EXPERIENCED SCHOOL COUNSELOR NEEDED TO SERVE AT AN INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Haven of Peace Academy (HOPAC) is a faith-based educational institution owned and operated by Haven of Peace Trust. HOPAC was founded in 1994 for children of missionaries and has evolved into a Christian international school with a diverse student population that includes children of missionaries and full-time Christian service workers, children of expats working in the
non-profit and for-profit sectors, and children of Tanzanians working in the non-profit, for-profit, and public sectors. The school is located in Kunduchi at the junction of Salasala Road and Bagamoyo Road in Kinondoni Municipal in Dar es Salaam and is currently inviting applications for vacancies of competent, experienced, and qualified teachers and school personnel.
The following positions are open starting:
- School Counselor(January 2023)
The School Counselor role is a crucial one in terms of assessing students, families providing emotional and learning support, and advising school leadership on bigger picture issues relating to student emotional health and safety. The Counselor is responsible for actively engaging students, staff and the wider school community in promoting a positive learning environment within the school by providing mental health services that are in line with the school’s Christian worldview. He/She is responsible for the delivery of comprehensive mental health services. He/She will also assist with Life Skills classes and be part of the child safety team. This position is not limited to just the hours of the school day. He/She reports to the Director.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, a team player, adaptable, and willing to learn with experience working in multicultural, international settings, and fluent in English.
HOPAC follows the Cambridge curriculum and is an ACSI/MSA accredited school.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE FOR SCHOOL COUNSELOR
- Committed Evangelical Christian
- Master’s degree in sociology or counseling is an advantage
- Bachelor’s degree in sociology or counseling
- Counseling license, qualification, or certification
- Fluent in English, the medium of instruction
- Minimum of three years of sociology or counseling experience, preferably in a multicultural setting
If you are confident that you match the above criteria, please send your Application letter and CV only by email to firstname.lastname@example.org to arrive on/or before 15th February’ 2023, or physically addressed to Personnel Department, Haven of Peace Academy, P. 0. Box 70027, Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA.