Posted: 4th May 2017

JOB TITLE

University Career Counsellor, August 2017, Beijing, China

JOB LOCATION

China

JOB CATEGORY

English Teacher

COUNTRY

China

EXPERIENCE

No experience required

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

1

APPLICATION DEADLINE

4th June 2017

Applications close in -108 days

JOB DETAILS

Established in 2005, this is a dynamic,very well known and highly respected high performing co-educational independent school catering for 1350 expatriate children aged 2-18 from forty five different countries across six continents. The school comprises three schools, each with its own Head teacher: Early Years; Junior School; and Senior School. They offer the English National curriculum in KS3, International GCSEs in KS4 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma in KS5.

They are situated in the capital city of the second largest and fastest-growing economy in the world, 45 minutes from both the Great Wall and Tiananmen Square. The language of instruction throughout the school is English and the School´s policy is to recruit fully qualified, native English speaking teachers, with experience of the British National curriculum and other international systems. Most of the staff are from the UK, Ireland, the US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa.


QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements: Applicants will be joining a team of two other experienced counsellors.

Qualified candidates must have expertise with the university admissions process, including demonstrated success in assisting with admission to top US or UK universities, best practices in career counselling, and familiarity with colleges and universities in the US or UK. Knowledge of university systems in other countries is a plus but not a requirement. The University & Careers Counsellor´s duties include advising students individually and in small groups on issues pertaining to the transition to university; knowing his or her students well and writing a highly-personalised letter of recommendation for each one; aiding students and families in other aspects of the student´s university research and application process; and occasional travel to visit universities and attend professional conferences. Other responsibilities include parent meetings, workshops, events planning (like college fairs and trainings), and summer enrichment programme familiarity. Candidates must possess strong interpersonal communication and organisational skills as well as a genuine interest in working with students and parents to meet the needs of our diverse and active school population.

A background in university admissions or college counselling is strongly preferred, as is an existing relationship with professional organisations like NACAC or International ACAC. Working knowledge of Naviance, the Common Application, the University of California application, and standardised testing programs including ACT, SAT, PSAT, and IB, is also an asset. A bachelor´s degree and evidence of a commitment to professional development is required.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Package:. Monthly salary between RMB 16,855 and RMB 31,438 (US$2569 - 4791.30) plus housing, tuition for children, flights, medical insurance etc.

CONTACT

Recruitment

ADDRESS

2nd Floor, Regent Court, Laport Way, Luton, Bedfordshire United Kingdom LU4 8SB

PHONE

Ph. +44-02087888663

EMAIL

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