carrying

▪ A working knowledge of, and a strong commitment, to the mission of fostering lay leadership in the Catholic Church. If a baptized Catholic, must be a practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Church

▪ Excellent communication skills including written, verbal, public speaking, and presentation skills

▪ Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter and be well-organized; must be a team player

▪ Be available for on-call crisis management support as needed

▪ Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

▪ Proficiency in the use of computer technology including word processing and the use of excel and related technology; ability to maintain confidentiality

▪ Flexibility in assessing needs and strategies and adapt appropriately in a ministerial environment

▪ Bilingual preferred (English-Spanish)

▪ A Master’s Degree in school counseling preferred
▪ Licensed by the State or certified by an independent professional regulatory authority
▪ Documented competence in counseling children and adolescents in a school setting

Evaluation of the performance of this teaching position will be conducted by the Principal

Length of Employment: One school year as determined by school calendar

Daily Schedule: This position is for one- two days a week, 8-10 hours, to be determined by the candidate and administration.

Salary: Salary is based on Education/Experience

Please submit an application, resume and cover letter to Mari deLeon mdeleon@stpaulsnampa.org

For questions regarding human resources 


Charles Lawrence

(208) 350-7510 phone
(208) 342-2368 fax


Human Resources
Policies & Guidelines

Diocesan Application for Employment

Diocesan Application for Employment for Catholic Schools

Performance Evaluations   (Referenced in "Parish/Schools Human Resource Manual" Chapter 13, ages 59-68)