Guidance Counsellor

10 May 2024
AED.5000 - AED.10000 / month
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Position: Guidance Counsellor

Date posted: 2024-05-10

Industry: Education

Employment type: Full Time

Experience: 2 year

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree holder

Salary: AED 5000 to 10000

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company: Dubai Scholars Private School


We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated Guidance Counsellor to join our school from August 2024.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To use a scaffolding approach to help students, exploring, generating, and building career options with students.
  • Handling the formal psychometric assessment and counselling starting from Year group 8
  • Developing the portfolio and exploration of courses and universities within the career clusters.
  • Guiding the students through making decisions about their careers/ degree to pursue
  • Helping students on various entrance examinations, writing of personal statements, supporting the university application process; full documentation and submission of documents for college admission
  • Managing the individual counselling sessions with parents to be undertaken to discuss specific career options.
  • Evaluating students’ abilities and interests through aptitude assessments, interviews, and individual planning
  • Working with students to develop skills, such as organizational and time management abilities and effective study habits.
  • Liaising with external career consultants, universities (Local and International)
  • Organizing Career Fairs/ University presentations. Presenting opportunities for students to attend Career Exhibitions, Organizing career guidance workshops.
  • Assisting and organizing local/ International trips to universities.
  • Supporting the Community Service Outreach programs will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to develop internship opportunities.
  • Ability to create opportunities and experiences for students to explore their interests and passions.

Requirements to Apply:

  • Degree in Psychology/Counselling
  • A teaching qualification is beneficial.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience (in UAE) as a Guidance Counsellor
  • A high command of written and spoken English.

If you meet the above requirements and are enthusiastic about this position, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.