• Posted Date: Jul 19, 2019 Deadline: Aug 7, 2020
  • New York United States

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Bilingual School Counselor, Itinerant – Hard to Staff Differential Positions

Bilingual School Counselor providing IEP recommended counseling services to preschool and school-age students in both community schools and D75 school sites. Bilingual school counselors in this position will receive a salary differential of $7,200 in addition to their current base salary. The Hard to Staff Salary Differential for these positions is created pursuant to the Bronx Collaborative Schools plan model set forth in the Collective bargaining agreement between the United Federation of Teachers and the New York City Department of Education and as such will be in effect until June 30, 2022 unless the parties agree to continue the differential. The Hard to Staff Differential will be paid out as per the collective bargaining agreement. For more information on the specifics of the (Bronx) plan, potential schools, please visit Please note that assignments will not be limited to Bronx Plan schools that are included in this advertisement. Bilingual School Counselors may be assigned to additional high need schools in the district at the discretion of the district supervisor.


Up to two (2) positions in Bronx geographic districts.Assignments may include provision of services to preschool, school age students in multiple schools, across one geographic school district only.


  • Current NYC DOE Licensed and appointed School Counselor with NYS certified bilingual extension in Spanish
  • Satisfactory rating(s) within the last two years
  • Bilingual service provision experience preferred


  • Experience in, and knowledge of providing bilingual IEP recommended individual and group counseling services to preschool and school age students.
  • Experience in, and knowledge of a variety of counseling support activities related to academic planning, social-emotional learning, and career planning to ensure students’ academic and interpersonal success in school.
  • Experience in the ability to synthesize school counseling outcomes to provide social-emotional performance recommendations as appropriate.
  • Ability to articulate relationship between social-emotional performance and academic outcomes for quality IEP development.
  • Ability to collaborate with families regarding provision of services to pre-K and school age students.
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to collaborate with School IEP team and CSE team, (including parents) and other disciplines as necessary.
  • Satisfactory experience in providing IEP mandated school counseling.
  • Willingness to develop and present professional development and parent training events.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of NYC DOE systems related to attendance and IEPs.


  • Provide bilingual counseling services in accordance with IEP.
  • Facilitate IEP recommended individual counseling and group counseling.
  • Facilitate planned counseling support activities related to academic achievement, social-emotional development, and career planning to ensure both academic and interpersonal success in school.
  • Provide academic advisement/report card conferences.
  • Integrate provision of counseling services into the student’s classroom and natural learning environment.
  • Consult with school and supervisory staff on matters relating to counseling support, and developing individual goals and objectives for students as per IEP.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary and parent conferences to discuss student progress and provide recommendations for service delivery in the least restrictive environment.
  • Facilitate parent conferences related to social-emotional and academic performance.
  • Connect students and families to school-based and community activities/resources.
  • Collaborate on development of quality IEPs.
  • Participate in implementation of social-emotional learning programs (professional development provided as necessary).
  • Outreach to parents/guardians with a focus on providing recommendations to ensure students’ academic and interpersonal success in school.
  • Facilitate school-based professional learning opportunities on social-emotional learning as needed.
  • Facilitate parent workshops and classroom presentations as needed.
  • Offer crisis support counseling as needed.
  • Consult with school personnel on tiered classroom supports.
  • Participate in school IEP Team, CSE and Impartial Hearing meetings as necessary.
  • Maintain daily attendance and anecdotal records for students receiving Related Services counseling, as directed by the DOE.
  • Maintain all related information in specified DOE information systems.
  • Other related duties consistent with this posting.


As per collective Bargaining Agreement


  • As per Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Adequate travel time will be incorporated into daily work schedule as the position will be itinerant.


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An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. For more information, please refer to the DOE Non-Discrimination Policy.

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