We are looking for a highly trained and experienced mental health and education specialists to work as a WAB Middle School Counselor. The main function of a counselor at WAB is to promote and support the development of the whole student through the delivery of quality and age appropriate services for students. This service may encompass social, emotional and/or behavioral concerns as well as academic advice. The preferred service delivery model is one that will utilize primary, secondary and tertiary interventions.
The successful candidate will have the ability to establish effective communication and working relationships with staff, students and parents, a sound understanding of current counseling approaches appropriate for an international school setting and recent, successful experience as a counselor. We expect our faculty members to have at least Bachelor's degree studies, a teaching/counseling certificate and a minimum of two year's of working experience.
For further details, please review the job description below. Interested parties shall submit their online application following the attached link "Apply". The position commences 1 August 2019.
Position: MS Guidance Counselor
School Section: Middle School
Period of Appointment: 1 August 2019 – 31 July 2021
Role Description / Working Relationships
The principal function of a counselor at WAB is to promote and support the development of the whole student through the delivery of quality and age appropriate services for students. This service may encompass social, emotional and/or behavioral concerns as well as academic advice for present and future studies. The preferred service delivery model is one that will utilize primary, secondary and tertiary interventions.
A counselor at WAB is a member of a learning community and is expected to support and promote the elements of the IB Learner Profile (http://www.ibo.org/programmes/profile/).
A counselor at WAB is expected to actively promote, support and strengthen the vision and values of the school.
A counselor at WAB will have duties that may include:
The successful applicant is expected to have the following qualifications, skills, abilities, knowledge and experience:
1. Personal Skills and Abilities
The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; familiarity with the goals, objectives, and mission of The Western Academy of Beijing; the ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse and demanding student and parent population; knowledge of colleges and other school systems, their academic programs, admission policies, and financial policies and procedures.