Vacancy Details

5450 - Elementary School Counselor - August 2021

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 30-Jun-2021
About the Role

We are looking for an Elementary School Counselor to join our team for the start of the 2021-2022 academic year (August 2021). The successful candidate will be an experienced counselor who is excited to join our world class school and is driven to provide educational support at an exceptional level.  GEMS staff enjoy an outstanding school environment in which to deliver a dynamic and creative curriculum to motivated students. 

About the role:

  • Organize and provide academic, personal, social, emotional and career counseling for students;
  • Overall responsibility for designing and implementing a counseling program that meets the requirements of the school and student body, and enables students to achieve success in all aspects of their life.

The ideal applicant will have:

  • A minimum 3 years of solid and demonstrable Counselling experience ideally at Elementary School level in an American Curriculum; 
  • A relevant qualification, such as a MEd in Counselling or equivalent;
  • Aspiration to work in a world class school with real prospects for enhancing their career.
About Your Benefits

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, free schooling, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence, and End of Service Gratuity.

About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About the School

Dubai American Academy (DAA) opened in 1998 is GEMS Education's flagship American school with over 2700 students in grades KG1-12. DAA is a vibrant international community, deeply rooted in a culture of kindness, that creates and empowers leaders and independent thinkers with integrity, character, and drive. The school offers an enriched American curriculum to students of all nationalities culminating in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and/or an American high school diploma. Beyond its rigorous academic program, DAA prepares students to lead successful lives through the exceptional diversity of its community and the extra-curricular and athletic experiences that contribute to the development of the whole person. DAA is the only American school in Dubai that has received an outstanding rating from the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau (DSIB), a distinction the school has since 2011.
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.