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Founded in 2009, International School of Hellerup is a not-for profit IB Continuum World School in Copenhagen offering IB Programmes from Pre-K - Grade 12.

Our mission is to provide the highest quality education in a student-centered environment by empowering individuals to fulfil their human potential to become purposeful life-long learners and responsible global citizens.

We are looking to employ a caring, skilled and effective school counsellor to join our

school in the PYP (Pre-K -5th grade).


  • Master's degree in school counselling or related field

  • At least 2 years working with Primary school children, including Early Years

  • Experience collaboration with International School Counselling Association

  • (ISCA)/Standard, and/or Danish municipality and health services

  • We are looking for a candidate who will provide the following:

  • Counselling Services:

  • Provide social-emotional support to PYP students on an individual, group or

  • class basis, with a structured and targeted approach, based on identified needs

  • Utilises assessment results to create and implement individualised plans of care

  • which outline goals, present levels of performance, frequency and duration of

  • service delivery as well as venue and format of service delivery i.e., Resource

  • Room (small group/1:1 sessions) in class support, or support in social settings

  • outside of the classroom.

  • Attends academic or behaviour intervention plan meetings and speaks to the

  • progress of therapeutic services offered as well as continuation/termination of

  • service and/or referral to external partners.

  • Participates in other assignments regarding the development of the department

  • when required.

  • Make referrals for students and parents to outside agencies and specialists

  • Participate as part of the Student Welfare Team, to ensure the school’s Child

  • Protection Policy is delivered.

  • Planning and documentation:

  • Contributes to the development of academic intervention plans (AIPs) and/or

  • behaviour intervention plans (BIPs) for students receiving therapeutic services.

  • Maintains electronic record of service delivery which includes the administration

  • of periodic evaluations/assessments.


  • Communicates student progress to parents regularly, to learning support

  • teachers during the academic and behaviour intervention plan review periods,

  • and class teachers as needed. Shares all progress communications with the

  • SENCO.

  • Advises SENCO of the need to refer students to external partners prior to making

  • referrals and informing parents.

  • Collaborates with school staff and parents to educate them on pertinent programs,

  • strategies, inclusion arrangements based on current evidence-based practices in

  • accordance with the school’s policies (particularly the school’s Inclusion Policy)

  • and the enhanced Primary Year Program (PYP) teaching and learning practices.

The position commences August 2022 and applications are welcome forthwith.

To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter to the attention of our Head of Student

Support Services, Jonathan D’Amico, and Primary School Principal, Stef Fleet. the email and please add REF: - Application for Position as School Counsellor Grade K-5 in the subject of your email.

We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible and no later than August 5th 2022. Please note that we will continually evaluate applications and interview candidates.

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