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Student Behaviour Counsellor

Jeddah Private School
Jeddah , Saudi Arabia
Housing or housing allowance
Ticket to home origin
Start date
Start May 2024
2 years
  • Elementary, Middle School, High School
  • University Graduate, Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 4 years of teaching experience
  • Degree in school counseling and/or educational psychology
  • Teaching Credential/License


  • Degree in school counseling and/or educational psychology with behavior counseling specialization, Applied Behavior Analysis, Behavior Specialist, or similar
  • Minimum of four years of experience in a school within the same capacity
  • Mental health specialization/certification is a plus. 
  • Ticket to home origin 
  • Housing or housing allowance

The school fosters and values ethical behavior, self-discipline, motivation for maximum potential, global citizenship, and tolerance. 

This student behavior counselor is expected to:

  • Directly and indirectly highlight those core values to serve the school community’s vision and mission in its plans for well-being 
  • Facilitate the role of teachers and supervisors throughout the school day so that learning time is best utilized and rest/play time is best nourished. 
  • Provide a structured, criteria-based variety of student behavior modification tools that can be worked on with the other team members involved
  • Maintain confidentiality and professionalism 
  • Preparing and implementing yearly student behavior health plans,  activities, and preventive, development counseling programs, with clear objectives, methodologies, and  techniques 
  • Planning and implementing behavior regulations for a consistent, fair,  equitable, and inclusive environment for learners 
  • Responding to the various needs of students, which also includes coordinating with the academic departments, to better understand and assess the cases comprehensively 
  • Always communicating with Heads of Sections and floor supervisors  for support, behavioral setting, problem-solving, and evaluation of  overall practices  
  • Communicating with teachers through mentoring, coaching, and/or  enrichment, of post-incident records to ensure that the cases are closed 
  • Maintaining a clear and accurate record of activities, incidents, and  intervention plans, such as IEPs (when needed) in collaboration with other team members, and reporting them according to the relevant standards 
  • Planning awareness and instructional sessions for teachers as key  segments in the professional development programs  
  • Planning awareness sessions for parents/guardians as part of parent engagement and partnership
  • Tracking behavior patterns during certain periods of the day, such as morning arrival, recess, and dismissals 
  • Maintaining school-wide displays that foster positive behavior and good conduct
  • Demonstrating professional, interpersonal, and cultural self-awareness 
  • Developing and managing student records for reference and evaluations, to sustain a culturally-responsive, student-supportive school landscape
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Jeddah Private School (JPS) is one of the oldest Saudi private schools in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Mrs. Laila Sabbah Tahlawi founded JPS Girls in 1980 and JPS Boys in 1981, as an Arabic Medium Private Day School. JPS is a unique institution that offers a dynamic combination of tradition and innovation. As a dual-language (Arabic-English) international school, JPS implements “Best Practices” as defined by educational research and theory. The School provides academic rigor in a nurturing environment and aspires to equip its students with the tools that will enable them to qualify for and excel at the finest universities throughout the world.

With over 40 years of experience, we foster family values, self-worth, citizenship, honor, and moral integrity that aligns with:

Islamic and Arab values and norms that promote responsible citizenship, a readiness to serve others, ethical values, and a commitment to rules and regulations. Additional Arabic and Islamic Studies classes coveted by our clientele. Small class sizes that accommodate one-to-one instruction (tailor-made remedial programs). International acceptance of 932 male and female graduates into well-renowned universities. Extracurricular programs that provide students with the opportunity to experience real–world challenges and triumphs. Best student-centered educational practices, such as PBL and SDL that build students’ character. Strong leadership skills that are promoted through various student body initiatives such as a very active student government.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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