HS Counselor - Shanghai SMIC Private School - China

HS Counselor - Shanghai SMIC Private School - China
Shanghai SMIC Private School
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  • Provide school-wide support to students, faculty and parents
  • Provide college guidance counseling to grades 11 and 12 students, including SMIC-International and SMIC GAP (Going Abroad Program) students
  • Work extensive with students, and parents/families to help them with the college application process
  • Counsel students in character building and life skills
  • Counsel MHS students as needed (individual and group)
  • Assist with updating the high school profile
  • Teach Life Skills for grades 11 and 12 including for the GAP students
  • Work with students who have specific learning or emotional/behavioral needs
  • Advise students academically, particularly those on academic probation
  • Meet with parents and teachers when necessary to develop interventions for students with academic or emotional/behavioral needs
  • Work with the Child Protection Officer (CPO) and the Child Protection Team when needed for high school students in grades 11 and 12
  • Assist afterschool Homework Club
  • Regularly update high school level life skill’s curriculum information on ATLAS
  • Assist with standardized testing duties as assigned (inclusive of, not limited to, SAT, ACT, PSAT, MAP, and possibly AP test administration; professional development presentations at faculty meetings, etc.)
Posted: March 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Shanghai , China
August 2018
2 Years
Licensed Teacher
Gr. 9, Gr. 10, Gr. 11, Gr. 12
USD 3000

Job Benefits

  • Faculty remuneration with the global health insurance coverage is commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Housing and meal subsidies
  • Home travel and relocation allowances are also available

Qualifications & Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
8 Years
  • Bachelor’s degree required in an education-related field (i.e., counseling, psychology preferred but degrees in secondary education, secondary education, or administration considered)
  • Eligible for a valid counseling, teaching and/or administrative license/certificate in secondary counseling
  • At least 8 years counseling experience (including at least 5 years of experience in college preparation guidance counseling) in a secondary school setting
  • Evidence of current relevant professional development in counseling

About China

One of the world's most powerful nations, China's cultural contributions have influenced history and human development for thousands of years. Teach Away offers ESL teaching jobs in reputable language schools as well as licensed teaching jobs across China.

Standard Chinese
Renminbi (yuan) (¥)
Buddhism, Taoism
Varied: wet/dry seasons
Land area - 3.7 million sq. miles (9.6 million sq. km)