Job title: Secondary Universities And Careers Counsellor

Company: Uptown International School (UIS)

Job description: Job Description

Job Title Secondary Universities Careers

Description

Uptown International School (UIS)Dubai

Salary: Undisclosed Contract type: Full Time Contract term: Permanent Date Posted: 3 Aug 2020 Closing date: 21 Aug 2020 Start date: August 2020 Suitable for NQTs: No

Uptown School Uptown is a truly international, IB World School that serves our whole community. We provide a world-class education and expect excellent educational outcomes. This provides for a stimulating environment, where hard work and commitment are rewarded. We are committed to continuous improvement as individuals and as a school. If you want to join us on that journey, make a genuine difference to childrens lives and become a better teacher then please read on! We are proud to be one of few IB continuum schools in the UAE and uphold the IB philosophy in all that we do. The result is a community of students, parents and staff that are highly supportive of the aims of the school and work together to maximise opportunities for all. A strong focus on professional development and world-class facilities allow Uptown teachers to be imaginative and innovative when delivering the curriculum. The Role We are seeking an outstanding Universities and Careers Counsellor who will be able to support our students as they begin to make decisions about higher education pathways and future careers. Ideally, applicants will have experience of placing students from an international school at highly-respected universities in the UK, USA and the UAE. The role will involve providing guidance, advice and support to students regarding careers, universities and higher education courses, overseeing the university application process and preparing students for interviews. The post holder will be expected to keep detailed records of student applications and destinations and use this knowledge to further improve the advice that they give students. The successful candidate will work with the experienced team of Guidance Counsellors across the Taaleem group to build relationships with universities, organise University fairs and plan school visits.
Taaleem We are part of the Taaleem group of schools. Taaleem is the second largest provider of education in the region and a group that has an absolute focus on education. As a Taaleem teacher, you will join one of the largest, most respected education providers in the United Arab Emirates. Taaleem (which means education in Arabic) was established in 2004 and now has over 9,000 students attending our ten international schools and pre-schools in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Taaleem is also one of the Middle Easts leading IB workshop providers for PYP, MYP, DP and CP. Taaleem is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents. What we offer We are committed to developing our staff and run regular professional development workshops to ensure that our teachers are equipped to provide students with the best possible educational experience. Taaleem provides high-quality, purpose-built accommodation for teaching staff equipped with a gym, a pool and all amenities. We offer an attractive tax-free salary, medical insurance, free child places within selected schools and an annual flight allowance. Living in the UAE With year-round sunshine, a tax-free salary and endless career development opportunities, Dubai is one of the major players in the international teaching market. Whether you enjoy spending your weekends dune bashing and cycling the desert tracks, or indulging in some retail therapy before a dip in the sea, Dubai has it all. Its a great place to develop yourself professionally, while enjoying an enriching life outside of the workplace. At Taaleem we are proud and privileged to operate some of the leading schools in the UAE, led by outstanding teachers from all over the world. Our schools are located across Dubai and Abu Dhabi, catering to the British, IB and American curricula, so we always look for a diverse and inspiring teaching body who are looking to help educate and develop the future generations. Application process If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a letter of application and your CV, including two referees to secondaryoffice@uptownschool.ae. Taaleem and Uptown School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all appropriate checks will be made during the recruitment process.

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Location: Dubai

Job date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 01:39:36 GMT

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