Vacancy Details

9066 - Careers Counsellor - September 2021

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 09-Oct-2021
About the Role

We are looking for an outstanding Careers Counsellor to join our team at GEMS Wellington International School Dubai from September 2021.

The Careers Counsellor is predominantly involved in providing advice and guidance, which are an important means of helping students and graduates explore their career and higher education options and make plans accordingly. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar position 
  • Experience of dealing with the most able students with aspirations to the top universities
  • The ability to share your outstanding practice
  • Firm knowledge of the admission system to colleges in the UK, US, Canada, UAE
  • Strong commitment to supporting all aspects of our programme, especially through participating actively in the extra-curricular activities and contributing to the life of the school community  
  • Strong leadership, communication and collaboration skills 
  • Ability to interpret network-wide strategies to create school goals 
About Your Benefits

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package.

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.