Educational Counselor, (Irvine, CA) 



  • Evaluate students' abilities, interests, and personality characteristics, using tests, records, interviews, or professional sources to develop studying strategies or potential academic career paths for the student, including international students;

  • Determine whether there are individual, socio-cultural, language, or academic factors affecting students learning ability, or ability to acquire knowledge of specific subjects, and how these factors promote or interrupt the students education;

  • Monitor whether teaching/tutoring methodology, cultural, linguistic, or behavioral issues are affecting student performance and make adjustments in academic plans or recommend tutoring or other preparation courses;

  • Assess courses, strategies, and tutoring or studying approaches to develop a plan that meets the needs of the student to succeed academically and refer students to the appropriate services to ensure they reach their goals;

  • Analyze effective/ineffective practices, habits, and programs to develop strategies for the development of academic proficiency of students;

  • Review academic records to ensure that students meet graduation or college entrance requirements;

  • Advise students on educational issues, such as course and program selection, study habits, tutoring options, test preparation, and academic career planning;

  • Counsel international students to help them understand the U.S. educational system and cognitive learning methods for academic success;

  • Work with struggling students to develop solutions to overcome the lack of motivation in learning, studying, or preparing for their academic future;

  • Instruct students in academic career development techniques, college application strategies, personal statement writing, and interview skills;

  • Provide students with information on topics, such as college degree programs, admission requirements, and financial aid opportunities;

  • Refer students to degree programs based on interests, aptitudes, or educational assessments;

  • Conduct orientation programs to promote the adjustment of students to new life experiences, such as starting college;

  • For students enroll in more than one programs, coordinate with other directors in concert to ensure the optimal progress for the student

  • Maintain knowledge regarding teaching theories, learning development, and how different cultures approach learning;

  • Keep abreast of updates and trends in college application processes and the test preparation industry;

  • Perform ad hoc research assigned by management. Must be able to communicate fluently in English. BA in Education, Teaching or Counseling is required, 12 months experience is required.


9-5, 40 hours per week. $48,000/year. Job site is Irvine, California


Send resume to The Leap Education, 17322 Murphy Avenue, Irvine, CA 92614.


Please contact Jenny Hsieh, CEO and Director, at 949-590-0136 if interested in the position.