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School Counselor

Horizon Japan International School is accreditated by Kanagawa Prefecture and CIS and authorized to implement IB Diploma Programme. It is currently a candidate school to implement IB PYP and MYP. 

HJIS has an outstanding faculty who provide a safe, nurturing environment for students to learn in, foster intellectual rigor and independent thinking, and promote high standards, collegiality and an extremely strong sense of community.

We value candidates who exhibit a passion for teaching, who have experience with students from diverse backgrounds, whose pursuit of professional development is keen and ongoing, and whose academic background and teaching experience are directly relevant to the position.

On the job, school counselors:

  • Listen to students’ concerns about academic, emotional or social problems
  • Help students process their problems and plan goals and action
  • Mediate conflict between students and teachers
  • Improve parent/teacher relationships
  • Facilitate drug and alcohol prevention programs
  • Organize peer counseling programs
  • Refer students to psychologists and other mental health resources
  • Work on academic boards to improve learning conditions
Posted: January 2019
This is a Direct to School Job
Yokohama , Japan
August 2019
1 year
Licensed Teacher
Elementary, Middle School, High School
USD 3000 - 4000
1

Job Benefits

  • Relocation allowance
  • Visa procurement assistance
  • Assistance with finding housing
  • Medical insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Subsidized public transportation
  • Professional development

Qualifications and Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
Bachelor
2
Counselling
  • Native English Speaker
  • Two to five years current teaching experience as a School Counselor
  • Experience working with an international education
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural setting
  • Familiarity with best practice methodologies as they apply to teaching a diverse student body as well as evidence of recent professional growth activities
  • Experience and commitment to sponsoring extracurricular and after school activities