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Primary School Counsellor
Permanent vacancy in Shanghai, China
Job Reference:
Private  International , Primary & Secondary School
Type of Post:
Permanent, Full Time
Application type :
Overseas & Local applicants accepted
Jun 30, 2019
Job Start Date:
Aug 01, 2019
Contact Email:
Interview Format:
Face to Face, Telephone, Web Camera,
Area of Expertise:


Are you a qualified Primary School Counselor?
Do you want to start an international teaching career in China?
This is a good opportunity for a candidate who wishes to secure a new teaching position this August. 
Our client is an established bilingual school located in Shanghai. This school has three campuses across Shanghai city covering the Primary, Middle School and Senior School year. 
The Primary school is located about 15 mins away from Shanghai city centre with a good size campus in a residential area. The school offers both the British IPC and Shanghainese curriculum to children aged from 5 to 11. The school has just over 300 children at present with over 15 different nationalities. All the children are hardworking, discipline and keen to learn. 
The school has about 40 teaching staff. All the teaching staff are qualified teachers coming from UK, USA, Canada, Australia,  New Zealand, Ireland and China. 
Minimum requirements:
- Bachelor degree or above in a related subject
- Have a min of 5 years counselling experience in a Primary school setting 
- 2 years of international working experience preferred 
- Have work experience of social-emotional counselling and learning support 
- Good communication skills 
- Valid teaching certification and counselling qualification 
Job Descriptions:
**Design, develop and manage School counselling program with differentiated delivery for students;
**Ensure counselling guidelines and procedures  are developed through working with Upper and Lower School Coordinators and Head of Academics;
**Support referral and follow-up process as needed;
**Support students individually or through groups to develop emotional/social skills;
**Provide individual or group counselling to students with identified needs and concerns;
**Provide appropriate information to school staff on campus counselling program;
**Work closely with the Head of Academics and the Learning Support Coordinator on Learning Support needs for individual students;
**Understand and be able to offer support or advice on Individual Education Plans;
**Provide training for staff on safeguarding risk assessment and learning support strategies;
**Assist staff and parents in interpreting and understanding learning support assessments;
**Work closely with Head of Child Safeguarding to implement training and ensure policies and practices are being observed;
**Manage Safeguarding officer to work with staff and students to assess and follow up with Child Safeguarding procedures;
**Understand and support Positive Discipline practices;
**Teaching Requirement as directed by Head of School.
Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in their care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. 
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Minimum Application Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirement: M.Ed, B.Ed or a relevant Bachelor's Degree with a Teaching Qualification
3 Years
Type of Staff:
Male or Female can apply to this job
Must be western trained (USA, Canada, UK, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa)
Must be a native speaker of English
Prefer candidates with international experience
Teachers with a degree but no teaching qualification are NOT accepted
Experienced teachers with no qualification are NOT accepted
Non-western trained teachers who have worked in an international educational institute before are NOT accepted
**International teaching experience is beneficial
**Bilingual teacher preferred but not essential
**Able to support the school residential programme
**Able to supervise and/or lead co-curricular activity during activity time
**Able to lead pastoral programme

Remuneration Package

Salary Range:
A salary from 22,000 up to 31,000  CNY (Chinese Yuan Renminbi) per month based on experience and qualification, 10-25 % Tax is applied
2 bedroom  fully furnished Housing provided
State/Public medical provided
Flight(s) provided Annual
Bereavement Leave:
Bereavement leave given
Emergency Evacuation:
Emergency evacuation given
Tuition fees covered for children:
90 % discount is offered for child 1
90 % discount is offered for child 2
Contract Length:
2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement
Additional information:
**Professional development allowance
**FREE meals on working day
**Transport arrangements to school  

Important Information

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