University Guidance Counsellor/IBDP core specialist - International Stream
Contract Term: Two years renewable from mid-August 2021
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a University Guidance Counsellor who can also coordinate the CAS programme and teach TOK (4 hours) as a subject at FIS. We are seeking an inspirational and energetic person to bring their expertise, knowledge and passion to our IBDP students in the international secondary school. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of academic success, innovation and development throughout their career.
This is an opportunity for the candidate to help the 80 + IBDP students in successfully identifying the most suitable university courses for their aspirations, alongside a team of six other colleagues, whilst supporting the students through coordinating their CAS programme and teaching the TOK course. We are seeking a teacher who will:
● Be well qualified with an internationally accepted degree and teaching qualification.
● Have a deep knowledge of the IBDP curriculum as well as a detailed, up to date, working knowledge and passion for the core elements of the IBDP: Theory of Knowledge (TOK), and CAS (Creativity, Activity and Service);
● Have experience, or a strong interest in, university guidance to students in an IBDP, or other pre-university school setting;
● Be an outstanding teacher who is passionate about learning and teaching and sets high expectations for every student;
● Be able to work collaboratively with a team of experienced university counsellors in a bi-lingual setting, our teachers and the IBDP Coordinator;
● Have an ability to work in English (fluent) and French (intermediate);
● Be internationally-minded and culturally sensitive;
● Be committed to fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
We will provide:
● A competitive compensation package including cash allowance and gratuity;
● International worldwide medical cover;
● Subsidised education for children at French International School;
● Opportunities for ongoing professional development;
● A professionally stimulating and supportive working environment;
● The chance to work in a culturally diverse context.
Please send a CV and a covering letter to email@example.com. Please send your application by 30 April 2021. Early applications are recommended as the School reserves the right to make an appointment before the deadline should a suitable candidate present him or herself. Address your application to Mr Ian Clayton, Head of the International Stream. Interviews will take place in Hong Kong or via Skype/Zoom.
All information provided by the applicants will be kept confidential and used for employment-related purposes only.