School Counselor, starting August 2024

Kuwait City, HA

Join us at the American Creativity Academy!

We are looking to hire a dedicated School Counselor to educate our school's students. The School Counselor will demonstrate the ability to perform designated duties and work collaboratively with school administrators, students, parents, teachers and staff. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to working with young people in the areas of academic achievement, career development, personal/social development and community involvement.

School Counselor Salary and Benefits:

Teaching Benefit Type

Teaching Benefit Details


Annual (12 months)


not provided


not provided


National and school holidays

Health Insurance

Not provided

Education Allowance

50% Tuition discount for up to 3 children

PD Allowance



End-of-contract bonus provided

Contract Length

2 years

More about the American Creativity Academy:

  • The school is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA) and is an IB World School.
  • The academic curriculum is based on the Core American Standards Curriculum

School Counselor Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work or School Counseling and/or
  • Master's degree in School Counseling (optional)
  • Preferred 1-2 years of experience. New grads welcome to apply.
  • Preferred teaching or counselor license.

School Counselor Responsibilities:

  1.  Provides guidance and counseling services for students, utilizing parents, staff and community resources in the areas of academic achievement, career development, personal/social development and community involvement. 
  2. Works with and through the team leader, department chair or guidance director, where applicable, in the area of student services. 
  3. Maintains professional growth via staff development activities both within and outside the district. Provides for the implementation and delivery of the Guidance curriculum. 
  4. Serves as on-staff resource with expertise in student services. 
  5. Provides counseling services for students and advisement to parents, teachers, staff, and outside agencies. Counseling services may include, but are not restricted to, individual counseling, group counseling, classroom presentations and crisis intervention. Counseling services may include a review of psychological evaluations and standardized test scores. 
  6. Assists with student scheduling, student placement, student records, parent conferences, Child Study Team (CST) referrals, outside agency referrals, school level articulation, and student recognition. 
  7. Plans, implements and coordinates the delivery of the guidance curriculum for middle school with school staff. 
  8. Consults with teachers, teams, administrators, families and students regarding the progress of students. 
  9. Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal. 

Life in Kuwait

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