Saturday, May 18, 2013

The American School of Sao Paulo seeks a high school guidance/college counselor

Graded - The American School of Sao Paulo seeks a high school guidance/college counselor for August 2013

The School
Graded has been serving children of diplomatic, business, academic and professional families in São Paulo since 1920. Founded by the American Chamber of Commerce, the school is an independent, non-profit, co-educational day school, which prepares students for admission to competitive universities. The school offers the U.S., Brazilian and International Baccalaureate Diplomas.
The student body is comprised of 1224 students, representing 35 different nationalities. 380 of those students are in the high school (School Profile)
Graded has just embarked on an ambitious project to to enhance facilities, increase merit-based scholarships and increase professional development funding. The Graded Past Present and Future video provides a look at our vision for the future.
The Position
This new counselor will join two outstanding educators in providing a full range of support to Graded high school students. Specifically, this person will team up with our current college counselor to work directly with 11th and 12th graded students providing them with a full range of services, including college advising.
Responsibilities Include:
Provide individualized social/emotional and college counseling services to students in grades 11 and 12
Participate as a member of the High School Student Support Team
Promote Graded's program and students both within and outside the community
Develop learning experiences for students based on the American School Counselors Association (ASCA) standards
Review candidate files during the admissions process.
Serve as the SAT and ACT test center coordinator
Communicate proactively with students, teachers, parents and university representatives
Participate in the Graded community outside of the regular school day
Preferred Qualifications
Masters Degree in Education.
Certification in counseling or equivalent preferred
Experience as a high school counselor, including college counseling
Experience using appropriate technologies, including Naviance
The school website provides details of salaries and benefits.
Contact Blair Peterson, High School Principal, with your letter of interest and resume.

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