ARCHDIOCESE OF KANSAS CITY IN KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT CERTIFIED COUNSELOR APPLICATION
For each counseling experience, list Organization/School district, position, years of service.
Experience Other Than Counseling
Provide Name of Organization/Business and Location, Type of Work, and Inclusive Dates for each experience:
Three professional references are required for employment: current pastors, superintendents, principals or supervisors who have firsthand knowledge of your spirituality/faithlife, personality, scholarship, professional ability, and parish involvement. While a current pastor reference is strongly preferred, we recognize that in some circumstances, the pastor may not be able to provide such a reference in a timely fashion. In such cases, the pastor's designee or other parish leader would be acceptable. Provide Name, Position, and Telephone for each reference:
Because all staff in Catholic Schools are called to bear witness to Jesus in both their life and teaching, the Catholic Schools in Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas hire practicing members of the Roman Catholic Church, who are registered members and actively participate in the faith-life of their parishes through their gifts of time, talent and treasure. Counselors, except in extreme and unusual circumstances, must be practicing Catholics. However, in the event that there are non-Catholic counselors employed in a school, both the Catholic and non-Catholic counselors shall be required to attend Mass and to participate in all religious services/activities with their students and other faculty members and to conduct themselves at all times, in and out of school, in a manner consistent with established Catholic teachings and moral standards. Employees shall not be discriminated against in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender (unless in conflict with Catholic moral teachings), age, disability, veteran status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by law. MINIMUM PREPARATION: A Bachelor's Degree is required for placement in both the secondary and elementary schools. CERTIFICATION: A degree certification/license issued by the Kansas State Board of Education is required. Applicant should communicate with the Director of Certification, State Department of Education, 120 E. 10th, Topeka, KS 66612, regarding state certification/licensure.
Counselors in Catholic Schools must share their Catholic faith with conviction, joy, love, and enthusiasm. All counselors in our Catholic Schools are considered to be a witness of the Catholic faith. Please describe your philosophy regarding: a. the purpose of Catholic Education; b. your reason for desiring a position as a counselor in the Catholic Schools:
By filling in my name below, I affirm that the facts I have given on this employment application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that this application may be withdrawn or my employment may be terminated if I have given false or misleading information on this application or during my interview(s). I also understand that my employment is contingent upon satisfactory results from my background check and my successful completion of child protection training (Virtus) prior to the first contract day. By filling in my name below, I authorize the Archdiocese (School) to investigate all statements in the application, including contacting all references to seek job-related information about me to allow the Archdiocese (School) to make an employment decision. I release the Archdiocese (School) and all other persons and companies from liability for furnishing or obtaining such information. NOTE: If you are hired, you will be required to produce documents about your eligibility for employment in order to complete an I-9 Form.
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