Boarding School Counsellor (f/m/d)

Employment Announcement
Starting date: 01.08.2021
Full-time: 40 hours per week
Limited initially until 31.07.2023
Position No: 20210319

BBIS Berlin Brandenburg International School is an independently run, state-approved, inclusive, English-medium day and boarding school serving the internationally-minded community of Germany’s capital region and beyond. As one of the world’s leading International Baccalaureate (IB) schools, BBIS proudly offers three IB programmes in the Primary, Middle and Diploma years of schooling. In the current school year 2020/21 our school teaches about 700 students who represent more than 60 nationalities.

BBIS has an opening for a Boarding School Counsellor (f/m/d).

Job Description
  • Offers comprehensive counselling services for our boarding school students
  • Responsible for attending to the social and emotional welfare needs of more than 60+ students
  • Supports students with college applications and careers guidance
  • Delivers the ISCA Guidance Curriculum in the boarding school
  • Provides individual and group Brief counselling services to meet the developmental, preventative and remedial needs of boarding students
  • Works closely and in conjunction with teachers, boarding school staff and Student Support Services
  • Promotes a nurturing and inclusive environment for students in a residential setting
  • Implements and maintains evaluation and record-keeping systems

Your Profile
  • Masters level degree in school counselling or social work or a related professional field, with a specialization in mental health or child and adolescent development
  • Minimum two years of experience working with adolescents in an educational or residential setting
  • Experience in multicultural environments
  • English language abilities and working knowledge of German preferable
  • Extraordinary cross-cultural interpersonal skills and ability to work in teams

Perks - More than just a job
  • Have an impact. With professional competence and enthusiasm, we are improving day by day the educational level, and you too can have an impact on this ride
  • Use our professional training to prepare you optimally for your tasks
  • Push boundaries. Everyone is equally important and works together on uncharted challenges alongside inspiring colleagues from all over the world
  • Fun at work and beyond. Join our team events – there's always something to celebrate! Or use our fitness offers to get balanced
  • Feel at home. Enjoy our green campus, our relocation service and the international open-minded community

Please review our website or our YouTube channel and then apply with a letter, CV, and full contact details of three referees including current headteacher, using the following application form.