CLOSING DATE: 26 AUGUST 2022
STARTING DATE: ASAP
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:
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and please add REF: www.ibschooljobs.com - 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.