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Friday, April 19, 2013

Job Vacancy: Guidance Counsellor (Secondary) within the Ministry of Education

The Human Resources Management Unit, on behalf of the Government of Montserrat, is seeking qualified persons to fill the position of Guidance Counsellor (Secondary) within the Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs & Sports.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Guidance Counsellor (Secondary) within the Ministry of Education.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To provide appropriate Personal, Moral and Social Education (PMSE) to groups of students and individual counseling
  • To provide leadership, in consultation with the management of the school, and under the supervision of the Education Psychologist for the school’s guidance programme, in accordance with goals and objectives developed cooperatively
  • To work with the Education Psychologist to facilitate continuous professional development activities related to students health, safety and development at the school level
  • To work with the Education Psychologist to evaluate the Guidance and Counselling programme at the Secondary School
  • To work with the school management and the psychologist to foster a nurturing environment at the school
  • To provide individual and group activities in Career Education, subject selection counselling and the coordination of appropriate resources and services
  • To assist in developing profiles of students (aptitudes, achievement, interests) Individual Education Plan (IEPs) and providing feedback on the curriculum needs of students where appropriate
  • To assist teachers to incorporate objectives from the affective domain in the regular curriculum

Candidates must have a Bachelors Degree in Counselling or related field, Post Graduate studies in a related area will be considered an asset, at least five years of successfully delivering counseling services to young people, knowledge of delivering counseling services and/or pastoral care in Secondary Schools, professional Teacher Training Certification would be an asset.

For detailed information including the remuneration package visit our website at www.jobs.gov.ms To apply send your completed application form or curriculum vitae with a covering letter, the names of at least two referees, certified copies of qualifications and a current police record to
the Human Resource Management Unit at hrmu@gov.ms by Friday 17 May, 2013.

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