Akademeia High School is a new international, academically-selective school in Warsaw, offering A Levels and iGCSEs within a Liberal Arts College environment. Our school focuses on developing both students’ academic abilities and their artistic, athletic and leadership potential.
We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our team as the Assistant to the Headmaster and the Deputy Headmaster. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast-growing, international environment and to contribute to the school’s academic ethos.
About the job
You will be an experienced adolescent psychologist or psychotherapist, working alongside our pastoral team in further developing student well-being, resilience and emotional health.
• To provide psychological assessment to students
• To formulate an appropriate care plan and provide one-to-one counselling to students
• To liaise with teaching and other pastoral staff to ensure the students feel supported in school
• To communicate with parents, where appropriate, within the limits of confidentiality
• To provide workshops for students and parents on issues such as stress management, substance abuse, and mental health
• To provide support to teachers on how to deal with students' emotional and pastoral problems
• To promote and safeguard the welfare of young persons
Qualifications and competencies required:
• Accredited Counsellor/Therapist or Registered Counselling/Clinical Psychologist
• Fluent in English and Polish
• Previous experience of working in school environment as a school psychologist or counsellor
• Experience in individual therapy work
• Experience in leading workshops for teenagers and adults
We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all applicants to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Closing date: 24th June 2019
To find out more about the school please visit our website at: https://akademeia.edu.pl/en/