Counselor - Elementary School

Yongsan International School of Seoul

School Info:

Name:Yongsan International School of Seoul

Region:Asia

School Background:
Yongsan International School of Seoul (YISS) is a private, K-12 school that offers an American curriculum to approximately 1000 students from more than 50 countries. YISS provides a well-rounded learning experience anchored in the values of truth, excellence, and diversity, and welcomes families and students of all religions and worldviews. A commitment to student success is fostered by a team of highly-qualified, passionate, Christian educators and staff who inspire a love of learning and compassion for others.

YISS is a NICS/Oasis school. Accredited by WASC and ACSIYISS’s instructional program is academically rigorous and includes an extensive offering of AP courses at the high school level. Its comprehensive extracurricular program includes a rich array of athletics, performing and fine arts, community service, and leadership opportunities that aim to develop the whole child. YISS alumni are confident, well-rounded, independent, and critical thinkers who continue their studies at many of the world’s most selective universities.

Conveniently located in the heart of the international community of Seoul, the YISS campus is a secure enclave where green space complements modern architecture. The school’s state-of-the-art facilities include the latest technology, two libraries, two gymnasiums, a cafeteria, a 500-seat auditorium, a full-size turf soccer field, and a beautiful indoor swimming pool. The beautiful purpose-built campus promotes a well-balanced, world-class education.

Job Summary:
The elementary school counselor is responsible for providing a well-designed counseling program that supports and guides students in their academic, personal and spiritual growth. In order to maintain knowledge of current best practices in counseling and guidance, the guidance counselor is expected to avail himself/herself of necessary professional development opportunities and/or continuing education. The professional development opportunities need approval by his/her immediate supervisor.

General Responsibilities:
Counseling for Elementary

Qualifications:
An ability to build and maintain positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues is an essential quality needed to be successful at YISS. Current state or provincial issued teacher certification, Minimum of an undergraduate degree, Masters Degree in Counseling Preferred

Benefits:
Housing with Basic Furniture, Worldwide Medical Coverage, Annual Airfare Stipend, Free Tuition for Child Dependents (K-12), Moving Allowance, Furniture Allowance, Sick Leave, Personal Leave, Day of Rest, Health Club Benefit (Partially Covered), Retirement Plan Available, Staff Lunch Fully Covered

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