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Primary School Counsellor

The Alice Smith School (Primary)Malaysia

One of the most prestigious and successful British curriculum schools in South East Asia is seeking to recruit a full-time school counsellor for August 2021.

Primary School Counsellor

The Kuala Lumpur Alice Smith School (KLASS) is fully accredited as a British School Overseas by the Department for Education in London, receiving an ‘Outstanding’ grade in its last inspection. Our school has an established reputation for excellence, and as a not-for-profit educational foundation, all resources are focused on the development and well-being of students. Located on two sites in Kuala Lumpur with excellent facilities, it has a total student population of approximately 1,600 and caters for the full age range from 3 to 18 years.

We are seeking to recruit a full-time Primary School Counsellor. The School Counselling model at Alice Smith is primarily a therapeutic one-to-one service catering to the social-emotional needs of our students and families, working as an integral part of the Pastoral System within the School. Applicants are expected to be responsive and adaptable with excellent interpersonal skills. Current knowledge and up to date training in the counselling field are essential. Please note that we will only accept applications from candidates who hold a relevant Master’s Degree. In addition, it would be expected that candidates would be accredited or working towards accreditation with the BACP.

For the position, please see the job description and person specification  for further details. Please click to open the documents below which will provide further information.

Please address all of these aspects in your supporting statement which should be considered a letter of application. In addition, please ensure that your online application and supporting statement clearly show how you meet the job description and person specification for this role at Alice Smith.  Please upload a photo in PDF form in the supporting evidence section at the end of the application form. To be considered for this role, please fully complete all sections of the application form.

The KLASS benefits package includes a highly competitive salary, a generous contribution towards housing, excellent medical insurance, contract renewal incentives, relocation flights and allowances and free school places for dependent children.

To apply, please click on the “Quick Apply” button below.

In case of query contact Ms Aileen Oon: tsrecruitment@alice-smith.edu.my

Closing date for applications: Friday 4th June 2021

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete an initial interview on Sonru. Sonru is an automated video interviewing process that we use due to our location and challenges with time difference. It also enables you to complete this initial interview with us at your convenience. Following this, candidates will be invited to a final virtual Zoom interview between 15th to 18th June 2021.

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