About the Counselor Position
Black Forest Academy is seeking to appoint an experienced and qualified female counselor beginning the 2017-18 school year.
Core Purpose: To help BFA fulfill its mission by ensuring that Christian care is provided for students who need personalized attention beyond the capabilities or energies of their caregivers (small group leaders, teacher, Residence Life staff, administrators, parents, etc.)
Key Skills for female counselor:
State License in counseling required
Experience with high school students and third culture kids preferred
Staff at Black Forest Academy are missionaries (raising their own funds).
Black Forest Academy is a protestant Christian school, and applicants will need to demonstrate agreement with the Academy’s mission and values.
Position Start Date Aug 2017
About Black Forest Academy
Black Forest Academy (BFA) was founded in 1956 by TeachBeyond, formerly Janz Team Ministries. It is an international Christian school providing an English language education for grades 5-12. Grades 1-4 are part of a bilingual school, Christliche Schule Kandern (CSK).
BFA serves the children of international Christian workers and international business families who want a North American curriculum that incorporates a Christian worldview. BFA has an enrollment of approximately 300 students, with about 50% of the 9th-12th grade students in the residential boarding program.
The Black Forest region encompasses the southwest corner of Germany, with BFA located in the picturesque village of Kandern. The nearest cities to BFA include Basel in Switzerland, Mulhouse in France, and Lörrach and Freiburg in Germany.