High School Counselor

March 31, 2024

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    March 31, 2024
  • Location
    Expiration date
  • Experience
    3 Year
  • Gender
  • Qualification
    Associate Degree
  • Career Level

Job Description

Nova Pioneer is hiring a High School Counselor for a 3-month maternity cover at their Tatu Boys Campus in Kenya, starting in April. This is an opportunity to contribute to a transformative school model focused on the future of Africa’s youth.

Duties and Responsibilitie

  • – Model, live, and lead the Nova Culture
  • – Collaboratively develop a Comprehensive School Counseling Policy with the Principal
  • – Deliver a Comprehensive School Counseling Program
  • – Develop and maintain a written plan for effective delivery of the counseling program
  • – Communicate the goals of the counseling policy to stakeholders
  • – Provide direct services through guidance curriculum, individual student planning, and preventive and responsive services
  • – Use data to develop comprehensive programs that meet student needs
  • – Provide leadership and collaborate with educators in school-wide integration of best practices
  • – Implement appropriate group activities to meet student needs and school goals
  • – Assist students individually or in groups with developing academic, career, and personal/social skills
  • – Provide individual and group counseling to students with identified concerns and needs
  • – Implement an effective referral and follow-up process
  • – Provide appropriate information to school personnel related to the counseling program
  • – Participate in professional development activities
  • – Adhere to laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards of the counseling profession
  • – Collaborate with parents/guardians and educators to assist students with educational, career, and life planning
  • – Conduct a yearly audit to review counseling needs and program effectiveness
  • – Plan and deliver routine wellness sessions for parents
  • – Collaborate with the Learning Design team to incorporate therapy content in lessons
  • – Ability to collaborate with the school nurse and other health professionals in case of referrals


  • – Professional Training in Counseling – Higher National Diploma or Degree in Counseling Psychology
  • – Registration with a counselor’s professional body in Kenya
  • – 3-5 years of experience in institutional counseling
  • – Experience in using assessment tools for determining and structuring individual and group counseling
  • – Passion for student welfare and experience in counseling children/teens
  • – Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • – Results-driven, goal-oriented, detail-oriented, and conscientious
  • – Ability to exercise discretion in handling sensitive matters
  • – Flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • – Proactive and enthusiastic approach
  • – Excited about Nova Pioneer’s organizational culture

Nova Pioneer offers competitive compensation and benefits packages, along with opportunities for professional growth and development.

Nova Pioneer is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.