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Counselor

school
Northwest Bilingual School
location
Kuwait, Kuwait
salary
US 2500 - 3500 a month
housing
Fully furnished accommodation
airfair
Yearly round trip ticket to the home country
Start August 2020
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1 year
1
  • Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher, University Graduate
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Psychology/Counselling
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • Personal and professional familiarity with students’ academic strengths and potential
  • Familiarity with current office technology such as computers on a network, word processing software applications, and e-mail systems
  • Skill in making mathematical calculations
  • Ability to apply guidelines and follow directions
  • Ability to organize data and files
  • Ability to work well with the public, students, staff and parents
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of students, staff, school business, materials, and information
  • Yearly round trip ticket to the home country
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 100% Tuition fee discount for first two children
  • Fully furnished accommodation
  • Shared transportation
  • Ongoing CPD opportunities

Responsibilities

  • To assume responsibility for personal/social/academic counseling students in grades 9 through12 (and their parents) in regard to the entire college selection, application and admission procedures
  • Orient teachers, students, and parents to the type of services available to them through the counseling program
  • Maintain accurate records of students’ progress toward fulfilling high school graduation requirements and recommended courses for appropriate university applications
  • Plan and implement a student counseling program that outlines procedures for:
    • Teachers to follow when recommending students for counseling
    • The counseling process
    • The reporting of results to parents, teachers, and administrators
  • Assist in academic advising and scheduling
  • Coordinate the program and calendar of all standardized testing (MAP, PSAT, registration and follow-up for SAT, TOEFL, Advanced Placement, and, for candidates applying to Kuwait University, the appropriate subject-specific admissions tests) for students including scheduling test dates, registering students, arranging for special "prep" sessions, administering the tests, and providing pre- and post-test counseling
  • Help the registrar keep accurate permanent records of students’ testing and academic work
  • Develop the extensive summary reports on students’ progress on standardized testing to the school community as appropriate
  • Work with students to prepare college application packets including proper forms and school records
  • Work with registrar’s office to prepare leaving packets prior to graduation and up-to-date information in the permanent student records
  • Update documents as noted above
  • Maintain alumnae contact information and data
  • Maintain the confidentiality of student records
  • Conduct individual and group sessions in all areas of college counseling
  • Write the school recommendation by the end of the junior year of upcoming seniors making application to college
  • Oversee the faculty writing of the requested recommendations for students applying to college
  • Oversee visits to colleges and from college representatives
  • Represent the school at relevant state and national conferences and workshops
  • Conduct in-service training for teachers in student guidance and counseling
  • Keep up-to-date records of student scores on all standardized tests
  • Ensure that students access all relevant information about college admission requirements and preparation for admission
  • Make recommendations to the principal regarding students’ program placement and parent conferences
  • Help individual students entering the senior high school years in planning an appropriate course selection
  • Ensure senior high school student accumulate the required credits to meet all graduation requirements
  • Liaise with a variety of North American colleges and institutions of higher learning in the Gulf to develop privileged partnerships
  • Acquaint students with career options after college
  • Perform other counseling related duties as assigned by the HS Principal or Superintendent
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Northwest Bilingual School  is a private, college-preparatory school that instills a passion for learning, builds character and inspires civic and social responsibility. Incorporating a rigorous, U.S. curriculum and advanced technology, Northwest Bilingual School empowers students to become contributing leaders of tomorrow. Northwest will maintain its lead in being the highest quality, comprehensive school in the region priding itself in incorporating within its curriculum an understanding of and respect for Arabic language and Islamic values within our global society.

Quality Teaching, Exceptional Learning; Excellence in Learning; Focused on Quality, Founded in Integrity;

Today’s Students, Tomorrows Leaders; Quality and Excellence in Education

PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT

Committed to continuous improvement, Northwest Bilingual School provides an excellent standards-based academic program within the framework of the best research-based educational practices in which students develop character, an awareness of the natural and social environments, and essential skills preparing them to face the challenges of our rapidly changing world.

The philosophy and objectives of this private, bilingual school support a U.S. curriculum in the rich cultural setting of the Middle East where students receive an immersion English language program.  Northwest Bilingual School welcomes families from all countries knowing that this association of students of different backgrounds helps develop a clear understanding and appreciation of the global world in which they live.

Designed to meet a wide range of individual needs, the Northwest Bilingual School experience stresses the worth and dignity of all students and provides them the opportunities to progress intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically to their greatest potential.

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Licensed teachers can teach in Kuwait's private international schools for the chance to experience life in the Middle East while earning an excellent salary and benefits. Hot and sunny year-round, Kuwait's welcoming residents and beautiful weather make for an incredible experience teaching overseas.

Kuwait City
Arabic, English
4.35 million (140th)
Islam, Christianity
Hot/Humid
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