Jackson-Madison County School System
  • Jackson, TN, USA
  • Full Time


Jackson Madison County School System

Deadline: Until Filled

TITLE: Crisis Counselor

REPORTS TO: Chief of Family and Community Engagement


TERM: 10 months (200-day calendar), Exempt

JOB GOAL: To help students overcome problems that impede learning through induvial and group counseling sessions.


  • Master's Degree in counseling, social work, or psychology (clinical or school)
  • Experience in providing psychological/counseling service to children or adolescents preferred
  • FBI/TBI Fingerprint/Background Clearance every five (5) years
  • Alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent might find appropriate and acceptable

EVALULATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel.


  1. Works with students on an individual basis in the solution of personal problems related to home and family relations, health, and emotional adjustment.
  2. Provides counseling services to students who are referred as having problems in attendance, retention, discipline, and delinquency.
  3. Makes classroom presentations, when called up, on issues related to drug abuse, anger management, self-esteem, grief, post-trauma, etc.
  4. Works to identify suicide risk factors among adolescents and provides intervention.
  5. Helps students to resolve grief issues.
  6. Provides consultation with faculty regarding issues interfering wit a student's academic success.
  7. Provides consultation to the IEP Team pertaining to emotional and behavioral issues of students.
  8. Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the Chief of Family and Community Engagement.

The Jackson-Madison County School System (JMCSS) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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