Hillcrest International Schools Counsellor Jobs in Kenya
Hillcrest International Schools Counsellor Jobs in KenyaJob Summary:
In recognition that students live in a dynamic world and are faced with various challenges, the Counsellor will provide holistic & proactive services and programmes that will contribute and build each student’s educational, vocational, personal and social development.Embrace and encourage Hillcrest’s ethos and standards of excellence as defined in our Core Values.
Duties and Roles:
Collaborate with the Senior Leadership to develop and implement a comprehensive, pro-active and vibrant school-wide guidance program to meet students’ needs in personal and social development.
Such a programme will be based on data and other available information and facts in the school.
This will include experiences and activities which are beneficial for students’ holistic development, and which promote responsibility, leadership skills, cooperation and other personal and social skills.
Establish procedures and time frames to provide students with personal, social, emotional and psychological counselling.
Be proactive in reviewing and updating guidelines, policies and procedures concerning student welfare and inclusion.
Consult and collaborate with teaching staff and parents to support and participate in the program
Maintain accurate student records
Promote and communicate the importance of the program to staff, students and parents.
Guide students, in developing personal/social skills, goals, and plans.
Guide students individually or in groups, on academics, personal and social development, through assisting the students to discover and enhance their strengths
Advise and provide further guidance to students and parents (as needs be).
Develop and manage the program’s budget
Liaise with and manage third party agreements.
A comprehensive, pro-active and vibrant school-wide guidance program
A term-based review the program, results of which may influence the planning of the following term’s program.
Collection and analysis of data relevant to the programme, such as number of counselling sessions, interventions, activities etc.
Qualifications, Skills and Attributes
Degree in counselling or related field. Professional qualifications in counselling will be an added advantage.
At least two year’s school-based experience or previous experience working with schools and students in a counselling capacity.
Experience in a British national curriculum school will be an added advantage.
Able to understand and apply technology in daily operations, including use of education management systems
Solid knowledge and understanding of counselling theory & practice
Able to build strong relationships with students and gain their trust.
Understands the importance of confidentiality and discretion, and is able to maintain the same.
Excellent verbal and written communication and influencing skills
Team player/collaborative, management skills and able to work in a multi-cultural environment
Able to prioritise, plan and organise themselves and others
Problem solving and initiative
Maintain courtesy and professionalism with all clients
Innovative, enthusiastic, energetic, flexible
How to Apply
To apply, please send a cover letter detailing how our meet the specified requirements, detailed CV including names and contacts of three referees, copies of academic and professional certificates to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 13th October 2019.
Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Hillcrest International Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students; Successful candidates will be subjected to thorough screening to ascertain suitability to work with children.
More information about the school is available on our website www.hillcrest.ac.ke
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