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Counsellor (College / Careers and Social-Emotional)

Counsellor (College / Careers and Social-Emotional)

Swiss International School

Doha, Qatar

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Starting between 131,000 and 225,000 QAR per annum, Tax Free
Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date:
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28 February 2018

Job overview

The new Swiss International School of Qatar is seeking a versatile Counselor for September 2018. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to build our counseling department from scratch. The role involves setting up the counseling department, counseling students regarding IB course choices and university applications, and counseling students with social and emotional needs.  

SISQ will be a full IB school and has the ambition of becoming one of the leading educational institutions in the region.

The successful candidate will have the following essential qualities:

  • Experience as a counselor in an IB DP school
  • Excellent knowledge of university applications in an international setting
  • Ability to cope in a start-up environment 
  • Willingness to work as the sole counselor and to fulfill a variety of counseling roles, depending on student needs
  • A collaborative style and a good sense of humour 
  • A commitment to continuous improvement 
  • A commitment to student learning and safeguarding  

The following qualities would be an advantage: 

  • Experience setting up a counseling programme
  • Experience and understanding of the MYP  

Applications for this position are through Schrole. Please apply early, as SISQ may make an appointment before the closing date if an exceptional candidate is found.

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About Swiss International School

Swiss International School opened its doors in 2017 with an initial enrollment of 300 students from PK to grade 8. As Qatar's fastest growing school, SISQ now enrolls 800 students and offers a full IBDP program. We are slated for further growth and expect to reach an enrollment of 1,400 over the next few years.

SISQ is an IB continuum school offering first rate educational services to the expatriate and local communities in Doha. Our ethos is deeply rooted in the values of the IB: global citizenship, open-mindedness and the desire to create a better world. SISQ prides itself on its international community and staff, and while our language of instruction is English, we grant a special place to Arabic and French. We also offer German for native and non-native speakers.

At SISQ we believe that our diversity is our biggest strength. We are a dynamic and innovative, research-based school that is forward-looking and trying to prepare students for the challenges of tomorrow's world. The SISQ vision is to be a student-centered and teacher-focused school, where teachers actively shape the educational program. As the experts in the classroom, teachers design the school's professional development program empowering each staff member to reach their full potential.

We invite you to help shape the future of  SISQ and become a member of an amazing staff that is committed to providing the best possible educational services in a supportive and caring environment.

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