Open Position

Open Position:

Academic and Careers Guidance Counselor

(Ref. No.: S_GC_164)

Christian Alliance International School (CAIS), a non-profit making company wholly owned by Kowloon Tong Church of the Chinese Christian and Missionary Alliance, invites applications for Academic and Careers Guidance Counselor.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To build and maintain strong relationships with students, parents, and higher education institution representatives.
  • To advise on Alberta High School Diploma, Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Diploma Program selection.
  • To advise on course selection.
  • To assist with administrative work.
  • To assist students in university and higher education’s program selection.
  • To advise on possible standardized tests, admission tests, English proficiency tests.
  • To advise on writing personal statements and application essays.
  • To write student recommendations.
  • To prepare students’ transcripts.
  • To prepare students’ interviews.
  • To review and update students’ applications.
  • To proctor exams.
  • To design and teach academic and careers lessons.
  • To provide individual and group career guidance counselling to students.
  • To conduct and interpret personality and aptitude tests for students.
  • To respond to parents’, prospective students’ and stakeholders’ enquiries.
  • To organize Universities and Career Fair.
  • To ensure the Academic and Career Guidance Centre operates cohesively and efficiently.
  • To be proactive in representing the school in networking events and activities, including overseas trips.
  • Ad-hoc tasks as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or above in School Guidance and Counselling.
  • Strong understanding of the following:
- education system, higher education institutions and programs and application process of the US, Canada, UK, Australia, Hong Kong,- different professional fields in the US, Canada, UK, Australia, Hong Kong,- Alberta High School Diploma, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate,- current trends in educational research pertaining to career guidance.
  • Strong connection with educational representatives.
  • High level of English proficiency in spoken and written English required.
  • A level of fluency in Mandarin would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Able to work according in different time zones.
  • Strong relational skills.
  • A genuine and empathetic heart to serve the students.
  • Christian is highly preferred.

Contract Period

Initial contract is normally 2 years in duration. Renewable 2-year contracts are offered subject to mutual agreement.

Application Details

Applications including a cover letter, current resume and Christian Faith Questionnaire should be submitted to Please quote the reference number of the post in your application. We thank applicants for their interest in the position. Review of applications is on on-going basis until the position is filled and the School reserves the right not to fill the posts advertised. Applicants not contacted within 12 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All personal data submitted will be used for recruitment purposes only and all related information will be kept for up to 24 months.

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