Current Openings at TASIS Dorado

Last update: July 28, 2019

Thank you for your interest in joining the TASIS Dorado community. We welcome qualified candidates with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to enhance the student experience at TASIS Dorado. Please note that the primary language of instruction is English, so all applicants must demonstrate proficiency in spoken and written English.

The good news about TASIS Dorado (PPK-12th grade) is spreading and we are experiencing significant increases in enrollment! As we grow, we need additional faculty members at all levels. We are seeking qualified educators for potential openings in the following subject areas:


Upper School Counselor - Job Description

Reports to the Division Principal and collaborates with the Upper School Leadership Team.

Primary functions 

To enhance the learning process for all students and guide the development of effective school counseling programs around three domains: Academic, career, and social/emotional development. 

  • Supports the mission, vision, and values of the TASIS School in Dorado.
  • Fosters an environment and culture which promotes respect, responsibility, and trust.
  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of the TASIS School in Dorado.
  • Takes on other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provides services to students, parents, school staff and the community in the following areas: 
  • Short-term counseling, mental health assessments and consultation, ongoing support, coaching, and referrals to community and mental health resources. 
  • Direct services with students, which are in-person interactions between school counselors and students and include the following:  
    • School Counseling Advisory Curriculum – This curriculum consists of structured lessons designed to help students attain the desired competencies and to provide all students with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills appropriate for their developmental level. The school counseling advisory curriculum is systematically presented by Upper School counselors in collaboration with other professional educators in 6-12 classroom and group activities.
    • Individual Student Planning – School counselors coordinate ongoing activities designed to assist students in establishing personal goals and developing future plans.
    • Responsive & External Services – Responsive services are activities designed to meet students’ immediate needs and concerns. They may include counseling in individual or small-group settings or crisis response. Our counselors refer and recommend External Services on behalf of students as needed and appropriate.
  • Communicates, manages, and monitors the Reasonable Accommodations Plan as a liaison between parents, students, and teachers to ensure the appropriate implementation of the plan.
  • Supports the College Counseling Center and the Upper School Principal with Standardized Testing and is the SSD Coordinator (Service for Students with Disabilities) and Coordinates the PIENSE I/II Test
  • Supports the Upper School Principal with students underperforming academically according to the School’s Policy
  • Coordinates the new student transition and provides follow-up, (i.e., Buddy system)
  • Supports the “Introduction to Middle School Program for 6th Grade Students” in August
  • Helps conceive, plan, and support Parent Workshops
  • Supports the implementation of the Wellness Program
  • Develops protocols for bullying, harassment, anti-depression, anxiety
  • Coordinates the Class Days for HS; incorporating team-building activities
  • Provides a list of tutors, psychologists, therapists as needed to parents, students, etc.
  • Coordinates and proctors outside testing with HS students
  • Coordinates plans with Dean of Students for Wellness Week
  • Supports the Dean of Students in discipline cases and has access to Stop It! reports

General Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Excellent writing skills 
  • Strong analytical/problem-solving skills using sound judgment within policy parameters. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively to achieve objectives.
  • Leadership skills and experience.
  • Passion for quality education and high expectations for all students.
  • Models high standards of ethics, confidentiality, and professionalism.
  • Meets schedules and deadlines.
  • Four weeks of vacation; extended evening hours on occasion.


  • Master’s degree required in Counseling, Psychology, or a closely-related area

Hiring Process

If interested in this position, please contact Sara Hernández, Upper School Principal, or Lourdes Solares, Human Resources Manager. 

  • A brief letter of interest
  • A résumé
  • Three references
  • Time availability for a 30-minute interview with the leadership team

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TASIS Dorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The TASIS School in Dorado admits students of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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