Fresher School Counselor Job Opportunities – Watoto Child Care Ministries

Job Title:       School Counselor
Organization: Watoto
Child Care Ministries
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Watoto Child Care
Ministries is a ministry of Watoto Church that rescues vulnerable children and
restores dignity to them by providing holistically for their physical,
spiritual and emotional needs. Watoto has operations in Kampala, Wakiso, Mpigi
and Gulu.
Job Summary:  The School Counselor will develop and
implement career guidance programs and scholarship support for all learners in
the school
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Guidance and
  • Develop and organise programs for all students
  • Carry out market research of available opportunities in both local
    and international universities and provides this information to the
  • Source for possible workplacement/apprenticeship opportunities for
    students and coordinate placement
  • Provide relevant counseling modules/training for all teams and
    stakeholders in the schools
  • Have at least 2 one on one meetings with each student through the
    academic year.
  • Make academic paths recommendations about learners to the teachers
    and administration
  • Support tertiary head in tracking career choices of old students.
  • Plan and budget for career activities in collaboration with the
    teachers and school administration
  • Advise on matters concerning students admissions, subject choices,
    and career development
  • Attend and provide support to students on class days in
    collaboration with the teachers.
  • Create and ensure updated student profiles are in place for each
    student in order to access scholarships and other learning opportunities
  • Help identify suitable candidates for available scholarship
  • Support the process of scholarship application for all student e.g
    TOEFEL, SAT tests.

Key Results:
  • Individual career guidance student plan
  • Individual student profile
  • Identified internship opportunities.
  • Number of job placement contacts
  • Evidence of one on ones conducted with students.
  • Recommendations made.
  • Old student data base.
  • Budget available
  • Career events organised.
  • Information available to children
  • Student profiles in place
  • Database of scholarship opportunities
  • Records of process of application
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The ideal candidate
for the Watoto Child Care Ministries School Counselor job opportunity should
have related qualifications
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates within the Watoto Education Directorate can
apply by clicking on the link below.
Deadline: 17th October 2019.
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