Student Support officer, Abu Dhabi

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The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for BoysAbu Dhabi

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

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. 

SZPAB is looking to appoint a Student Support Officer who will play a vital role in supporting student’s social and emotional wellbeing and removing barriers to learning. The successful candidate will be able to work across all Secondary grades and will report directly to the pastoral support team. In this administrative role, you will have excellent communication and organizational skills and be comfortable liaising with parents for all incidents and organizational tasks. You must be willing to maintain the high standards established at the Academy and be relentless in your pursuit of excellence in both attendance and behavior.  


• Degree in psychology, counseling or a similar field is advantageous but not essential

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

• The ability to speak English and Arabic is an advantage but is not essential

We Offer:

• Renewable fixed-term contract for 2 years

• Highly competitive tax-free salary

• Comprehensive international health insurance

• Annual flight allowance

Please note, this is a local hire contract and housing will not be provided

Please complete the TES online application form and upload your CV, with a letter of application that outlines your career so far and ambitions for the role. 

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...