Middle School Counselor (Maternity Cover)

Job Purpose

You will be joining a team of Christian professionals who will welcome your expertise in the provision of counseling services and support services to middle school students to achieve whole personal and spiritual growth..

The job holder will cover our Middle School Counselor on maternity leave from April 8, 2022 to November 30, 2022.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide confidential guidance counseling services to individuals and groups, and maintain an effective referral system for faculty and students. 
  • Implement preventive educational activities suitable for students.
  • Maintain regular dialogue with the Middle School Grade Level Teams to update and receive information regarding students of concern, and also communicating with parents.
  • Provide orientation to new students and closure activities for students leaving to ensure a smooth transition of students to the next grade level.
  • Communicate useful information to parents and employees in relation to social and emotional development of children and teenagers.  Address current situations affecting the student body, and provide remedial and preventive guidance when necessary.
  • Work with University Advisors and Admissions Office when required

Qualification & Experience

  • Master degree in counseling from an accredited college or university. Licensed school counselor or social worker would be an advantage.
  • 2 years’ school counseling experience preferred
  • Excellent communicator and time management to lead/facilitate groups of students and their family
  • Ability to handle emergency situations with appropriate safety protocols and a calm demeanor that supports student development and models biblical principles.
  • Empathetic, caring and approachable.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and sensitivity to caseloads. 

To apply

We offer a 5-day work week and attractive remuneration package to suitable candidates.  Join us through submitting an online application with your resume and salary expectations below:    


We are committed to providing a child safe environment safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  All applicants must be willing to undergo thorough background checks and child protection screening.

 

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