school counsellor - guangzhou in guangzhou shi

guangzhou shi, guangdong
job category
international teaching
job type
reference number
the far east team, teachanywhere
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job description

School Counsellor

Required: August 2020
Location: Guangzhou, Southern China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: Canadian (Alberta)
Experience: 1+ years
Salary: Salary from 270,000 RMB per year - going up with experience and qualifications
Sponsorship: Single, Married with or without children
Contract: 2 years renewable

School Overview: This is an Alberta education accredited school made up of dedicated professionals and high achieving students. The school offers a KG to grade 12 education in brand new all purpose facilities at their Panyu campus in Guangzhou. With a focus on the development of the whole child - students and teachers join a close knit community where you will definitely feel part of a school family. The facilities are second to none including large theatre, pool and fantastic Library facilities.

Location Overview: Known as a very green city, Guangzhou has been voted one of the most live-able in China. It is close enough to Hong Kong for wonderful weekends away and has its own large expatriate community with all of the activities to match the typical expat lifestyle. You will enjoy year round tropical temperatures and find all western facilities imaginable in the centre of the city. You are never more than a few minutes from a Starbucks coffee shop!

Duties for this full-time position include:

* Grade 10, 11, 12 post-secondary counselling
* Interviews with parents, as requires
* Post-secondary applications (transcripts, preparation of resumes, personal statements); career/occupational planning
* Personality / career assessments
* Coordinate students/parents to attend local / out-of-country university fairs
* Coordinate on-site recruitment fairs by post-secondary institutions
* Coordinate alumni presentations/forums
* Preparing and having translations of letters to parents as required
* Coordinating and presenting study permits and visas presentations
* Social-emotional counselling and support
* Member of the behaviour support team
* Assist teachers with differentiation and classroom resources


* For this post - you should have Counsellor related Bachelor of Education
* You will be a qualified/certified teacher with at least 2 years post qualifying experience required to teach in China.
* As a first choice you will be Alberta certified however applicants with comparable qualifications from other areas of Canada or US, Australia, New Zealand, UK and South Africa are welcome to apply
* You should have a student centred inquiry based approach to your teaching.
* An ability to work well within a variety of cultures.
* You need to be adaptable and flexible and have a positive approach to life.


* Monthly salary range of $3000 to $4000 USD dependent upon experience
* Housing allowance provided
* Tuition for children provided (up to 2)
* Flights and Medical cover for self and one further dependent



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