School Counselor (GCGS) - Bright Scholar Education Group - China

School Counselor (GCGS) - Bright Scholar Education Group - China
Bright Scholar Education Group (China)
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School: Guangdong Country Garden School

Location: Shunde District, Foshan, Guangdong

Department: Group Counseling Center

Reports to: Head of Department

Responsible for: Assisting Chinese students from within Bright Scholar’s network of schools in providing advice and supporting their applications to the TOP50 universities around the world in order to fulfil their academic aspirations.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage a comprehensive school counseling program
  • Maintain current and appropriate resources for education stakeholders
  • Utilize data to tailor individual programs that meet student needs
  • Implement developmentally appropriate and prevention-oriented group activities to meet student needs and school goals
  • Incorporate into their programs the life skills that students need to be successful in the twenty-first century
  • Assist all students, individually or in groups, with developing academic, career and personal/social skills, goals, and plans
  • Accurately and appropriately interpret and utilize student data
  • Monitor student academic performance, behavior, and attendance and facilitate appropriate interventions
  • Provide individual and group counseling to students with identified concerns and needs
  • Consult and collaborates effectively with parents/guardians, teachers, administrators, and other educational/community resources regarding students with identified concerns and needs and assist with educational, career, and life planning
  • Implement an effective referral and follow-up process as needed
  • Accurately and appropriately use assessment procedures for determining and structuring individual and group counseling services
  • Participate in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills
  • Use available technology resources to enhance the school counseling program
  • Adhere to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the country as well as the school counseling profession

The performance responsibilities are designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the employee to only the work identified. It is the expectation of Bright Scholar that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the organization.

Posted: March 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Foshan, Guangdong , China
August 2018
10-12 Months
Licensed Teacher, College/University Faculty
Gr. 11, Gr. 12
USD 2360 - 4400

Job Benefits

  • Salary – 15,000-28,000 RMB/month (pre-tax)
  • Contract Length – 10-12 months
  • Working Hours – Monday-Friday from 8:30-12:00 and 14:00-18:00
  • School Curricula – IB-DP, A-levels, AP
  • Flight Reimbursement – Up to 8,000 RMB (pre-tax)
  • Visa – Work permit, residence permit and medical check-up fees assistance and reimbursement
  • Insurance – Health and accident insurance
  • Paid Leave – National holidays / 5 days’ sick leave / 12 days’ annual leave
  • Training – International conference attendance and university training

Qualifications & Requirements

  • 27-40 years of age
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (Master’s in School Counseling preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience working with high school students as a counselor
  • Highly communicative, creative and reliable
  • Strong time management capabilities, and utilizes task-based DDL
  • Have an understanding and ability to counsel pupils of varying abilities and backgrounds
  • Aware of current trends and application requirements for top universities around the world (Ivy League and Oxbridge preferred)
  • Previous experience counselling within an international school is a plus

About China

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Renminbi (yuan) (¥)
Buddhism, Taoism
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Land area - 3.7 million sq. miles (9.6 million sq. km)