Secondary Counselor, Kuwait

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Gulf English School, KuwaitKuwait
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Start date: November or December 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Excellent Package with Overseas Benefits
Contract term: Permanent

The Secondary Counselor must;

• To encourage staff development and support activities on the administration team

• To assist in the completion of the curriculum

• To collect and develop a yearly curriculum plan for all subjects within the department

• To identify overall aims and objectives with their subject area

• To design the structure of the work within the subjects and in meeting the need of the students

• To observe teachers and make sure the appropriate curriculum is covered

• To train and support teacher by observing classes and developing a training program to meet the teachers needs

• To assist in the design of assessment tests, together with the level Principal and school counselor

• To assist teachers in the development and review of assessments with the subjects

• To write a yearly report over the departments successes and challenges at the end of the school year

• To develop action plans over department challenges

• To chair subject committees for accreditation purpose

• To help solve problems and resolve conflict within their department by meeting with teachers, students and parents where needed

• To liaise with all the other coordinators to ensure smooth transition between and within grades

• To gather and present pertinent information to share with the subject team

• To motivate students and staff by personal influence and concern for the team

• To gather analyse and make available student achievement records

• To collect and analyse all grade data with teachers for the department

• To write a quarterly/ yearly reports over assessment data for the department 

• To assist in the selection, storage and dispending of resources within the school

• To carry out additional duties as detailed in the classroom teacher description

• To help to develop class scheduling with vice Principal/ Principal

• To help in developing substitute schedule for the department

• To develop collect and distribute substitute teaching material for the department

• To perform any other duties assigned by the level principal or school Director

• Attend scheduled meetings and communicate appropriate information to teams

Required Skills & Qualifications

• Bachelor in Psychology/Counselling/Social work or Maters/ PGCE in Education or teaching certification 

• MA in education or master in specific subject is always appreciated

• A minimum of 2 years of experience is mandatory in British curriculum

Nationality required - British, American, Australian, New Zealand, South African, Canadian, Ireland 

Job location

More about Gulf English School, Kuwait
Address: P.O. Box 33106, Al Dimanah Street, Block 5, Salmiya, Kuwait
Telephone: +965 2575 7022