Guidance Counselor/Teacher

Highlands International School

School Info:

Name:Highlands International School

Region:Latin America

Position Title: Guidance Counselor

School Background

Highlands International School (HIS) was founded on February 2, 2003. Since May 19, 2003, HIS has been a member of the Network of International Christian Schools (NICS), with many schools around the world. HIS is an international Christian school that provides an environment of academic excellence and respect for people of all cultures and religions. Highlands International School is a community of students, parents, and Christian educators, working together as a NICS network school, to instill in each student a passion for truth, a commitment to excellence, and an appreciation for diversity. HIS Core Values: Servant Leadership, Christ-like Compassion, Biblical Stewardship.

Job Summary

The Guidance Counselor oversees preventative/educational presentations in the classrooms, managing/counseling secondary students on academic probation, and personal Biblical counseling as requested by families, administration, and/or students. He/she will also facilitate postsecondary planning for the high school students together with their parents.

General Responsibilities

Assist in student referrals to special services in the community as needed.

Subjects Taught

This position will also include teaching an Advanced Placement course.

Extra-Curricular Responsibility

Discipleship

Qualifications

Current state or provincially issued teacher certification

Flexibility of schedule

Classes and/or training in counseling teens biblically.

Specific Skills

Ability to ensure that the work environment in the counseling department is Christian based, nurturing, wholesome, and loving.

Additional Consideration

This position may be combined with the Chaplain position if an individual is found with qualifications and experience suitable for both roles.

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