Middle & High School School Counselor - Ruwais, United Arab Emirates - Teach Away

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Ruwais, United Arab Emirates

1 month ago

Ahmed Al-Mansouri

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Description
Contract Length: 3 years

Number of Vacancies: 1


Student Level:

  • Middle School, High School
  • University Graduate, School Health and Welfare Staff


School Requirements:


  • Education Required: Bachelor
  • Major: Counseling, Psychology
  • Required Certificates:


  • Other Certification

  • Work Visa Eligibility: United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand
Additional

School Requirements:


Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Worker, or Counseling
  • Minimum of two years postgraduate
  • Recent and consistent involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Respect for all members of your school community
  • Experience with students for whom English is an additional language
  • A positive and solutionfocused attitude to working life
  • A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services or Police check

Application:


A cover letter and CV including details of two referees should be added as supporting documents on the TES website.


Job Benefits:

What we offer:

Aldar Education is a family of world-class, child-centered, and innovative schools based in the UAE.

We educate over 22,000 students across our group of Owned and managed schools and as we grow, so does our need for highly skilled, inspirational, and dedicated school leaders.


Aldar Education is keen to hear from like-minded, forward-thinking school leaders who would welcome the challenges and opportunities that we have to offer.


Job Description:

Aldar Education is currently seeking a high-performing School Counselor for an immediate start.

The current vacancy is based in ADNOC School - Middle & High School Campus, Ruwais, Abu Dhabi, UAE (Western Region).


ADNOC Schools are Massachusetts State Curriculum schools with superb facilities in Abu Dhabi City and the Western Region of Abu Dhabi Emirate.


The Massachusetts Curriculum is one of the most highly regarded and successful curricula in the United States, with close links to prestigious higher education institutions such as Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Graduates of ADNOC Schools receive the American High School Diploma - the standard entry qualification for US colleges and universities.


This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi's leading school group.


Responsibilities:


  • Help students enhance personal, social, and academic growth
  • Monitor the progress of individual students
  • Make contact with parents to discuss student behavior
  • Take steps to prevent bullying and support victims of bullying
  • Help students develop job search skills, such as resume writing and interviewing techniques
  • Help students understand and deal with social, behavioral, and personal problems
  • Emphasize preventive and developmental counseling to provide students with life skills needed to deal with problems before they worsen and to enhance students' personal, social, and academic growth.
  • Provide special services such as conflict resolution classes, identify cases of domestic abuse and other family problems that can affect a student's development
  • Identifies areas that would be appropriate for intervention in the form of group counseling and regularly forms and leads appropriate groups.
  • Utilizes both large (classroom) groups and small groups to make appropriate academic and behavioral interventions.
  • Coordinates with the Counsellors regarding career options for students and provides appropriate information to students regarding careers.
  • Assists the counselors in providing students with information for career exploration and selection to assist them in making appropriate academic course selections relating to their interests.
  • Maintains an appropriate library/database relating to various careers for students to utilize in their career explorations.
  • Works with individual students and groups of students regarding appropriate social development issues.
  • Maintains an awareness of cultural influences regarding the social development of adolescents.
  • Monitors students who may be at risk regarding social issues and makes appropriate referrals for interventions outside of school in consultation with parents.
  • Maintains confidentiality as professionally appropriate regarding student wellbeing.

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