Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic professionals for the position of Primary School Counselor for the 2019-20 school year with the Atlanta International School. This is a Full-Time position with the successful candidate counseling primary school aged students.
It is expected that the candidates for this position will meet the following requirements:
Masters in Counseling or similar field
Four years relevant experience in a primary school counseling position
Excellent interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills; have the ability and the desire to work collaboratively with students, staff and parents from multiple cultures and nationalities
Excellent ability to develop, organize, and implement grade level guidance curriculum as well as PSHE program within the PYP framework
In collaboration with members of Primary Support Team, establishing and evaluating realistic goals for the counseling program and students being served
IT skills (proficient with Microsoft Outlook and Word as well as Apple), excellent verbal and written skills
Ability to multi-task and self-manage multiple schedules, showing flexibility in a variety of settings, is essential
An international perspective and/or international teaching experience; an understanding of student/family cultural transitions and open-mindedness toward the school community as a whole essential
Ability to mentor/ coach teachers while nurturing a culture for productive communication
Preferred but not required: experience with the PYP
Please send resume and letter of interest via email to firstname.lastname@example.org; please type “PS Counselor” into your subject line.
About Atlanta International School
Atlanta International School, nestled in the historic campus designed by Philip Shutze in the heart of Buckhead, is an educational blend of Atlanta's old tradition and the pioneering international strength of present-day Atlanta.
As the innovator of a global curriculum for future leaders, AIS offers a program of academic excellence to American and international students, beginning with three-year-old kindergarten and culminating in grade 12 with the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma.International Baccalaureate (IB) followed from three-year-old Kindergarten through grade 12 from Primary Years Programme (PYP) through Middle Years Programme (MYP) to Diploma Programme (DP). Accredited by Council of International Schools (CIS), AdvancED and Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) as well as authorized by International Baccalaureate (IBO) to offer IB programs.