Several Entry Level School Counselor Job Opportunities – Watoto Child Care Ministry Watoto Schools

Organization: Watoto Child Care Ministry Watoto
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Watoto is a family of people from all over the world who are
working together to ensure that the forgotten have a place to belong. In a time
of civil war, we planted Watoto Church in Kampala, Uganda to speak hope and
life to the nation. As we work alongside the most vulnerable in our society,
our aim is to rescue individuals and raise each one as a leader in their sphere
of life so that, in turn, they will rebuild the nation. In all of this, Watoto
remains a local church, committed to celebrating Christ and caring for
Job Summary:  The School Counselors will develop and
implement career guidance programs and scholarship support for all learners in
the Watoto Child Care Ministry Watoto Schools.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To coordinate and provide
    leadership in guidance and counselling in the designated school and ensure
    efficient preparation and trainings of related programs to all teams and
    stakeholders in the Watoto school.
  • To develop learning and
    development programs for all students and ensure efficient delivery of the
    established programs.
  • To carry out market
    research of available education and training opportunities in both local
    and international Universities and disseminate the information to the
  • To source for possible job
    placement and apprenticeship as well as internship opportunities for
  • To make recommendations on
    academic paths about learners to the teachers and administration.
  • To support the tertiary
    head in tracking and monitoring career choices of old students.
  • To plan and budget for
    career activities in collaboration with the teachers and school
  • To provide support and
    advice on matters concerning students’ admissions, subject choices, and
    career development.
  • To attend and provide
    support to students on class days in collaboration with the teachers.
  • To create and ensure
    updated student profiles are in place for each student in order to access
    scholarships and other learning opportunities.
  • To provide support in
    identifying scholarship opportunities for students in accordance to the
    stipulated guidelines, support with the scholarship application and also
    assist in identifying suitable candidates for the available scholarship
  • To provide technical
    support and advice to the leaders within education on matters of guidance
    and counselling.
  • To plan, manage and
    implement programs of the department and provide the accountability

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for
    the Watoto Child Care Ministry Watoto Schools School Counselor job
    opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, guidance and
    counselling and other related degrees.
  • The ideal candidate should
    have a proven track record of at least 4 years teaching experience within
    a large active and vibrant organisation with at least two of those years
    in the role of a school counsellor.
  • Exceptional organisational
    and communication skills, a team player and able to work under minimum
    supervision and tight deadlines.
  • Computer literacy with excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Oral and Written
    communication skills and great and record keeping
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates within the
Watoto Education Directorate can apply by clicking on the link below.
Deadline: 17th November 2019
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