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Guidance Counsellor Required for Canadian School in 6th of October City, Egypt

Various Locations, Quebec
Entry Level, Early Career



Heritage International School requires a Canadian certified Guidance Counsellor for the 2018-19 school year.

Experience as a counsellor in a Canadian school is required.

Start date is end of August, 2018.

The counsellor position is for JK to Grade 12. JK-Grade 6 counselling would focus on character education and social skills development. Grades 7-12 would focus on transitioning students to middle school and to high school, course selections and university preparation.

Heritage International School is a well-established, private (Manitoba) international school, located on a modern campus in beautiful 6th of October City, near Cairo, Egypt.  The school uses the Manitoba curriculum for all grades. 6th of October City has a population of 500,000 about an hour from downtown Cairo. The school has a teaching staff of 45 Canadian teachers and principals.

With 600 students including 200 in the high school (9-12), Heritage International School seeks to thoroughly prepare a new generation of Egyptians for the challenges of a university career as well as life beyond the classroom.

Teachers should be energetic, adaptable, enthusiastic classroom leaders with a sense of humour and have a draw to an active school life in a vibrant and exciting city overseas.  

Applicants must be Canadian citizens, have a minimum of a Bachelor of Education degree from a Canadian university, and hold a valid teaching certificate from a Canadian province.

Heritage International School offers its teaching staff:

  • Competitive tax-free Salary in USD on a grid based on experience
  • A rent free, furnished, spacious apartment in 6th of October City within a 5-10 minute walk to the school or driven to and from the school by staff van
  • Annual return flight from home city in Canada to Cairo
  • Annual performance/pension bonus
  • Two year contracts (renewable with one year options with signing bonus)
  • International health insurance
  • Free tuition for dependent children
  • July & August as well as other Canadian holidays/vacations (paid)
  • Lots of holidays including all Canadian holidays and Egyptian holidays
  • Transportation to and from school
  • Small class sizes- (maximum is 22 students per class)
  • Same school day and year as in Canada
  • Work with fantastic and experienced Canadian teachers and principals

Qualified and certified teachers may review the School’s Websitewww.heritageinternationalschool.com as well as the School’s YouTube channel.