University / Careers Counsellor

Mulgrave School
December 1, 2017

Mulgrave School
2330 Cypress Bowl Lane
West Vancouver, BC V7S 3H9
 
University / Careers Counsellor
Temporary, Full-Time (Maternity Leave)

 
Mulgrave is an independent, non-denominational, co-educational school, which is committed to providing an excellent academic programme from Pre-K through Grade 12. We are now inviting applications for a temporary full time position as University / Careers Counsellor starting February 1st to June 29th, 2018. 
 
The main role of the Counsellor is to work alongside our two existing counsellors to provide careers education and university guidance to students in grades 8-10, with a particular emphasis on Grade 9 careers and university guidance, to enable them to make career-related decisions and to help them acquire the necessary skills to manage both their career goals and university or college applications successfully. The role will involve working with the Director of University Counselling, teachers, mentors, advisors and key staff to expand and improve the delivery of careers education, information and guidance throughout Upper School.
 
Find out why teachers and staff love working at Mulgrave by clicking visiting lovewhereyouwork.mulgrave.com 
 
Qualifications:

  • Experience of advising students on higher education choices as a careers adviser and/ or college counselor
  • Appropriate professional qualifications or equivalent
  • Fluent communication skills in English, both spoken and written
  • Well-developed counselling skills with students
  • An ability to motivate, persuade and inspire teachers, parents and students
  • Presentation and group facilitation skills
  • A well-developed understanding of information technology systems that support higher education guidance
  • A determination to develop professionally and keep up to date with developments in higher education guidance

 
Given the location of the school, applicants must provide their own transportation.
Visit our website at www.mulgrave.com for a detailed job description and for more information about Mulgrave.
 
Resumes should be emailed by December 15, 2017 to employment@mulgrave.com.  Please include “University / Careers Counsellor” in the subject line.
 
We thank all interested parties. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.