AES seeks a collaborative school counselor responsible for supporting the social and emotional development of students in Grades six to Grade eight. The Counselor will collaborate with the Middle School Leadership to carry out effective practices to ensure the social and emotional well-being of AES students, staff, and families, which will include but not be limited to SEL instruction, parent and staff education, the admissions process, Child Study Team meetings, and small group/individual counseling.
Attributes, Qualifications, and Experience (for MS Counselor) - Undergraduate Degree (BA/BS) is required; a Master’s degree will be an advantage, - A minimum of three years of counseling experience, - Current and relevant license/certification, - Appropriate understanding and implementation of Child Safeguarding practices - Relevant experience in direct classroom instruction relating to Child Safeguarding - Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build positive relationships with all stakeholders, - Experience in providing proactive counseling and interventions to support child wellbeing - Ability to participate in and establish collaborative structures, - Strong organizational skills that ensure time responses and appropriate documentation, - Confident in implementing a developmentally appropriate counseling program.
Application Process Candidates must apply through our online web portal: https://careers.aes.ac.in/vacancies/ and attach a cover letter, educational philosophy, resume and a list of at least three references with contact details in one PDF document, no later than December 15, 2023. Referees should include your current supervisor and may include one administrative colleague. Open letters of reference from supervisors or Board members are welcome and should be included in the single PDF, but they will not substitute for referee contact information.
The American Embassy School (AES) is a not-for-profit, independent international school located in the heart of New Delhi’s diplomatic community on a 12-acre campus. Since 1952, AES has served Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 students from the US and other nations (currently 74 nationalities) with an enrolment of over 1100 students. We provide an exceptional American education with an international perspective.
The school curricular programs are vertically aligned and articulated, standard-based, and rooted in current educational research. They are American and internationally based and include the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), American Education Reaches Out (AERO), International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme and other subject-specific standards.
We embrace the rich history and culture of our host country, India. Students and their needs as learners are the focus of our strong educational program. We provide a challenging yet supportive learning environment that is differentiated to meet the needs of all. The school’s motto, “Enter to Learn. Leave to Serve.” reflects the deep commitment to encouraging and supporting student-driven voluntary service. We seek teac...hers who are creative and who hold high standards for themselves and their students. Our faculty put in exceptional effort to make us an outstanding school - while still finding ways to lead balanced, healthy lives. In terms of instruction, we believe in promoting differentiation, creativity/risk-taking, and problem-solving. Our ideal teacher/counselor would be known for his or her excellent combination of high standards, hard work and caring spirit. We are looking for people who help build a sense of community via their experience and personalities. In addition, strong technology skills are expected and frequently utilized.
AES is accepting applications for the SY24-25. Apply online : careers.aes.ac.in