Counsellor, Abu Dhabi

Closing date:Expiring soon

Amity International School - Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly competitive and aligned with leading International Schools
Contract term: Fixed Term

Amity International school, Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and highly motivated Counsellor.

This role is for an immediate start.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the premier co-educational International schools in the city. Amity International School recognises that its most important investment is in the quality of its teachers and support staff. As such, in order to progress the school in this next phase of its growth, staff will be in receipt of one of the best salaries and packages globally, commensurate with the responsibilities of their position and the size of the school.

We recognise the crucial role that individual well-being plays in allowing our pupils to thrive and succeed. We are multi-national school with a commitment to promote well-being within our nurturing, friendly and ambitious culture. The counselling service at Amity International School is part of a wider Pastoral team led by the Heads of School which also includes the Designated Safeguarding Lead, Heads of School, House Masters and Mistresses and the School Health Clinic. 

Due to the popularity of the school, we are looking to extend the service so that more pupils can benefit from interventions in Emotional Literacy and well-being.

Amity International School is a newly established British Curriculum International School with a renowned reputation for Sport, Music, Arts and Academia. The magnificent 15 acre bay-side campus allows the school to boast unique school facilities within a beautiful setting on the perimeter of the UAE's capital, providing an inspirational working environment where pupils are committed and keen to learn. 

Amity International School is set-up as a not-for-profit organisation.

As a teacher at Amity International School, you will benefit from:

  • A highly competitive teaching salary above the city average
  • Accommodation or a housing allowance aligned with your personal family circumstances
  • Flights for self, spouse and dependents (up to two children)
  • Health insurance for self, spouse and dependents
  • Free child places for up to two children
  • Supportive line management and access to generous professional development training as part of the school's performance management process
  • Opportunities to link with other subject areas in school and other schools internationally

Further details available at Amity International School Careers Site 

Applicants should complete the application form on the TES website via the Quick Apply. Please also submit a CV of no more than 4 pages together with a recent photograph. Scans of degree certificates and teaching qualifications would be also gratefully received.

Please note that the school reserves the right to begin the recruitment process for each role prior to the closing date and therefore, candidates are recommended to submit their application as soon as possible.

For queries, contact the HR Department at

Interviews will be conducted in Abu Dhabi or via Skype.

Start date for this position will be As soon as possible or August 2020.

Closing date: 1 March 2020

Amity International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undergo child protection screening.

More about Amity International School - Abu Dhabi
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: E10, Exit 39, Al Bahya, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 250 39000
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Amity International School is a private all-through school in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The school is part of the Amity Education Group, a not-for-profit Education Foundation with campuses across the world. 

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