Open Position

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

Open Position:

Guidance Counselor

(Ref. no.: S_GC_59)

Duties and Responsibilities

The Guidance Counselor will work under the direct supervision of the department head and be responsible for planning and delivering a comprehensive developmental guidance and counselling program. The following duties and responsibilities are typical but not exhaustive: Program Administration and Coordination
  • Collaborating with administrators and teachers in planning, implementing, promoting and evaluating the program; coordinating services such as standardized testing schedules as needed
  • Employ appropriate assessment and screening tools
 Guidance and Counselling
  • Develop high school wide guidance curriculum
  • Planning and delivering individual and group guidance / counselling
  • Provide reasonable emergency support outside of school hours
  • Connect with colleges and universities globally to support student admission
 Consultation
  • Consulting with staff and parents in planning appropriate services for students; providing professional advice to students and parents and professional development where needed
 Referral
  • Assisting students and their families in receiving appropriate assistance from other programs and services within and outside of the school

Qualifications and Experience

Education and Training
  • Bachelor of Social Work or equivalent
  • Master degree in guidance and/ or counselling strongly preferred
  • Bible school training strongly preferred
 Experience
  • At least three (3) years of experience in guidance/ counselling at a K-12 school required
 Knowledge
  • Working knowledge of tertiary education requirements preferred
  • Working knowledge of IB, MYP, etc.
  • Alberta high school diploma, Advanced Placement preferred
 Competencies
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, and staff members required
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both English and Chinese preferred
 English Language Competency
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English required
 Professional Development
  • Remain current in research and development of guidance and counselling

Effective Date of Employment

The starting date for this appointment is mid-August 2021. Initial contracts are normally 2 years in duration.

Application Details

Refer to the detailed Employment Process (Non-Teaching Positions) on this website.

Please quote the reference number of the post in your application.

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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