school counsellor - asap - beijing, china

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School Counsellor
Start date: ASAP
Location: Beijing, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: IB
Salary: from 20,800 - 27,000RMB per month, before tax
Sponsorship: Family friendly, tuition provided
Contract: 2 years

School overview: This is a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 progressive multi-cultural school, conveniently located in a central location in Beijing, close to the Olympic Sports Centre. The school offers a full International Baccalaureate curriculum to students from 2-19 years old, this programme has, at its core, the mission and core values to develop intercultural relationships and peace among the nations. Teachers come from 15 different countries and students from 25. The school is an active proponent of 21st Century learning methodologies, and makes efficacious use of technology, utilising a 1:1 Mac laptop program for all students in grades 5-12, and intensive use of iPads and laptop computers throughout the elementary school.

Location Overview: Live and work in China's bustling capital city where 3 millennia of history lives side by side with ground-breaking modern architecture. Explore the famous Forbidden City, a centuries old imperial palace, wander around the cultural delights of Tienanmen Square or walk along part of the 5500 mile-long Great Wall of China- a structure so large that it can be seen from space. If history isn't your thing then there is a thriving expatriate community and a wealth of cultural events covering everything from music to theatre. If you're a night owl then the city's large number of varied bars and nightclubs will keep you entertained until the small hours.

Role and Requirements: The school are seeking a suitably qualified and ideally experienced IB Primary Years Programme Coordinator and Elementary School
Assistant Principal. The PYP Coordinator in collaboration with the Academic Director manages and develops the Elementary School Curriculum and oversees approximately 15 Elementary school staff and 50 students. The PYP coordinator is also a member of the Academic Management Team (AMT), contributing to whole school decision-making and planning.

  • 1+ years of experience as a School Counsellor (required); with a masters degree in psychology (strongly preferred)
  • Previous international school experience (preferred)
  • Intelligent communication skills and a track record of highly effective people and leadership skills
  • A positive, pro-active, reliable and collaborative nature with strong organisational skills
  • Previous experience in a multicultural learning environment is desirable
  • A thoughtful understanding of 21st century learning with purposeful use of technology
  • Enjoy working with people, and have a personality reflecting the demands of the education profession (patience, understanding, care, etc.)
  • Up-to-date with current educational research in your field
  • High standards of work and professional ethics
  • Prepared to contribute to the education of students in a broad, holistic manner

Salary and Benefits:

  • Teaching salaries are from 20,800 - 27,000RMB per month, before tax
  • Flights
  • Housing allowance
  • Tuition for dependent children
  • Medical Insurance
  • 2 year contract
  • Gratuity bonus


121 teaching experience


BA Hons (QTS),BEd,BSc Hons (QTS)

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