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College Counselor

Job Summary

To provide academic, career, college access/affordability/admission to all students through a School College counseling program.



Organization, Leadership, Management

  • Responsibility for the management of tertiary education applications
  • Responsibility for the production of a Higher Education guidance brochure
  • Oversight of arrangements for mock interview practice for College entrance
  • Investigation and promotion of general student scholarships and management of student applications
  • Provision of careers and tertiary education guidance to all students, including individual student interviews, parent consultations, attendance at appropriate Parents' Evenings and publicizing Careers/FE/HE Fairs
  • Oversee the implementation of an appropriate software platform
  • Have a commitment to collaboration and co-operative working with the secondary team

External Relations

  • Contact and liaise with parents as necessary.
  • Liaison with other international schools in the region over the provision of careers-related resources
  • Development of contacts with tertiary institutions worldwide and local advisory bodies
  • Assistance in Parent Forums as required
  • Development of the College website in conjunction with the marketing department to promote/inform about the further education and careers
  • Contribution to external publications as appropriate


  • Attend relevant College functions as required by the School.
  • Attend relevant assemblies as determined by the School.


  • Demonstrate the positive values, attitudes and behavior expected of students
  • Be aware of the policies and practices of the school and share in collective responsibility for their implementation

Other tasks assigned by Secondary Leadership.

Posted: March 2019
This is a Direct to School Job
Taicang (Suburb of Shanghai), China
August 2019
1 Year
Director/Principal, Licensed Teacher, College/University Faculty, University Graduate
High School
USD 4000 - 6500

Job Benefits

  • Supportive HR staff and Academic team
  • Attentive visa and transition support
  • A school committed to teacher growth and development
  • Above industry average monthly salary
  • Housing allowance with relocation support
  • Medial insurance
  • Flight Allowance
  • Paid holidays
  • Year-end performance bonus

Qualifications and Requirements

Related field
  • At least 5 years relevant working experience, IB school experience is preferred
  • Good communication skills
  • Competence in working with a rich cultural mix of students and teachers
  • Excellent IT skills, and knowledge of how to apply them in a school environment