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Director, Guidance and University Relations

Branksome Hall

Director, Guidance and University Relations
Reference: MAY20172445
Expiry date: 02:05, 21 June 2017
Location: Toronto
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Competitive
Employment Terms: Permanent, Full-Time
Start Date: July, 2017

We are seeking a Director of Guidance and University and Relations to oversee and provide leadership to the Guidance and University Relations department supporting students in grade 7 – 12. Leading a team of Guidance and University Relations Counsellors, the successful candidate will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, a passion for girls’ education and a proven ability to build a caring rapport with students in order to provide Middle and Senior School students with emotional, social, educational, career and post-secondary planning support. As an Administrator at the school, the Director position is a 12-month, full-time position.

The role of Director, Guidance and University Relations includes responsibilities in the following key areas:

  • Promoting girls’ well-being, confidence, self-awareness and knowledge of their current and post-secondary goals in collaboration with other key stakeholders;
  • Ensuring strong relationships with universities and alumnae;
  • Developing and providing leadership in guidance curriculum;
  • Developing a strong and effective team that works collaboratively and supports other departments in the school;
  • Overseeing daily operations.


Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • A university degree with a qualification in education, with a specialist in Guidance;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in all aspects of high school counselling, including leadership experience;
  • Experience with the IB program;
  • Superior knowledge of the Ontario curriculum and OSSD;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport;
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative to work as a member of a team in a fast-paced environment.


How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position please visit the careers page on our website and apply by 5:00pm on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

Branksome Hall is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates engaging in all parts of the recruitment and selection process at Branksome Hall.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about Branksome Hall, please visit



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