One of seventeen in the movement, UWC Atlantic College, founded in 1962, is the original United World College. Perched above the Bristol Channel approximately 20 miles west of Cardiff, our 360 students study the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and take part in an outstanding co-curricular programme in support of the UWC mission. Enjoying a spectacular location at St. Donat’s Castle, the 16 – 19 year olds are drawn from over 90 nationalities, with 60% of our students being non-native English speakers
We need a University Guidance Counsellor to join our team and to support our students in the University application process, predominantly throughout the UK, Europe and North America.
Your previous experience of UWC, the IBDP curriculum and of working with students in a teaching and learning environment ensures that you will be able to offer them full support with their diverse applications.
It is essential that you have knowledge of UCAS and the US admissions process, an understanding of medical and Oxbridge applications procedures and familiarity of the Common App, UCAS sites and other on-line platforms.
In addition, your excellent communication and interpersonal skills will enable you to establish credibility and build and maintain relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
You will create and develop opportunities for students in the university entrance process, including establishing personal links with selected admissions officers at UK and overseas universities.
Your excellent time management, organisational and prioritisation skills mean that you are able to manage a wide range of competing demands and deliver to deadlines.
The employment package will be commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and will include the following:
>Salary £24,000 - £32,000 per annum depending on previous experience and qualifications
>Pension Scheme membership
>Generous leave entitlement
>Full Time position Accommodation on campus may be available for successful candidates for which a charge is made for rent and utilities etc
Further information about this position, including details of how to apply, is available on our website www.atlanticcollege.org/careers