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Assistant Counsellor

Job Title: Assistant Counsellor

Responsible to: Head of Counselling and Director of Administration

Accountable to: President

Date: Open until 7th October 2022

Job Code: AC001

Summary:

The Assistant Counsellor reports directly to the Head of Counselling and Director of Administration and will be available to students and on-site (on campus) Monday to Friday 8:30 to 5 pm and Saturday when there is a need.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

The Assistant Counsellor assists the Counselling Unit by

  • Providing individual counselling services for students
  • Working with parents, when necessary, in providing parenting advice and developing behaviour plans and disciplinary strategies at home.
  • Working with teachers in developing behaviour plans for students with behavioural challenges in the classroom.
  • Assisting in helping new students in the transition to the school via check-ins with them and their teachers.
  • Protect the confidentiality of information received in the counselling relationship according
  • Referring students with problems to appropriate program specialists or community agencies
  • Planning and executing training programs and presentations to small groups of classes and staff in areas related to the psychological and general well-being of staff and students.
  • Sitting in lessons in order to understand the challenges of students identified with having learning difficulties.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned

 

Qualifications

  • A minimum of master’s degree in Counselling/Clinical/Educational Psychology
  • Licensed to provide psychological services in Ghana (GPC license number)
  • A year of experience in practice.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of skill in using computer software, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Good critical thinking, problem-solving, effective communication, and decision-making skills.

 

Disclaimer: The above statement describes the general nature,  level,  and type of work performed by the incumbent(s)  assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,  demands,  and skills required of personnel so classified.  Management reserves the right to add,  delete,  or modify any and/or all provisions of this description at any time as needed without notice. This job description supersedes the earlier version.

 

Mode of Application

Please fill out the Application form and attach copies of all documents. Kindly note that ACM does not accept hard copies of applications. All Applications must be submitted to the ACM application portal found on the ACM website:https://acm.edu.gh/staff-application-form/ 

Location Information

Location: Adjringanor primarily

Region: Greater Accra

Street Address: Magnolia Street

Clinical Facilities Coordinator

Job Category: Clinical Facilities Coordinator

Job Type: Permanent/ Full Time

Application Deadline: Open until position is filled

Industry: Education

Salary Range: Not Specified

Job Code:CFC0002

Summary:

The post holder shall act as a liaison between faculty, students, and clinical sites. He/ She shall coordinate the implementation of all Clinical Sciences Courses and examinations so as to ensure the smooth and successful academic teaching and assessment of all the courses. He/ She shall develop and arrange for Clinical placement for students throughout the respective regions and surrounding areas and other matters as assigned in support of the mission of the school.

 

Job Description:

• Creating and updating the teaching timetable for the courses, including getting teaching faculty to fill teaching slots on the timetable in collaboration with the Heads of Disciplines
• Distributing approved timetables to the students in a timely fashion before the start of their rotations
• Ensuring the appropriate Log books and CRABS are made available for students at the start of each rotation. • Reminding faculty of their teaching periods and finding alternative teaching staff whenever any gap is envisaged • Liaise with the Clinical Coordinators of the various Healthcare Facilities to ensure the smooth and successful Clinical Rotations of students visiting such facilities
• Periodically visiting the students at the clinical sites to ensure the rotations are progressing smoothly • Time tabling for Clinical and Community health examinations, coordinating with teaching facilities and field hospitals to provide cases for examinations
• Request for Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) questions and answer keys from Faculty members.
• Forward OSCE examination questions for moderation by the discipline units and External Assessors and /or Examiners and to send moderated papers to the Vice President (ASA).
• Ensure that final questions are printed and sealed by the day of exams.
• In collaboration with the Clinical Coordinator(s) arrange all logistics to support the conduction of clinical examinations in the health care facilities. • Scheduling for Community Health Care trips and District rotations for students • Making logistical arrangements for students’ District rotations, including transportation, accommodation, feeding, etc.
• Any other activities that will ensure the implementation of the Clinical Courses offered by the Institution.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of First Degree – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB); MPH would be an advantage.
  • Previous work experience in a Ghanaian healthcare facility is required
  • Proficiency with Office systems including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

 

Skills

• Must be highly motivated
• Must have excellent presentation skills
• Must have excellent research skills
• Must be able to work with little or no supervision
• Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
• Must have strong organizational, administrative and planning skills
• Must be an innovative thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills
• Must pay meticulous attention to detail with the ability to multi-task
• Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
• Must have integrity and be committed to excellence

 

Mode of Application

Please fill out the Application form and attach copies of all documents. Kindly note that ACM does not accept hard copies of applications. All Applications must be submitted to the ACM application portal found on the ACM website:https://acm.edu.gh/cfc-application-form 

Location Information

Location: Adjringanor primarily

Region: Greater Accra

Street Address: Magnolia Street

Faculty Application

Job Category: Lecturer

Job Type:  Full Time

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Industry:  Education

Salary Range:  Not Specified

Job Code: Lect0221

Description:

The Accra College of Medicine (ACM) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for appointment as Lecturer.

  • Lecturer – Preclinical (Basic Sciences) required to support the delivery of years two and three of the ACM MBChB programme.
  • 3 x full-time positions
  • To carry out Teaching, Research, and Administrative duties within a specified Unit in the College as well as such community-related extension activities as may be “permitted by the Academic Board by prior application.”

 

Job Description

The responsibilities for this position will include some or all of the following: teaching, student advising, research and creative activities, service and community extension, and administrative responsibilities. Your responsibilities may include involvement in off-campus, evening or weekend duties, as well as student recruitment, retention, and placement efforts. Because teaching is the fundamental responsibility of each faculty member, all faculty members must participate in this activity.  

  • Prepare and deliver regular lectures to students
  • Conduct seminars, tutorial and laboratory sessions (where required)
  • Guide class discussions, whilst encouraging debate and feedback amongst students
  • Prepare and mark students’ assignments, essays, and providing one-on-one feedback on academic performance where necessary
  • Mark examination scripts and return grades within 24 hours of examination as specified in College regulations
  • Carry out research and produce publications or other research outputs, in line with personal objectives and specific field of knowledge/interest
  • To assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work, and maintaining records to monitor student progress, achievement, and class attendance
  • Participate in course/degree setting committees, curriculum revision, and academic planning
  • Maintain own continuing professional development
  • Manage research budgets
  • Attend and speak at conferences and seminars
  • Prepare bids for funding for departmental research projects
  • Perform administrative duties as required

 

About You

The College values heart power and passion, integrity and respect, innovation and excellence, leadership and service to humanity and community, openness and engagement and inclusion and diversity; and are looking for a Lecturer – Preclinical (Basic Sciences) who has, in addition:

  • A PhD/MPhil in one or more of the biomedical fields of: Anatomy; Biochemistry; Immunology and Microbiology; Pathology; Pharmacology; Physiology
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching one or more of the biomedical sciences to medical students and knowledge of the structure of a medical curriculum
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to health

 

Skills

  • Independent yet interdependent in thought and in team play
  • Conversant with computer applications and software
  • Highly motivated
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Expertise in a particular subject area or areas

 

Mode of Application

Please fill out the Application form and attach copies of all documents. Kindly note that ACM does not accept hard copies of applications. All Applications must be submitted to the ACM application portal found on the ACM website: https://acm.edu.gh/faculty-recruiting

Location Information

Location: Adjringanor primarily

Region: Greater Accra

Street Address: Magnolia Street

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