Victoria Shanghai Academy


At VSA, we adhere to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) which sets out to ensure children have the right to protection, education, health care, shelter, and good nutrition.

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.


VSA is inviting applications for the following position(s):

University Counselling Office - UC Officer

Key Responsibilities:

• Working within the University Counselling Office (UCO) and across year groups on project teams to help meet the departments and school’s strategic objectives
• Coordinating and assisting in running university visits, careers events, parent and student events
• Supporting the University Counsellors in setting up and running guidance interviews and careers assessments
• Assisting in the development of and growing the careers education programme for MYP students at VSA
• Assisting in organizing careers events, including working in collaboration with the VSAPTA on World of Work events such as a Careers Fair
• Developing and maintaining contact database of university and industry contacts
• Publicising and promoting the resources, advice and guidance available to students in the school, including parent information sessions
• Providing administrative support to the UCO
• Assisting in ad-hoc duties and administrative work as assigned
• Detailed job description upon request
• A Bachelor's degree in education or psychology or a careers related discipline
(A careers-related educational credential is an advantage.)
• Proficient in both spoken and written English and Chinese 
• Strong communication and personal skills; high level of personal organisation and interpersonal communication skills
• Knowledge and experience with the IB Diploma Programme is a significant asset
• Minimum 3 years relevant work experience; previous experience working in schools will be considered an advantage

The remuneration package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants please email their resume and covering letter to

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