We are seeking to appoint an experienced and dynamic Director of College Counseling to lead our team of 3 full-time counsellors and two full-time support staff. YK Pao School, one of the leading bilingual schools in China, is based on the outskirts of Shanghai with excellent facilities. Our 600 high school students study for IBCSEs and the IB diploma program alongside elements of the Shanghai curriculum. All students then choose to attend university outside of China with the majority going to the US followed by the UK and Canada.
The successful candidate will have a deep knowledge of US colleges and their admissions processes and have established a clear track record of success in helping students gain entry to leading US colleges and UK universities. Previous experience of working in Asia would be an advantage but is not essential.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: In addition free accommodation, return flights, pension contribution and health insurance is offered.
About YK Pao School, Shanghai
YK Pao School is a pioneering international Chinese school. The school is a non-profit private institution founded in 2007, in memory of shipping magnate Sir Yue-Kong Pao, the renowned Chinese businessman, statesman and philanthropist. With over 1200 students from China and overseas, the school offers a unique Year 1-12 educational programme that integrates elements of Shanghai and international curricula, culminating in Years 9-12 with the IGCSE and IB Diploma programmes, both of which are complemented by core components of the Shanghai curriculum.
Pao School’s innovative Chinese-English immersion bilingual programme nurtures the whole person - the entire emotional, social, physical, and intellectual being – and prepares students to become engaged and responsible global citizens of the 21st century.
Pao School is divided into Primary, Middle and High School. Primary School (Years 1-5) is a day school located in Shanghai’s city centre, while the Middle School (Years 6-8) and the High School (Years 9-12) are located on the new Hongqiao campus and in Shanghai’s Songjiang District offering UK/US style boarding education as well as catering to day students.