Elementary Counselor (KG - Grade 5), Abu Dhabi

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for BoysAbu Dhabi

Date posted:
Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys is a leading US Curriculum school, delivering an outstanding education from KG – to Grade 12. As a GEMS-managed school, SZPAB has, since opening in 2015, already established a reputation across the UAE for its high quality education, modern facilities,  innovative use of technology and 1 to 1 iPad program.

The school was listed as one of the top 10 schools in the UAE and won the best blended curriculum in the UAE in the Schools Compared Awards 2018. We have received a Band A rating from ADEK (Ofsted equivalent), who identified the use of technology to enrich the curriculum and the Learning Support department as ‘Areas of Distinction’ across the UAE. The school has recently achieved Apple Distinguished School Status, the first K-12 School in the UAE to do so. SZPAB also has NEASC candidacy status and AI accreditation for its curriculum. 

The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy wishes to appoint a committed, driven and motivated individual to join the Student Welfare Team which is responsible for the welfare of our students.  You will work with children, teachers, parents and occasionally outside agencies to provide our students the support they need to overcome the difficulties in their lives and  become successful learners. 

Exceptional CPD opportunities are available to all teachers including the NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH in addition to GEMS professional qualifications.


• Bachelor’s Degree in counselling

• Relevant experience in a school setting

• A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check or police check

We Offer:

• Renewable fixed-term contract for 2 years

• Highly competitive tax-free salary

• Fully furnished accommodation, with gym and pool

• Comprehensive international health insurance

• Annual flight allowance

Please complete the Tes online application form and upload your CV, with a letter of application that outlines your career so far and ambitions within the education profession. 

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted

More about The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Address: W9, PO Box 812, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 2 2033333
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The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys is an Abu Dhabi Education Council accredited Band A school with a strong emphasis on developing our students’ awareness of local culture as well as providing a top class education, so that they can become the...