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University Guidance Counsellor

Shawnigan Lake SchoolCanada

OUR SCHOOL 

Shawnigan Lake School is a leading independent co-educational boarding school for ages 13-18 (grades 8-12) on Canada’s beautiful west coast. Our world-class facilities situated on a stunning 270-acre campus include eleven boarding houses, an observatory, salmon hatchery, rowing crew house on the lake, state of the art Learning Commons and Library, recording studio, and robotics lab. Our diverse, inter-disciplinary and innovative programming helps shape the next generation of global leaders.

For more information, explore our Shawnigan at a Glance.  


Shawnigan provides academic ambition to develop a culture of collaboration, independence and resilience in our students through educators and peers who inspire our students to embrace a love of learning by challenging them to solve problems critically and creatively. 


Staff endorse our School’s values (Curiosity, Compassion, Community and Courage) and are deeply committed to our mission: Spark Minds, Kindle Hearts, Forge Futures. 


Shawnigan is always looking for outstanding, worldly and world-class, diverse, and ambitious educators inspire our students and to model our three pillars of Academic Excellence, Co- Curricular Distinction and Student Life Unparalleled. As a teacher at Shawnigan, you will contribute to all facets of life on an international boarding school campus with 85% of our students as full-time boarders, representing thirty different countries from around the world. 


We offer a competitive compensation package and a nurturing, family-friendly workplace. On-campus housing may be available.


JOB DESCRIPTION

UNIVERSITY GUIDANCE COUNSELLOR

The role of the University Guidance Counsellor is to help prepare, guide and support Shawnigan Lake School students for their future academic and personal plans after graduation. To this end, this position will work with all aspects of the School to ensure that our students have the information, resources and opportunities to create a post-secondary plan that it is suited to each student’s needs, wants and future goals.


Please visit our careers page  for current details on this, and other teaching roles.

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