US Guidance Counsellor

Founded in 1924, and enjoying close ties with the UN, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint, is the world's number one international school. With eight schools on three campuses across the Geneva area, we educate around 4500 students aged from 3-18. We have around 1500 employees representing more than 110 nationalities. Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the International Baccalaureate, currently a reference in more than 3500 international schools in the world. Our mission is to shape students' lives and prepare them to be world citizens engaged with the political, ethical and environmental challenge of their times.
LocationLa Grande Boissière (Secondary/secondaire)
Application closing date17/12/2019
Starting Date01.09.2020
ContractFull-time - 40 hours

To complete our team at La Grande Boissière Campus we are looking for a : 

US Guidance Counsellor
Full-time - 40 hours


  • North American guidance counselling for students in upper Secondary
  • Coordination and teaching of an ACT/SAT preparation course
  • Close work with teachers on reference writing and student university admissions support
  • Presentations to multiple stakeholders on North American college admissions requirements
  • Active networking with North American universities, building solid relationships
  • The position will involve some teaching of either English or Mathematics

Candidate requirements:

  • Experience and proven track record in North American guidance counselling
  • Higher degree, preferably in guidance or related fields
  • A teaching or education degree
  • Growth mindset
  • Entrepreneurial, creative thinking
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • La Grande Boissière is committed to diversity as a recruitment principle
  • Knowledge of French would be an advantage

Candidates are required to apply on the link below by sending their CV, three references, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer, that may be followed at the point of interview and a covering letter addressed to Conrad Hughes, Campus and Secondary Principal, International School of Geneva, Campus La Grande Boissière before 17th December 2019 mentioning the reference number 340 019

Only online applications will be considered

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The International School of Geneva welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.