Provide a comprehensive guidance and counseling program designed to address and support the social, emotional and educational needs of all high school students
Assist third- and fourth-year high school students with the preparation of university entrance documentation and ensure that these students are meeting all requirements to enter a college upon graduation from high school
Teach students the skills and strategies they need to build the foundation for a successful and productive life
Effectively manage each group of students while providing for a variety of learning styles, ability levels, and educational backgrounds
Maintain rigorous and appropriate learning expectations of all students at all times
Monitor student learning and make appropriate modifications of goals and strategies to meet students’ needs
Maintain accurate up-to-date records of student progress and attendance
Engage parents and students in the learning process through frequent and meaningful communications about student progress
Be available to parents and students outside of school hours
Engage in department/team planning, curriculum review, budgeting and other activities
Collaborate effectively with colleagues in the development of cohesive curriculum materials and the establishment of instructional goals
Cooperate with and participate in the planning and evaluation of the school program
Keep current in education through coursework, in-service programs, and by attending professional meetings and conferences
Maintain a proficient working knowledge in school related technologies and employ technology (computer, video, internet, etc) as appropriate to enhance instruction
Engage with students in meaningful activities beyond the classroom which extend learning experiences and meet the needs of students (coaching, organizing field trips, sponsorship of clubs, events, community service projects, etc.)
Engage with the administration in a committed effort to continue to grow as an educator
Openly support and abide by all school policies and procedures
Model the ‘Core Values’ in interactions with the school community
Liaise with the Principal, taking on tasks as assigned
Bachelor's degree and valid school counselor credentials
A minimum of two years, current, full-time school counselor experience with demonstrated expertise in social and emotional support for students as well as college placement knowledge
Maintain current counseling best practices, current teaching materials, and current instructional strategies as well as recent professional growth activities
Demonstrate focused instruction and assessment of student learning
Model ASD Core Values (Excellence, Respect, Integrity, Compassion, Responsibility).
Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrate commitment to personal continuous professional growth and development
Develop and maintain effective working relationships
Represent ASD with students, parents, colleagues, and broader school community in a professional manner
Exhibit a professional attitude at all times
Teaching experience in a North American educational environment
The American School of Dubai seeks to hire exceptional educators who are deeply committed to preparing students to be lifelong learners in a dynamic teaching environment.
Please submit a cover letter and CV to [email protected] in order to apply. The closing date for this position is February 7, 2021, although earlier applications are strongly encouraged; the school may begin the selection process and appoint an outstanding candidate ahead of this deadline.
Background checks will be conducted on ALL successful candidates as a condition of employment.