School Counselor (General)



Date:  17 Sep 2023

Inspired Education is the leading global group of premium schools, with a portfolio of over 100 premium private schools spanning six continents which utilise proven educational practices from every corner of the globe, ensuring over 80,000 students receive a world-class learning experience from Kindergarten to Year 13. In addition, we are delighted to be recognised in the top 10 highest value private companies in the UK by Beauhurst.


In over 24 countries, Inspired schools are individually developed and anchored in the vibrant cultures of their respective locations. They collectively form an international family of schools that nurtures each student's academic and personal development in a progressive, dynamic, and innovative learning environment.


By joining our award-winning team of over 12,000 employees, you can work in state-of-the-art facilities alongside industry-renowned educators and leaders in some of the world's most desirable locations. We invest heavily in our team members who enjoy industry-leading professional development, exceptional career opportunities, and mobility across our group.


The European International School (EIS), Ho Chi Minh City, is nestled in the vibrant area of Thao Dien, Vietnam. EIS is a boutique, international private school providing the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum to approximately 700 students aged from 3 to 18-years-old. Our spacious campus features expansive green areas and state-of-the-art facilities in a welcoming learning environment. Students, teachers, and parents from over 40 nationalities work together to foster a tranquil, modern village-like atmosphere so our students can thrive at every stage of their education. EIS Teachers are passionate about delivering a high-quality education, enjoy teaching and improving their teaching practice. They are collegial, reflective, and believe in the importance of nurturing positive relationships. This position is for a whole of school counsellor responsible for providing counselling services, particularly in the areas of personal, social and emotional competence, for students


  • Provide a safe, confidential counselling environment, Pre School through Grade 12, conducive to students sharing their needs and concerns about academic, emotional and social matters
  • Help students process problems, as perceived by them, and plan goals and actions for remediation.
  • Respond to and provide support for students in at-risk or crisis situations
  • Mediate conflicts as they arise e.g. student/student, student/teacher, student/parent and seek resolution in the best interests of the student.
  • Work with teachers and administrators relevant to behaviour management to promote and support intervention strategies and coping skills.
  • Contribute to the pastoral Advisory Program in Primary, Middle and High Schools and facilitate specially focused programs regarding school policies as applicable to student and community life.
  • Contribute to the formulation and management of procedures in the realm of counselling to ensure correct practice and confidentiality.
  • Provide referrals to external support services as needed.


  • Required Qualifications - Certified/Registered teaching/counselling certification.
  • Advanced degree in counselling, psychology or equivalent to be able to apply for a work visa in Vietnam
  • Minimum of 3 years experience providing a holistic program of developmental, preventive, and intervention services in social/emotional counselling
  • Excellent communicator who can make presentations to parents, students and colleagues and has a very good command of written English
  • A collaborative team-player used to being an active participant in a group of professionals dedicated to maximizing student achievement and wellbeing
  • Realistic, possessed of a good sense of humour, and able to handle stress in an exemplary manner



Inspired Education Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practices and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.


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