Vacancy Details

14281 - School Counsellor

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 30-Sep-2023
About the Role

We are looking for an experienced and passionate School Counsellor to join our team for the next academic year commencing from Sept 2023.

The successful candidate will be an experienced School Counsellor who is driven to provide outstanding care and wellbeing to our students, families and staff. We are seeking to appoint a talented, highly motivated and committed School Counsellor. The successful candidate should have a proven track record of providing schools and parents with consultations, individual support and counselling/therapeutic interventions; as well as delivering workshops to colleagues, parents and students.

About Your Benefits

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 GEMS

Trusted for over 60 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 170,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.

About the School

GEMS FirstPoint School (FPS) opened in 2014, it is positioned in the heart of The Villa community in Dubai. It is a Premium British Curriculum School, providing an excellent standard of education for over 1650 students from FS1 to Year 13, with exciting plans to expand further in the coming years.

The school has grown rapidly and continues to be popular with families from across Dubai with over 90 nationalities represented. FPS is housed in state-of-the-art buildings with a separate sports and performing arts centre, swimming pools, theatre, sports hall, dance, drama and music rooms. Our main building contains specialist facilities such as a robotics and electronics lab, food technology kitchen, textiles and design suite, fully equipped Design Technology workshops, science labs and much more. The school prides itself on being inclusive and values-driven, creating a learning environment that promotes innovation and a love of learning.

The curriculum offers a full, broad and balanced range of learning opportunities both in and out of the classroom, with a particular emphasis on digital technology which is taught to all year groups. As part of the vibrant local community, our students have the opportunity to study Arabic, Islamic Studies, Moral Education and UAE Social Studies, while working towards globally recognized A Levels, GCSEs and BTECs in a broad selection of subjects.


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
3. CV

In line with the UAE's Emiratisation goals, GEMS welcomes and encourages applications from UAE nationals to join our fast-growing team.

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.