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Careers Counselor
Permanent vacancy in All Emirates, United Arab Emirates
Job Reference:
Public  National , Secondary High School
Type of Post:
Permanent, Full Time
Application type :
Overseas Only applicants accepted
Job Start Date:
ASAP Start
Contact Email:
Interview Format:
Face to Face,
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Career's Counsellor Jobs for the Ministry of Education UAE

The Minsitry of Education is recruiting for Career Counsellor's to join the UAE public schools

There are NO SKYPE interviews and so all Careers Counsellor's MUST sign up and be approved to attend an in-person interview.  Only Careers Counsellor's that are approved to attend will be provided full details.

The Career Counsellor facilitates students in identifying realistic and achievable employment goals. The incumbent will be responsible for establishing and maintaining links with local employers so as to facilitate opportunities for students graduating from MOE. Additionally the role will involve career advice and to advice for further learning opportunities to enhance the graduate’s potential in the workplace.

  1. Interview students to obtain employment history, education background and career goals.
  2. Administer and interpret tests designed to determine the interests, aptitudes and abilities of students.
  3. Collect labour market information for students regarding career choice and skill requirements.
  4. Counsel students on career related issues.
  5. Assist students with completion of various components of the application process for training.
  6. Keeping up to date on program changes and current labour market trends.
  7. Implement and manage career fairs and visits.
  8. Manage a fairly large caseload.
  9. Ensure all files are complete and consistently current.
  10. Implement and maintain MOE’s Quality Assurance policies and procedures through application audit and continuous client feedback.
  11. Act as an Ambassador for the Ministry Of Education, fostering relationships with both community and commercial representatives.
  12. The responsibilities listed above are not exhaustive
  13. Additional duties may be added from time to time depending on organizational requirements.
Salary Package
  1. TAX FREE income of 16,000 - 21,000 AED per month!
  2. FREE flights provided for teacher, spouse and 3 children aged up to 18 years of age (flight is incoming and on exit only)
  3. FREE medical cover provided for teacher, spouse and 3 children aged up to 18 years of age
  4. FREE visa provided for teacher only
  5. Gratuity bonus as per UAE labour law
  6. A 2-year contract which is renewable
Careers Counsellor Requirements
  1. Minimum Master Degree, preferably in Career Guidance, Counseling or a related field
  2. Excellent oral and written English essential.
  3. Spoken and written Arabic helpful but not essential.
  1. Ideally a minimum of 5 years within a similar role in an educational environment.
  2. A skilled personality profiler using the appropriate psychometric assessment tools.
  3. Ability for career guidance/personality match.
  4. Ability to guide students to recognize their strengths and weaknesses and support them to acknowledge the same.
  5. Ideally some teaching experience.
  6. A candidate who is proficient in CV writing skills.
  7. Ability to utilize all types of media for the enhancement of the job role.

  1. Excellent written and verbal skills in English, for non-native speakers, a minimum of IELTs 7.0 Academic or 7.5 overall with no less than 6.5 in any skill
Other Requirements
  1. Satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references.
Apply now to secure your next Career Counsellor Job in the United Arab Emirates with The start date is determined by the teacher as and when you are able to start.  Once you are successful securing employment with the education reform you will need to attest your documents. Your consultant will help you with this process.
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Minimum Application Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirement: Bachelor's Degree
Type of Staff:
Male or Female can apply to this job
Must be western trained (USA, Canada, UK, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa)
Must be a native speaker of English
STRONG Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT's) can apply
Prefer candidates with international experience
Open University qualification(s) are NOT accepted
Non-western trained teachers who have international education experience international educational institute before are accepted
**Non-Native speaking teachers require an IELTS level 7+ to apply
**Should have a degree in Science/Biology/Chemistry/Physics or equivalent
**Should have a Training Qualification

Remuneration Package

Salary Range:
A salary up to 21000  AED (UAE Dirham)  based on experience and qualification, TAX FREE
State/Public medical provided
Flight(s) provided for teacher spouse and up to 3 children
Bereavement Leave:
Bereavement leave given
Emergency Evacuation:
Emergency evacuation given
Gratuity Amount:
Gratuity Amount of 21 days for each year complete is provided
Contract Length:
2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement

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