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School Social Worker

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About the Role

We are looking for a passionate Social Worker/School Counselor to join our dynamic team at GEMS Cambridge International School  from January 2022 .The successful candidate will be an experienced Counselor who is excited to join our world class school that is driven to support education at an exceptional level.

Qualification required: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology( full time course ) or equivalent .Preference given to Master’s degree in  Psychology.

Experience required: Not less than 2 years of experience , preference given to candidate’s with experience in similar role at schools in UAE.

About the role : In the capacity of School Counselor , you have the responsibility for designing and implementing a counseling programme that meets the requirements of the school and students and enable students to achieve success in all aspects of their life.

Responsibilities as below but are not limited to :

  1. Design and implement a counseling program aligned with the International School Counselor Association standards.
  2. Provide support for students concerning academic, social-emotional and personal concerns.
  3. Assist students with the career exploration process.
  4. Meet with parents or consult with external parties, such as child protective services or other social service agencies.
  5. Interact and consult with school administration, teachers, school staff, parents, students, and external stakeholders.
  6. Adhere to Child Safe guarding policies and procedures as specified by school and regulatory authorities.

Skills Required:

  1. Resilient and agile decision making skills
  2. Team Player
  3. Excellent Communication Skills
  4. Positive attitude
  5. Superior Interpersonal skills -patience, tolerance, empathy and enthusiasm to interact with staff and students

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