Education Coordinator Information
To provide guidance and counselling services to students and their families. In performing the duties, the job holder will develop and implement school counselling programs that enhance students’ success
- Counsels students regarding academic, educational, and short-term social and emotional problems.
- Remain universally accessible and makes an effort to know every student for whom they are responsible.
- Provide individual student planning and responsive services to support students and their families regarding academic matters.
- Teach guidance classes and provides guidance counseling to students through planned activities in small group or classroom settings to convey educational, social, and important school information, and offers workshops/seminars for parents.
- Consult, facilitate, and maintain communication with parents, teachers, administrators, and pertinent agents on specific student and parent academic and educational matters including academic modifications and/or accommodations.
- Provide feedback and recommend appropriate action and solutions to individual student’s academic and educational needs and abilities.
- Assist students/parents in understanding school policies and procedures.
- Provide brief counseling to address social and emotional concerns and appropriately refers students to the right specialists.
- Support and attend appropriate student activities and events
Any other official responsibilities as may be assigned to you
- Master’s Degree in Counseling/Guidance, Education, or Social Work
- Minimum of 3-5 year of school counseling or teaching experience
- Understanding and familiarity with computer applications and word processing functions
- Desire and ability to work with students at the specified age level with diverse backgrounds and levels of ability toward accomplishing their educational goals.
- Ability to organize tasks and manage time to meet many and varied deadlines and communicate effectively with students, parents, school administrators and other staff, including the ability to discuss topics which may be sensitive
- An understanding of the developmental, emotional, social and educational issues of young people
- An awareness of range of needs of people from diverse ethnic, cultural and social lbackgrounds
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work independently
- Positive communication and listening skills
- Patience, tolerance and sensitivity
- A mature and non-judgemental outlook