Guidance Counselor (Female) at Gonzaga Jesuit College

Posted 1 year ago

Guidance Counselor (Female) Job Summary

JOB TITLE: Guidance Counselor (Female)

JOB LOCATION: Okija, Anambra

JOB TYPE: Full-time

Guidance Counselor (Female) Job Details

Job Description

  • We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate female Guidance Counselor to join our community.As a Guidance Counselor, you will play a vital role in supporting and guiding our students through their academic, personal, and career development.
  • You will provide counseling services, develop individualized plans, and facilitate programs that promote student success and well-being.


    • Conduct individual and group counseling sessions to address students’ academic, personal, and social-emotional needs.
    • Assess students’ strengths, interests, and challenges to develop personalized academic and career plans.

    • Provide guidance and support to students in developing problem-solving skills, decision-making abilities, and coping strategies.
    • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and administrators to address student concerns and develop appropriate intervention plans.
    • Assist students in exploring and setting realistic academic and career goals.
    • Administer and interpret assessments to identify students’ aptitudes, interests, and learning styles.
    • Coordinate and deliver workshops and presentations on topics such as study skills, career exploration, and college preparation.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential student records, including progress notes and intervention plans.
  • Stay updated on current trends and resources in counseling and education through professional development opportunities.
  • Foster a safe and inclusive environment that promotes students’ well-being and personal growth.

Skills and qualifications

  • Must possess a First Degree (B.Ed, B.A. [Ed] or B. Sc[Ed]) in Guidance & Counseling or related courses.
  • Master’s Degree in School Counseling or a related field
  • 3+ years relevant work experience.
  • Proven experience in providing counseling services to students in an educational setting.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Empathy and the ability to build trust and rapport with students.
  • Knowledge of counseling theories, assessment tools, and intervention strategies.
  • Familiarity with academic and career planning, including college admissions processes.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with students, parents, teachers, and administrators.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Understanding of student confidentiality and ethical guidelines in counseling.


Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume, Cover Letter, and other relevant Certifications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: We will only contact shortlisted candidates for further evaluation.

Application Closing Date

July 29, 2023

Job Features

Job CategoryGuidance Counselor Job

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