81-Teaching professionals not elsewhere classified

Job Title: 

Teaching professionals not elsewhere classified

Job Description: 

Teach, academic instruction or provide tutoring services in a specific skill or subject and/ or educational/vocational guidance or counselling services to individuals or small groups of children or adults.


Teaching professionals not classified elsewhere and does not include teaching professionals herein. Teaching professionals therefore include those who provide private tuition in subjects other than foreign languages and the arts, and those who provide educational counselling to students. It may be for proactive or remedial purposes.


In such cases tasks performed would include :

  • assessing students? level of ability and determining learning needs
  • planning, preparing and delivering programs of study, lessons and workshops for individual students and groups
  • preparing and presenting material on the theory of the subject area being studied
  • instructing and demonstrating practical aspects of the subject area being studied
  • assigning exercises and work relevant to students? level of ability, interests and aptitude
  • assessing students and offering advice, criticism and encouragement
  • revising curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction preparing students for examinations and assessments
  • counselling students regarding educational issues such as course and program selection, class scheduling, school adjustment, truancy, study habits, and career planning
  • counselling students to help them understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioural problems affecting their education
  • preparing students for later educational experiences by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks

Higher specialized knowledge of principles, concepts and techniques in field of work, discipline and/or professional practice

  • Advanced knowledge of analyzing, planning, managing and establishing ideas, policies, strategies, projections and/or conditions in the field of work, discipline and/or professional practice
  • Higher knowledge of research principles and methods
  • Higher knowledge of high level governance of systems, processes and procedures including legislative, regulatory, standards, codes and conventions
  • Broad knowledge of recent developments in the field of work, discipline and/or professional practice
  • Broad knowledge of principles, concepts and techniques in management, economics, finance, statistics and fiscal disciplines related to the field of work and/or professional practice
  • Broad knowledge of political, government, legislative and regulatory systems related to the field of work
  • Broad knowledge of laws, regulations, standards codes and conventions of the UAE and specific Emirates related to the field of work, discipline and/or professional practice and more general subjects including OHSE and cultural understanding and awareness
  • Broad knowledge of principles, concepts and techniques in sensitively managing complex ethical issues
  • Leverage information technology, management information systems, management techniques and tools for optimal field of work performance and/or professional practice
  • Skills in research, analysis, consultation and synthesis of information to evaluate ideas, policies, strategies, projections and/or conditions and produce recommendations and/ or relevant options
  • Manage higher level relationships and organize related activities of respective stakeholders
  • Higher skills and experience in broad based policy analysis, formulation and research, plus planning in sensitive and confidential environment
  • Develop concepts and convey strategic suggestions from the spectrum of development experience
  • Broad level negotiation cultural sensitivity and diplomatic skills
  • Use of information, tools, resources to support broad-level and complex work achievement
  • Work sensitively and effectively in a multi-cultural environment
  • Work with others to develop creative solutions to complex predictable and new contexts problems
  • Communicate with effect, and a proven record of developing and maintaining active partnerships across an organization and with diverse external clients and other key stakeholders
  • Highly developed higher oral and written communication, interpersonal and representational skills, and a proven ability to use these skills to prepare and present clear, concise, high quality advice
  • Highly developed leadership and effective management skills, with capacity to implement and sustain improvements within a team environment, as well as the ability to work flexibly and cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Personal drive and integrity, the ability to self-manage and the capacity to identify and effectively control risks associated with change, as well observe ethical standards related to complex ethical issues
  • Achieving results within tight timelines, and capacity to set and implement new policy directions
  • Highly developed broad organizational skills, including the ability to organize priorities and meet tight deadlines
  • Work Context: 

    Work in a variety of places including primary and secondary schools, commercial premises, such as tutoring franchises, community centres and halls or their own or students? homes.


    Bachelor of Education/Counselling or specific field of work/discipline, higher qualification or equivalent and in some instances may require a post graduate qualification in education and/or speciality subject area.

    Required Work Experience: 

    5 years and above

    Probable Employers: 

    Institute of Applied Technology, Masdar Institute, Abu Dhabi Education Council, Ministry of education, Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE Ministry of Education, NIVE, ADVETI, Zayed University, UAEU, Higher Colleges of Technology

    Occupational Size: 
    Less than 5,000
    Expected Earnings: 

    Higher than the industry average

    Projected Growth: 
    Alternate Titles: 

    Examples of job titles:
    Literacy tutor (private tuition) - Mathematics coach (private tuition) - School counsellor
    Examples of some related occupations:
    University lecturer - Vocational education teacher - Secondary school teacher - Primary school teacher - Intensive language teacher - Migrant education teacher - Music teacher (private tuition) - Dance teacher (private tuition) - Drama teacher (private tuition) - Painting teacher (private tuition) - Sculpture teacher (private tuition) - Visual art tutor (private tuition) - Tutor - Student services officer - Educational psychologist - Family counsellor - Social worker

    UAE Industry Groups: 
    Government, public administration and education services
    International Careers(ISCO): 
    Source Of Info: 
    Occupations and Careers Handbook for UAE Nationals(Copyright NQA ). Referenced from New York University, Abu Dhabhi