Aldar Academies are
currently seeking for an outstanding School Counsellor for the coming academic year 2020-2021. The main purpose of the role is to provide
professional leadership and management for the department in order to secure
high quality teaching and learning, effective use of resources and improved
standards of learning and achievement for all students.
The School Counsellors will
assist students with personal, family, educational, mental health, or career
problems. The counsellors will advocate for students and work with other
individuals and organizations to promote the academic, career, personal, and
social development of the student.
Counsellors will help students
evaluate their abilities, interest, talents, and personalities to develop
realistic academic and career goals. Counsellors use interviews, counselling
sessions, interest and aptitude assessment tests, and other methods to evaluate
and advise students and social development problems or special needs.
•Help students enhance
personal, social, and academic growth
•Monitor the progress of
Make contact with parents todiscuss student behaviour
•Take steps to prevent
bullying and support victims of bullying
•Help students develop job
search skills, such as resume writing and interviewing techniques
•Help students understand and
deal with social, behaviour, and personal problems
•Emphasize preventive and
developmental counselling to provide students with life skills needed to
deal with problems before they worsen and to enhance students personal,
social, and academic growth.
•Provide special services
such as conflict resolution classes; identify cases of domestic abuse and
other family problems that can affect a student s development
Identifies areas that would be
appropriate for intervention in the form of group counselling and regularly
forms and leads appropriate groups.
Utilizes both large (classroom)
groups and small groups to make appropriate academic and behavioral
•Coordinates with the Counsellors
regarding career options for students and provides appropriate information
to students regarding careers.
•Assists the counsellors in
providing students with information for career exploration and selection
to assist them in making appropriate academic course selections relating
to their interests.
•Maintains an appropriate
library/database relating to various careers for students to utilize in
their career explorations.
•Works with individual
students and groups of students in regards to appropriate social
•Maintains an awareness of
cultural influences regarding social development of adolescents.
•Monitors students who may be
at risk in regards to social issues and makes appropriate referrals for
interventions outside of school in consultation with parents.