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    Re: Counseling Positions
    D. Thomas

    Plus positions that have already been filled this season at Western Academy
    of Beijing (3 positions), New Int'l School of Thailand and a few others I
    forget by now.

    On 2/12/12, Dave wrote:
    > There are about 44 posted vacancies on Search, at the "Top Tier" elite
    > school (subjective definition), I listed the following I would apply too :
    > International School of Brussels American School of Brasilia (Brazil)
    > Beijing City International School Canadian International School of Hong
    > Kong Hong Kong International School Copenhagen International School
    > (Denmark) Munich International School (Germany) John F. Kennedy
    > German-American Community School Korea International School International
    > School Manila (Philippines) American School of Madrid (Spain)
    > International School Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    > On 2/11/12, School Psyc wrote:
    >> What are some of the top tier schools that are looking?
    >> On 2/07/12, Dave wrote:
    >>> Schools creating larger student service departments. MANY schools
    >>> until now have had very small student services departments, usually
    >>> a single counselor. For some schools their current counselor(s) are
    >>> also moving up into DIP, high school as college advisors, creating a
    >>> vacuum in the earlier grades.
    >>> On 2/06/12, D. Thomas wrote:
    >>>> Possibly. But it did seem that a fair few of those positions were
    >>>> at the middle and elementary level.
    >>>> n 2/06/12, Dave wrote:
    >>>>> Increase in Student Services. I think the increase is from
    >>>>> more schools recognizing the importance of school services.
    >>>>> These are schools that before had a token counselor, and are
    >>>>> increasing the size of their counseling department. This
    >>>>> increased need is largely in the form of college advising.
    >>>>> Historically, students went to a local university after high
    >>>>> school for their bachelors, and the to the West (UK, USA, etc)
    >>>>> for their Masters (MBA). What were seeing is a significant
    >>>>> increase in students wanting to go abroad for their bachelors.
    >>>>> Its easier to think of the increase in school counselors less
    >>>>> in the traditional mental health model, and more as a career
    >>>>> advisor/life coach approach.
    >>>>> On 2/06/12, D Thomas wrote:
    >>>>>> So whats with the counseling positions at top tier schools
    >>>>>> this year? Some even had multiple openings at the same
    >>>>>> school. And it seemed like a lot newbies just walked into
    >>>>>> top schools this year. Not that I'm jealous (much).