Re: Counseling Positions

    But those are already filled, so it's a moot point. It
    would be a MUCH longer list if it was just elite schools,
    that I WOULD have applied too.

    On 2/12/12, D. Thomas wrote:
    > 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).