Vacancy Details

8735 - School Counsellor

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 01-Jul-2021
About the Role

We are looking for a School Counsellor with experience to join our existing team at GEMS Wellington International School, Dubai, from September 2021.

The successful candidate will be an experienced School Counsellor who is driven to provide outstanding care and wellbeing to our students, families and staff.  

Successful applicants will have:

  • A certified counselling qualification with exceptional subject knowledge;
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience;
  • Have an outstanding understanding of child protection and safeguarding;
  • Have an exceptional knowledge of student emotional development and wellbeing;
  • Have proven communication abilities coupled with efficient competencies in the area of student development;
  • Be resilient and positive in outlook.
About Your Benefits
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

An outstanding school in Dubai, GEMS Wellington International School offers exceptional learning opportunities for students aged 3 to 18. Following the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum in The Early Years, the National Curriculum for England to Year 11 and the International Baccalaureate at Years 12 and 13. Every year our students achieve GCSE and IB results that are world class and some of the most successful students in Dubai study at WIS before going onto global universities of the highest caliber. As a HPL World Class Award school, our learning experience is significant in supporting both critical thinking and independence. Our dynamic school environment combined with the extensive range of extra-curricular experiences enables students to succeed and to aspire at every stage of their learning journey. The entire school community, a truly international one, is passionate and committed to ensuring all are recognised and celebrated for their individual strengths, enabled as lifelong learners and nurtured as future leaders.
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.