Closing date: 30 Jun 2023
Junior School Social-Emotional Counsellor
We are currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Junior School Social-Emotional Counsellor. As our counsellor, you will serve as an integral part of the student journey and provide social and emotional support to students as part of a comprehensive program within our Student Support Services department. You will work collaboratively with teachers, parents and staff and other stakeholders to enhance and foster the learning and wellbeing of all students through the provision of a proactive, quality guidance and counselling service. Your base will be within our Junior School (Years 3-6), but there will be opportunities to work with children across each of the age phases within our College. Working with various internal and external teams, you will be responsive to a vibrant and international community of educators and learners. This is an exciting opportunity for a professional with a strong commitment to ensuring that all of our students come first and to offer a world class support service.
DCB has forged an excellent global reputation for being a warm and welcoming community, and a rewarding place to work. DCB students possess a thirst for learning and are highly motivated every day. We wish to attract inspirational, talented teachers who love teaching and want to make a difference with our students. Dulwich College Beijing is an exciting place to teach and learn. Winner of several international awards in the last few years, including the International School Award for Creativity in Learning in 2019, the College is dynamic, collaborative and has the highest goals and expectations for its staff and students. The environment is one of trust and respect, with ideas bubbling from all quarters.
DCB is located in Shunyi, around forty-five minutes from the heart of Beijing. The capital is a truly exhilarating place, with its cultural sites, ancient heritage and all the amenities associated with a large and vibrant city. From fascinating Hutongs to the many green spaces around the city, there is something for everyone.
Our Teaching Profile
Dulwich College International is One Family of Schools focused on every student achieving his or her very best in school and life beyond, which is why all our students Graduate Worldwise, ensuring they are confidently prepare for the uncertainties of the future. To guarantee this experience for all our students, we look to recruit the very best practitioners in international education so that, with us, they continue to develop as Worldwise Teachers. Our teaching and learning is grounded in the Dulwich Learning Principles
Our Vision of Teachers
Our Worldwise Teachers:
Display self-control and flexibility and nurture these skills in learners
Promote a love of learning and student wellbeing
Show professional initiative and perseverance
Get on with others and have highly developed communication skills
Are committed to internationalism and equity
Are committed to sustainability and global citizenship
Promote academic rigour and holistic learning
A Worldwise Teacher values:
Evidence-based pedagogy and personalised student learning
A compassionate approach to complex problem-solving
High levels of student motivation and engagement
Professional collaboration and collective efficacy
A Worldwise Teacher's practice:
Lifelong learning and reflective practice
Reveals the complex and inter-disciplinary nature of learning content
Nurtures supportive and dynamic learning environments
Maximises every student’s opportunity to learn
Activates hard thinking processes and skills
Post-holder Qualifications, Experience
At least two years post qualification experience
Bachelor or above degree is required
PGCE or QTS, Teaching License from non-UK countries are required
How to Apply
DCBJ is a well-resourced school with highly motivated and academically successful students.
Successful applicants will be enthusiastic about the ethos and values of Dulwich International.
An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to the chosen candidate.
To apply for this position you will need to include: an application letter your CV details of three referees from your current and previous employer
Applications should be submitted through our on-line application system at: https://www.dulwich.org/careers.
For further information please see our website at https://beijing.dulwich.org
Interviews will take place as soon as applications are received, therefore early application is encouraged.
Dulwich College International is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices, which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.
All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, successful references, as well as due visa and work permit process as required by Chinese law.