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School Counsellor Jobs

2 months ago   Jobs Offers   Nairobi   57 views

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Location: Nairobi

Job Description/RequirementsPosition:School CounsellorSection:Secondary SectionReporting to:Deputy Head Teacher – Student Welfare and InclusionJOB SUMMARY:In recognition that secondary school students live in a dynamic worldand are faced with various challenges as they transition into adulthoodand into various careers, the School Counsellor will provide holistic& proactive services and programmes that will contribute and buildeach student’s educational, vocational, personal and social development.DUTIES AND ROLES:Uphold the school’s comprehensive, proactive, and vibrantschool-wide pastoral program to meet students’ needs in personal andsocial developmentMaintain caseload of students on the Welfare Register as well as anyother students requesting individual counselling, or requested viateachers/parentsGuide students in developing career and personal/social skills, goals, and plansAssist the Head of Careers with all things university related;independently run the admissions program for students seeking admissioninto North American universitiesConsult and collaborate with teaching staff, parents, and thirdparty participants (e.g. therapists) to support the ongoing wellbeing ofour studentsMaintain regular and ongoing communication with line manager for consultation and to ensure safeguarding standards are upheldTeach two hours fortnightly of Year 9 PSHCE and assist with other PSHCE year groups as requested by line managerKEY DELIVERABLES:A comprehensive, proactive, and vibrant school-wide pastoral programA term-based review of the program, results of which may influence the planning of the following term’s programCollection and analysis of data relevant to the programme, includingdetailed progress notes, number of individual counselling sessions,interventions, etc.QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:Degree in counselling or related field required; professional qualifications and/or Masters degree in counselling preferredUnderstand and apply technology in daily operations, including use of educational management systemsSolid knowledge and understanding of counselling theory & practiceExperience in a secondary school, preferably in the British National curriculumStrong interpersonal, oral, and written communication and influencing skillsTeam player/collaborative, management skills, and ability to work in a multi-cultural environmentAbility to maintain confidentialityMaintain courtesy and professionalism with all clientsInnovative, enthusiastic, energetic, flexible.To apply, send the following documents torecruitment@hillcrest.ac.keno later than30th May 2021. Your application should include a cover letter detailing relevantexperience; a detailed CV including names and contacts of threereferees, as well as copies of academic and professional certificatesand a valid certificate of police clearance.

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