Atlanta International School

United States
seeks a

Primary School Counselor

effective 1 August 2019

Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic professionals for the position of Primary School Counselor for the 2019-20 school year with the Atlanta International School. This is a Full-Time position with the successful candidate counseling primary school aged students.

It is expected that the candidates for this position will meet the following requirements:

  • Masters in Counseling or similar field
  • Counseling Certification/Licensure
  • Four years relevant experience in a primary school counseling position
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills; have the ability and the desire to work collaboratively with students, staff and parents from multiple cultures and nationalities
  • Excellent ability to develop, organize, and implement grade level guidance curriculum as well as PSHE program within the PYP framework
  • In collaboration with members of Primary Support Team, establishing and evaluating realistic goals for the counseling program and students being served
  • IT skills (proficient with Microsoft Outlook and Word as well as Apple), excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to multi-task and self-manage multiple schedules, showing flexibility in a variety of settings, is essential
  • An international perspective and/or international teaching experience; an understanding of student/family cultural transitions and open-mindedness toward the school community as a whole essential
  • Ability to mentor/ coach teachers while nurturing a culture for productive communication
  • Preferred but not required: experience with the PYP
Application Procedure

Applications should include a cover letter and resume. Please type "PS Counselor" into your subject line

Application Deadline

30 April  2019 


Kristen Breedlove, Director of Human Resources: