Starehe Girls' Centre & School Counselor Jobs in Kenya

Starehe Girls' Centre & School Counselor Jobs in Kenya


  • The ideal person should be a professional Counselor ready and willing to help students prepare for academic achievement, ensure career readiness and develop personal or social competencies through a comprehensive, preventive and developmental counseling program.

  • The goal is to ensure that students will become productive and well-adjusted adults.

  • The counselor should have an understanding of the developmental stages of student growth, including the needs, tasks and student interests related to those stages.

    The position’s key role will be to

  • Listen to students' concerns about academic, emotional or social problems.

  • Help students process their problems and plan goals and action.

  • Mediate conflict between students, teachers and non-teaching staff

    Key Responsibilities

  • Guide the development and implement a competitive school counseling program that focuses on and promotes students’ success

  • Evaluate physical and psychological assessment of the students and give recommendations

  • Value and respond to the diversity and individual differences of students

  • Ensure equitable access to opportunities and rigorous curriculum for all students

  • Provide direct support services through structured conventions

  • Ensure equitable access to opportunities and rigorous curriculum for all students

  • Provide direct support services through structured conventions

  • Provide group or individual responsive services

  • Collaborate and consult with parents, teachers, community organizations and other stakeholders

  • Perform assessments, interpret tests and study student records and make appropriate recommendations to the management

  • Identify behavioral problems and act appropriately to remedy the situation

  • Work with
    peer counselors to support the student body

  • Complete regular reports on progress and update the management

  • Any other duties that maybe allocated from time to time

    Desirable Traits

  • Proven working experience in school counseling

  • Integrity and professionalism and a strong work ethic

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

  • Ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse student pool

  • Working knowledge of various counseling models, practices and resources

  • Engaging interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills

  • Analytical thinker with strong problem solving and conflict management skills

  • Sound judgement and attention to detail

  • Ability to collect and analyze data using computers

  • Sound judgment and emotional intelligence

    Key Qualifications/Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in counseling or psychology

  • KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) and above.

  • At least three years’ work experience as a counselor in an academic environment

  • Proven experience in counseling for teenagers and young adults.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Starehe Girls' Centre & School Counselor Jobs in Kenya

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