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BILINGUAL SCHOOL COUNSELOR NEEDED AT THE AMERICAN SCHOOL IN SUNNY CHIAPAS, MEXICO
Posted By: American School Foundation of Chiapas A.C. <[email protected]>
Date: Saturday, 13 October 2018, at 4:25 p.m.
The American School Foundation of Chiapas, A.C. is looking for passionate and professional full-time K-12 School Counselor. We are interested in people who have a genuine interest education, who value their work as a profession, not a pastime, and who have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Psychology or Counseling related degrees, ideally with at least two years counseling experience in schools. International school experience or IB experience is preferred!
School Counselor K-12: **Position available Immediately
We are keen to hire creative, enthusiastic, responsible, flexible, well-organized, principled, reflective, caring, mindful and technologically proficient team players. IB experience is preferred. English and Spanish is necessary to serve as a liaison between the school and the local community for social service activities, and other connection opportunities with organizations that can promote practicing our community values within ASFC. Our school counselor supports the academic, personal/social, career, and global perspective development of all students and learning community. They also work collaboratively with the academic department to build and maintain a comprehensive, developmental school counseling program based differentiated instruction, inclusion policies, restorative justice, mindfulness and living the IB learner profile attributes and attitudes.
GENERAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
• Serve as advocate and/or intermediary for students.
• Promote and embody the IB learner profile attributes and attitudes within our ASFC community
• Confer with parents, faculty, and administrators with regard to students with academic or personal difficulties as necessary.
•Progress reports and facilitate appropriate interventions.
• Coordinate career guidance for students and college admissions process.
• Provide support for the Homeroom program, as appropriate for differentiation practices.
• Organize and provide orientation for new students, both the incoming ninth grade and new students during the school year.
• Refer ASFC students and families to external community resources, including testing and International study abroad programs.
• Advise students and parents on admissions procedures
• Provide in-service and workshops, as needed, for faculty, students, and parents.
• Consult with the Director of Admissions on the admissions process for new students
We offer a two year contract; starting AUGUST 2018 (it can be extended after two years)
-8 hour workday
-Private and National Health insurance
-Housing at American School Residencies and/or apartment
-5 (five) weeks or more paid vacation each year
-Salary: $12,000.00 pesos net**
-Round-trip airfare reimbursement per year!
-VISA processing fees and costs
-Statutory holidays (Mexican holiday calendar)
-International Baccalaureate Courses
-We are part of the Mexican National Association of IB Schools IBAMEX.
**Starting salary, Masters Degree and/ or experience is considered.
About the American School Foundation of Chiapas:
We offer a rich educational program, structured upon well-established curriculum guidelines from the Mexican Ministry of Education and the IB Primary Years Program. As an IB World School, we ensure a safe and thoughtful environment in which students are encouraged to grow as independent, respectful, responsible, and active citizens. We value constructivism and Multiple Intelligences as important components of the teaching/learning process. At the American School, we promote a cooperative and friendly work environment. We believe strongly in the importance of reflection, inquiry, and professional development.
We believe we teach our students to Live, Love and Learn! All learning at ASFC must exemplify our 5 Pillars: International Mindedness, Caring & Collaborative, Principled Communicators, Environmentally Cultured, Creative & Critical Thinkers; all within the framework of community values.
The American School is situated in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the capital city of the beautiful state of Chiapas. Tuxtla is a fast growing, bustling city, alive with the vivid colors and energy of Mexico. Not far from the city are mountains, canyons, beaches, pyramids, and the ocean, just waiting to be explored. Tuxtla Gutiérrez offers delightful sunny weather all year round, delicious culinary flavors, and a culture rich in history and tradition. Here you can combine the security of access to familiar amenities with the excitement of living abroad in a Spanish-speaking community.
Start working in a friendly professional atmosphere with housing accomodations that include: 2 bedroom apartments with kitchen, living room and dinning room, and full bathroom; air conditioning, swimming pool, recreation area, laundry room, small gym, security, free Wi-Fi, in school grounds and private neighborhood.
How to apply: Interested applicants should send a cover letter and a current CV (including photo) via email to: [email protected]
Once all documents have been received, we will contact you by phone or email to arrange an interview.
Please note: to apply for a visa, applicants will need to present a recently apostilled degree.
For more information, please visit our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ASFCH/
Our website (updating soon) www.americanschool.edu.mx
School grounds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOmxa0NojJM
School videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsz9AqYTaLM
Chiapas Experience tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chLDuTLFauM
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