Xi’an Liangjiatan International School

Primary School Counselor

¥25K-28K/Month Xi'an, Shaanxi, China 1 position available Starting date in 2021-08-01

About The School

XLIS provides a non-profit education focused on enabling confident, open-minded global citizens. Learn more about this school

Job Description

Position Description
The school counselor is responsible for providing a comprehensive school counseling program that aligns with the mission and vision of XLIS to support students in their personal and social development and academic achievement. The school counselor works with the stakeholders of the implementation of education program by providing assistance to students from a mental health perspective to achieve their success at school.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Develop, implement, and manage the whole school student counseling program in collaboration with the primary principals;
  • Plan, organize and implement whole school counseling activities, evenly distributed between the two school divisions;
  • Counsel students in their personal and social development such as the development of social skills, organization and time management, emotional management as well as difficulty and conflict coping strategies;
  • Conduct classroom guidance activities and support lead teachers and homeroom teachers with pastoral practices and innovations;
  • Help students get through difficult situations and life crisis such as family change and transition to next level;
  • Collaborate with PYP homeroom teachers and principals on the assessment and adjustment of the whole school counseling program to better meet the students’ needs;
  • Prepare reports, data and required information and maintain the files and records of the students;
  • Communicate and share goals and information of the whole school counseling program to the stakeholders including the students, families and other parties;
  • Participate in counselor-related school activities and professional development activities;
  • Perform related work as required.
  • Lead parent and teacher workshops
  • Lead sexual health education classes for all, along with designated staff Skills


  • Rich experience and extensive education in school counseling and working with students for their personal development to cope with life challenges;
  • Passionate about the student counseling and able to have empathy for students’ experience and problems;
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate data and information, identify the students’ needs, and develop and implement effective measures and policies to support students; 
  • Communication clearly with diverse group of people in both oral and written forms;
  • Strong collaboration skills with the school staff, parents and other parties;
  • Innovative problem solving skills. Take the initiative to identify issues and find potential innovative solutions.


  • Start Salary: 25,000 - 28,000 RMB/month based on qualification and experience
  • School accommodation or 3,500 RMB House allowance
  • Flight reimbursed: 12,000 RMB for single teacher/24,000 RMB for family
  • Shipping Allowance 5,000 RMB
  • Pay review : Annual salary adjustment subject to overall school profit and individual evaluation performance
  • Paid Vacations in winter, summer and other paid holidays based on national statutory holiday’s arrangement
  • Annual leave 9 days
  • Free Lunch in campus  
  • Full worldwide health insurance
  • On-board training
  • Children’s Tuition provided
  • Legal, fully-financed ‘Z’ work visa provided: 5,000 RMB maximum
Post date: 2020-11-28
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