GDQ International Christian School, Albania
Location: Albania
Finance: Personal Support
Duration: Open‑ended / Permanent
Activity: Children & Youth, Education & Training
Posted: 13 Jan 2021
Closes: Open-ended
Related files: Philosophy of Education

K-12 Guidance Counselor

GDQ International Christian School, Albania

Collaborating with GDQ leadership and staff, the K12 guidance counselor will help develop and support a comprehensive K12 counseling program that will provide direct and indirect student services focused on enhancing student achievement in academic, career, social/emotional and spiritual development.

Responsibilities and tasks may be taken on directly or delegated to other staff members. 

  • Instruct students individually or in small groups at an age-appropriate level and from a biblical worldview on issues such as substance abuse, bullying, anger management, careers, depression, relationships, self-image, stress and suicide. SEL (social-emotional learning) classes are scheduled into the timetable for students K8. 

  • Assess student abilities, interests, and achievements to help students set goals and make academic and career decisions.

  • Listen to students’ concerns about academic, emotional or social problems. Help students process these concerns and plan goals and action points.

  • Serve as an advocate for students at individual education planning meetings.

  • Provide support to students during times of transition, stress, or trauma that impede student success.

  • Share strategies that support student achievement with parents and teachers.

  • Recognize and respond to student mental health needs and assist students and families seeking resources. Make referrals when therapy or long-term counseling is advised.

  • Assist high school students with university selection, entrance exams,  applications, and scholarships.

  • Assist sector heads and teaching staff with year-end testing procedures and interpretation of testing results.

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GDQ International Christian School, Albania

"Educating the next generation to have maximum influence for the glory of God." GDQ International Christian School provides an international K-12 Christian education for the missionary and international business communities in Tirana, Albania.
K.P. 119 c/o AEP (Box 89)
GDQ International Christian School
Tel: +355 (0)4 2448113