Elementary School Counselor


  • Kuwait
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 30 days ago

Education Required: Bachelor

Minimum Teaching Experience: 3 years of teaching experience

Major: Psychology/Social Science/Counselling

Required Certificates:

Teaching Credential/License

Other Certification
  • Must be a licensed Counselor with a bachelor degree in Psychology, Social Sciences or related field or Masters in Guidance and/or Counseling
  • 5+ years of experience in counseling ES students and classroom teaching
  • Bilingual speaker (English & Arabic) preferred
  • Possess a vast “toolbox” of successful interventions for students
  • Deep understanding of student developmental stages and needs.
  • Trained in Counseling micro-skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to make complex decisions
  • High level of organizational skill and ability to adhere to processes (notetaking, ephemeral & case notes)
  • Preferably Mental Health First Aid or ASSIST training
  • Student advocate and ability to follow student protection procedures.
  • Knowledge of CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy) or valid therapeutic intervention
  • Prioritizes confidentiality.
Job Benefits:
  • Salary: According to the required qualifications and experience for the position
  • Vacation: As per the school calendar
  • Training: Provided. We have an extensive professional development budget
  • We provide airline tickets to and from the home of record at the start, annual summer leave, and, at the end of the contract
  • Health Insurance: Provided. International, worldwide coverage
  • Relocation (baggage) Allowance: Reimbursed up to ~$1300 USD approx. at the start and end of contract against presentation of receipts
  • Document Authentication and Visa Expenses: Reimbursed ~$1000 USD approx. against the presentation of receipts
  • Other Allowances: Settling in allowance ~650 USD approx; local prepaid SIM card to the value of 15 USD approx. is handed to the employee upon arrival
  • End of service gratuity: Yes, paid upon completion of the contract.
Job Description:

Seeking an Elementary School Counselor

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