Head of University and Career Counseling

Job ID
Section / Function
British Secondary and High School
Regular Full-Time
European Secondary Campus (ESC) - Jian Ye Road


Head of University and Careers Counseling

We are looking to appoint a Head of University and Careers Counseling (UCC) for the academic year 2018-19. The successful candidate will lead a vibrant and important department to guide students and their families through a comprehensive university planning process. This involves meeting students, individually and in groups to discuss the university search and application process.  Knowledge of worldwide university admission processes and BridgeU are key expectations of the role. This is a growing and important department in our school and we are looking for someone with highly developed communication and presentation skills who can lead and manage a first class department to provide a high quality UCC programme for our High School students.


  • Counseling and guidance of students regarding subject options.
  • Counseling and guidance of students (and their parents), regarding their tertiary/career aspirations.
  • Establishing and developing networks with external agencies and University representatives.
  • Leading, developing and administering the university application process.
  • Liaising with curriculum and pastoral leaders to further develop university and careers education as part of the CORE programme.
  • To propose and develop (in consultation with the Head and IB Coordinator), improvements to the University and Careers programme.
  • Other general/administration


  • Leadership and self-management skills
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to engage and motivate students
  • Ability to work collaboratively, develop effective relationships and establish productive partnerships with relevant external agencies and organizations (i.e. University representatives)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills


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