Student Counsellor

Safa and Marwa Islamic School - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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Student Counselor Job Description

We are seeking a qualified Student Counselor with outstanding assessment and
listening skills. The successful candidate is expected to display empathy, sound decision-
making with great organizational and motivational skills. In order to ensure success,
Student Counselor must be accessible and authentic with excellent communication
skills and a profound interest in helping students to exhibit their best behavior and attain
academic goals. Top candidates will display natural leadership qualities with remarkable
problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.

Student Counselor Responsibilities:
 Listen to students’ concerns about academic, emotional or social problems and
help students process their problems and plan goals and actions.
 Conduct individual and group counseling sessions to advise and assist students.
 Observe students in classroom settings and during recreational activities to
determine individual skills and identify potential emotional issues.
 Evaluate students’ attributes (KSAOs) and assist them in realizing their
objectives.
 Develop and implement counseling strategies with contemporary methods of
counseling and mentoring.
 Identify behavioral problems and act appropriately to remedy the situation.
 Pay attention to societal and cultural difference in all student matters.
 Cooperate with parents, academic staff and external partners.
 Conduct bullying prevention and rehabilitation Student Counselor Projects and Tasks. Deliver school-wide bullying program to students.
 Deliver school-wide Character Education program.
 Deliver school-wide SAM Support program.

Student Counselor Requirements:
 Bachelors degree in Counselling or related (essential).
 Two years of work experience as a counselor.
 Analytical thinker with strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
 Motivational leader who displays sounds judgment and attention to detail.
 Confident interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
 Perceptive intuition and decision-making skills.
 Remarkable professionalism and solid work ethic.

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)