We are currently seeking a HS College Counsellor on behalf of our established client in Shanghai.
Shanghai is a cosmopolitan city with so much to offer. The city is modern, developed, also known as "Oriental Paris". There are a lot of designer shops, shopping malls but you can also find fabric markets and tailor shops too, many people love to tailor-made their own clothes of their choice. Tian Zi Fang is the artistic and fashion culture area, a lot of artists set their design office and studio here. There are also many art & craft shops, bars and restaurants within the area, it is very popular with young people and expat.
Our client is a non-profit private school located in Shanghai city. The school has 3 separate campuses, one being the Primary school, one Middle School and one High school campus with boarding facilities. This position is based in their High School campus and the ideal candidate will be joining 3 other counsellors who work to prepare the students to gain access to world leading universities in the US, UK and throughout the world.
Duties and responsibilities include:
**Help develop the comprehensive University Counseling program for years 9-12.
**Guide students and parents through the university search and application process.
**Teach University Counseling workshops and network with Admissions Representatives to develop and maintain relationships with colleges.
**Meet individually with Year 11 and 12 students to guide them through all facets of the college search and application process. This includes developing a college list and testing plans, writing essays/supplements, preparing students for interviews, and all related activities relevant to application in a variety of countries.
**Meet with families to help them understand the process and appropriate fit. Present at parent education programs.
**Help develop the university counseling curriculum and teach classes on a weekly basis.
**Utilize CIALFO to both keep students on track and to submit credentials to colleges and universities.
**Take on assigned responsibilities/projects for the University Counseling office.
**Network with admissions officers to build the reputation of the school including hosting, visiting admissions officers and introducing them to the school.
**Work with IB Coordinators and teachers to insure completion of college requirements and recommendation letters on a timely basis.
**Help plan and chaperone college tours and other school activities.
**Contribute to the online bi-lingual University Handbook resource.
Requirements to apply:
**Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree(s) preferred)
**Expertise in and a passion for your counselling and a genuine interest in working with teenagers
**Excellent communication skills, the ability to take the initiative and the flexibility to deal with change
**Enthusiasm, energy, creativity and the willingness to take risks
**Experience of working in an International School or a multi-cultural setting is highly desirable
**Experience with second language learners is highly desirable
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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