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Aga Khan Academy Mombasa

University Counsellor

Mombasa, Kenya

Danish Refugee Council

Protection Assistant - Psychosocial Counselor

Kakuma, Kenya

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Published: Jan 21, 2022 (1 day ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

3 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

The position

The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa is the first of a network of 18-planned academies to be established across Africa, Europe, South and Central Asia, and the Middle East. The Academies provide a world-class education to exceptional students who possess strong leadership potential, on a merit basis. Pluralism is a core value of the educational programme; the student body reflects marked diversity and includes both national and international students from all socio-economic backgrounds. AKA Mombasa is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering an IB curriculum that is locally rooted and globally relevant. Academy graduates consistently earn places and scholarships at the world’s top universities.

Job Summary: The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa is currently recruiting a second University Counsellor to add capacity to support our students to access places and scholarships at top universities in North America, Canada, the Middle East, and Europe. The successful candidate will support students with university applications and provide guidance on courses and possible scholarships available to them, 60% of our graduates were offered scholarships in 2019.

The requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, minimum 3 years’ experience in college admissions or high school Counselling.
  • Strong oral and written communication skill.
  • She/he should have a strong knowledge and understanding of UCAS and College Board and of the IB Diploma Programme.
  • International Experience knowledge of US, Canada, UK, Australia & Europe universities application procedures.
  • Experience with SAT preparations


Responsibilities

The position

The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa is the first of a network of 18-planned academies to be established across Africa, Europe, South and Central Asia, and the Middle East. The Academies provide a world-class education to exceptional students who possess strong leadership potential, on a merit basis. Pluralism is a core value of the educational programme; the student body reflects marked diversity and includes both national and international students from all socio-economic backgrounds. AKA Mombasa is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering an IB curriculum that is locally rooted and globally relevant. Academy graduates consistently earn places and scholarships at the world’s top universities.

Job Summary: The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa is currently recruiting a second University Counsellor to add capacity to support our students to access places and scholarships at top universities in North America, Canada, the Middle East, and Europe. The successful candidate will support students with university applications and provide guidance on courses and possible scholarships available to them, 60% of our graduates were offered scholarships in 2019.

The requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, minimum 3 years’ experience in college admissions or high school Counselling.
  • Strong oral and written communication skill.
  • She/he should have a strong knowledge and understanding of UCAS and College Board and of the IB Diploma Programme.
  • International Experience knowledge of US, Canada, UK, Australia & Europe universities application procedures.
  • Experience with SAT preparations


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Work with students in preparing their university applications including navigating financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
  • Coordinate with students for SAT/ACT testing preparation.
  • Network with universities campuses to establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with university admission staffs.
  • Educate families about universities admissions and financial aid/scholarship and identify appropriate university options.
  • Work with the Director of University Counselling to gather data for the website and press release.
  • Provide periodic reports on university applications and decisions to date


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