SalaryNot Specified
Job TypeFull Time
Job Location Dubai,United Arab Emirates


Career Counselling career councellor
0 to 4 Years
Education / Training
Functional Area
Teaching / Education / Language Specialist

Job Description

Careers counsellor will aim to assist students with the process of making career decisions, by helping them choose a career or educational program.

As a careers adviser the main roles are:

• Assess student’s abilities, interests and achievements

• Work with students to develop skills, such as organization, time management, and employment based skills and etiquette

• Find learning and work opportunities and enable students to develop an appropriate career goals

• Use careers information and resources to develop information for KS3, 4 and 5

• Evaluate students’ abilities and interests through aptitude assessments, interviews,  and individual planning

• Prepare, network and identify potential work experience placements with  organisations

• Look to ensure participation in or host potential career or university fayres for  students at school or outside

• Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and parents to help students succeed and develop the prerequisite skills for applications and interviews for relevant career and educational pathways

• Guide students to make decisions that suit their potential career options and their circumstances

• Look at available educational, training and work experience options

• Make a plan of action for achieving the career implementation aims of the school in line with SEF/SIP

• Develop working relationships with employers, colleges, universities and training providers

• Keep up to date with occupational, labour market and university entrance  information

• Give talks and lead discussions to all stakeholders where appropriate

• Update records and complete all other administration tasks as required

• Complete any other aspects as deemed appropriate by the SLT/BOD

Skills / Attributes Required:

• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Education Science preferably in Psychology, Career Guidance & Counselling

• Minimum of 3 years of Experience in the role.

• Ability to relate to a diverse student population, Calm & Engaging Personality.

• Understanding and use of current educational practices in career counselling

• Ability to organize activities and coordinate groups of people.

To Apply:

If you have the passion, energy and commitment to drive accelerated outcomes for young people, then get in touch.  In return, you will join a rapidly evolving organization that can offer you a central role within our future growth plans.

Interviews will be held via SKYPE and/or at a venue in Dubai or the UK

Appointment Start Date Mid-Aug 2016

Fortes Education
Fortes Education
2001, Tameem House, Tecom, Dubai
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