To complete our team, we are looking for a:
Child/Adolescent Counselor/ Psychologist
Full-time – 40 Hour(s)
- To work in collaboration with the teaching staff, parents, and families, in providing support and advice to students.
- To work closely with all Campus staff to provide support and advice for inclusion
- To interpret and summarize diagnostic assessments and recommend learning strategies to other members of the students’ pastoral team and when necessary refer to appropriate specialists
- To ensure students have the appropriate accommodations to address their social, emotional, and academic needs
- To liaise and work with outside specialists in the follow-up of specific situations
- To provide caring and professional consultation in individual sessions helping students to make reflective decisions that affect their personal and academic development
- To perform risk assessments and crisis management
- To apply an ongoing specialized (ie., scientist- practitioner) approach to student needs and prevention
- To lead mental health prevention programs
- Master in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology with a license to practice in Vaud or Geneva
- Experience conducting and interpreting comprehensive psycho-educational assessments
- At least three years’ experience working with children in a multicultural and preferably educational environment
- Knowledge of local agencies /resources surrounding children’s issues in general and mental health in particular would be an asset
- English or French Mother tongue with an excellent working knowledge of the other language
- Empathetic and rigorous
- Sensitive to diversity and multiculturalism
- Able to work well in teams
Candidates are requested to apply online attaching their CV , three references (one of which must be from their current or most recent employer, who can be contacted should the candidate be selected for an interview), and a covering letter. The application must be addressed to Soraya Sayed Hassen, International School of Geneva, La Châtaigneraie Campus by 21st January 2022 mentioning the reference number 230 226.
The International School of Geneva values and encourages diversity among its staff. As such, we welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. The School is seriously committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
All successful candidates will be subject to rigorous conduct and child protection checks appropriate to their position, including prior checks with their previous employers and the authorities.