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School Counselor (Social and Wellbeing) - Yas American Academy

school
Aldar Education - Yas American Academy
location
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
housing
Furnished Accommodation
airfair
Annual Airfare
Start date
Start April 2024
2 years
1
  • Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Social and Wellbeing
  • Teaching Credential/License
    Other Certification
  • Family VISA
  • Comprehensive family medical insurance 
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Annual Airfare
  • Furnished Accommodation 

Main Duties:

  • Help students enhance personal, social, and academic growth
  • Monitor the progress of individual students
  • Make contact with parents to discuss student behavior
  • Take steps to prevent bullying and support victims of bullying
  • Help students develop job search skills, such as resume writing and interviewing techniques
  • Help students understand and deal with social, behavior, and personal problems
  • Emphasize preventive and developmental counseling to provide students with life skills needed to deal with problems before they worsen and to enhance students’ personal, social, and academic growth.
  • Provide special services such as conflict resolution classes; identify cases of domestic abuse and other family problems that can affect a student’s development

Specific Duties:

Group Counseling:

  • Identifies areas that would be appropriate for intervention in the form of group counseling and regularly forms and leads appropriate groups.
  • Utilizes both large (classroom) groups and small groups to make appropriate academic and behavioral interventions.

Career Counseling:

  • Coordinates with the Counsellors regarding career options for students and provides appropriate information to students regarding careers.
  • Assists the counselors in providing students with information for career exploration and selection to assist them in making appropriate academic course selections relating to their interests.
  • Maintains an appropriate library/database relating to various careers for students to utilize in their career explorations.

Personal Counseling:

  • Works with individual students and groups of students regarding appropriate social development issues.
  • Maintains an awareness of cultural influences regarding the social development of adolescents.
  • Monitors students who may be at risk in regard to social issues and makes appropriate referrals for interventions outside of school in consultation with parents.

 

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

At Yas American Academy, which is located on Yas Island, we follow the prestigious American Massachusetts State Curriculum. We are proud to boast state-of-the-art facilities and a student-centered learning culture, enabling students to make phenomenal progress through inquiry-based learning and project-based classrooms.

A globally recognized standard of excellence, NEASC Accreditation attests to a school’s high quality and integrity.

We believe that imagination, creativity, and big dreams can change our world! We are focused on improvement and solutions. We empower our staff and students to be innovative and unconstrained. We celebrate thinkers and doers.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Abu Dhabi is the capital city of UAE and is the second most populous city. Experienced educators or administrators seeking positions in the UAE can find great opportunities in Abu Dhabi.

Arabic
921.000
UAE Dirham
Islam
Hot desert climate
972.45 km²
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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