The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy) has a deep commitment to Hong Kong, inspiring Pre-Primary to Grade 12 learners to act as empowered global stewards since our establishment in 2003. As an internationally accredited private independent school, our unique student-focused academic...

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy) has a deep commitment to Hong Kong, inspiring Pre-Primary to Grade 12 learners to act as empowered global stewards since our establishment in 2003. As an internationally accredited private independent school, our unique student-focused academic curriculum and experiential learning programs are deeply rooted in Chinese culture combined with a truly bi-lingual and intercultural learning environment. ISF’s exceptional IB DP performance has promoted graduates to the world’s most prestigious universities to continue their next stage of learning. The school currently has around 2000 students and 480 employees.

We are now seeking an energetic, qualified, and experienced candidate to fill the following position:

Guidance Counselor (Ref:LST/GC/20210423_cp)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Pokfulam
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Government / Social Services > Counselling / Social Work
Published On 07/06/2021
ref. LST/GC/20210423_cp

The appointee will report to the Director of Learning Support and will work within a multi-disciplinary Learning Support Team (LST). The appointee is expected to provide school-based counseling support for students on individual as well as group basis, work closely with parents and teachers, implement student well-being programs, collaborate with different teaching and pastoral teams whenever appropriate to ensure students’ diverse needs are met holistically.

The ideal candidate will satisfy the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology/Counseling/Social Work or other relevant discipline; Master’s degree preferred;
  • At least 5 years of relevant counseling experience in working with children and adolescents;
  • Experience in implementing social and emotional learning or wellbeing program at school;
  • Experience in bilingual school setting preferred;
  • Experience in leading student well-being programs/projects;
  • Proficiency in English and Mandarin (both written and verbal) with strong communication skills; and
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, case work and group work skills.



The ISF Foundation, Academy & Pre-School are committed to ensuring safety and well-being of our students. We hold high standards of recruitment practices with specific attention to child protection.  All applicants must be willing to undergo relevant background checks and screenings.  
 
Free Shuttle Bus travelling to and from The ISF Academy will be provided.
 

Application Deadline: 2 July 2021

Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience. We will offer an attractive benefits package including medical, life insurance, and opportunities for professional development and continuing education to the right candidate. Please submit your application by completing the Application Form, Reference Check Statement which could be downloaded from our website: www.isf.edu.hk together with full Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter. Please quote with our “Ref: no.” by clicking  .

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