Provides developmental and supportive counseling services to school students.
Implements the discipline policy of the school.
Consults with teachers and administrators to assist in developing interventions and alternatives to facilitate student’s academic performance and emotional adjustment.
Liaise between school and home to ensure appropriate transition of students.
Available for crisis counseling at the discretion of the principal.
Counsels individual students to facilitate transition from home to school, to build positive attitudes, self-understanding, and self-reliance.
Supports the school administration in implementing the discipline policy and procedure, including meeting students, taking disciplinary actions, recording data in the student information system, submitting reports and conducting related meetings.
Developing behavior modification plans in coordination with the teaching staff and following up with parents.
Provides growth support group counseling to improve self-confidence, interpersonal skills, help students to acquire problem solving techniques, decision making and coping skills, and behavior management.
Consults with teachers and serves as a referral agent.
Serves as member/consultant to the school guidance team.
Provides family counseling on a limited basis to assist parents in understanding of child development.
Explains the counseling function to students, parents, teachers, and the community by participating in school advisory and school staff meetings, community and school related organizations.
Contributes to organizing and implementing parent and teacher training or in-service activities.
Acts as co-facilitator with teachers for guidance activities presented in the classroom.
Assists the school principal and vice principal in dealing with problems related to counseling and guidance.
Identify and provide intervention strategies for children and their families, including case management and crisis intervention.
Assess student functioning, both formally and informally, in home, school and community, identifying factors that may negatively impact his or her education while also assessing strengths.
Counsel parents with child rearing problems, interviewing the child and family to determine whether further action is required.
Refer parents to external help that provide medical, psychiatric, and other tests that may disclose causes of difficulties and indicate remedial measures.
Counsel students whose behavior, school progress, or mental or physical impairment indicate a need for assistance, diagnosing students’ problems and arranging for needed services.
Promote consistent school attendance.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. (Sociology, Social Worker, psychology)
Minimum 30 years old and in good physical health.
5+ years counseling experience, preferably in Qatar.
Fluency in English, reading, speaking and writing
Proven ability to effectively work with children and adults in a pleasant and cooperative manner
Perform responsibilities and tasks timely, accurately and with great attention to detail
Proactive with a positive attitude.
Able to operate with minimal supervision and self-motivated
Highly organized and able to multi-task.
Creativity, and ability to think out of the box
Works safely and establishes a safe environment; reacts quickly in emergency situations to maximize children safety.
Analyzes situations and takes appropriate action regarding routine/emergency procedural matters without immediate supervision.
Transferrable residency or work permit
We offer competitive salaries and friendly school environment. Package includes child tuition discounts. This position is available for Social Workers and counseling who are residing in Qatar or are planning to move there to stay with their families. Package does not include housing, transportation or summer tickets.
- Job Location
- Doha, Qatar
- Company Industry
- Education, Training, and Library
- Company Type
- Employer (Private Sector)
- Job Role
- Teaching and Academics
- Employment Type
- Full Time Employee
- Monthly Salary Range
- Number of Vacancies
- Job Ref.
- Career Level
- Mid Career
- Years of Experience
- Min: 3
- Residence Location
- Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma