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Academic Coordinator

Sharjah American International School - Umm Al Quwain Campus
Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates
US 0 a month
School Accommodation
Entitled to airfare after completing one year of service
Start date
2 years
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 3 years of teaching experience
  • B.A. or B.Ed. (in a teaching major) M.A. (in statistics or a related major)
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • 2 recommendation letters
  • Degree certificate and Transcript, High School diploma and transcript (grades 9, 10,11 and 12) attested by Ministry of Education from the country of issue, Foreign Affairs Ministry, UAE Embassy
  • Police Clearance
  • Entitled to airfare after completing one year of service
  • School Accommodation
  • Full-time overseas – hired and locally – hired employees receive a 25% (twenty-five percent) reduction in tuition fee - for up to two dependents for the first year of service and 50% (fifty percent) for each successive year of full-time employment with the school. All other fees must be borne by the employee.  
  • Medical Insurance - medical insurance provided to visa holders only

Reports to: The assigned Assistant Principal

Responsible for: 

  • Underachieving Students;
  • Development and Implementation of a Curriculum


Academic Coordination

  • Conduct academic staff training as directed by the AP’s or requested by the Hods;
  • Work with the AP’s and Hods before approving any book or supply;
  • Serve as the person charged by the Principal with the monitoring of student's academic progress;
  • Review and follow-up on student academic referrals regularly with the appropriate AP;
  • Meet frequently with the Student Counselor to discuss student problems;
  • Confer with SMC on issues of policy involving student dismissal;
  • Work with HoD’s to promote, support, and monitor interdepartmental projects and activities;
  • Attend all staff meetings, including SMC, ES and HS meetings, and HoD meetings;
  • Attend all Parent-Teacher meetings;
  • Establish regular office hours during which he/she is easily accessible to instructional staff;
  • Throughout the year, prepare a list of academic topics to address in the final report;
  • Develop relationships with outside agencies for referral of students with special academic needs.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Principal.


Curriculum Coordination

  • Plan and coordinate the development and implementation of effective horizontal and vertical curriculum and instruction, K-12, in collaboration with HoD’s, Grade leaders, and other teachers;
  • Coordinates the development of curriculum objectives in collaboration with the Hods;
  • Prepares and develops annual curriculum assessments for all grades and departments;
  • Facilitate and organize training for new faculty members;
  • Assist and guide the development of course content;
  • Assist in updating course content;
  • Assist heads of departments (HoD’s) with the development and printing of departmental curriculum guides/course descriptions;
  • Coordinates the process for selection and purchase of textbooks, equipment, and instructional supplies in collaboration with the Hods;
  • Conduct curriculum meetings and/or training with faculty; participates in the planning and delivery of curriculum training as appropriate;
  • Monitor professional research and disseminate ideas and information to all teaching and administrative staff;
  • Assists Hods with providing in-service guidance;
  • Prepare reports as requested by the School Management Committee and the Principal;
  • Attend professional staff development workshops to keep abreast of current practices;
  • Acts as a resource person to teachers on issues in the curriculum area;
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Principal.




This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

To provide western education, to encourage academic excellence and to implement an inclusive learning environment for that includes students of all ability levels. Sharjah American International School (SAIS) is an American Curriculum School that hosts over 25+ different nationalities and cultural backgrounds in the grades K-12.

We strive for excellence and are committed to preparing students both academically and socially. Our aim is to develop creative problem solvers and analytical thinkers that are confident, committed and hard working. SAIS fosters a community of inclusive with its cultural diversity of both staff and students. We are proud to have a diversified learning community where all members work together in harmony, collaboration and respect to achieve common goals; creating a community of understanding that empowers students to be passionate, innovative, and productive citizens in an ever-changing global society while embracing the cultural values of the UAE.

SAIS nurtures students from from KG to 12 have a multiple opportunity to develop both within and outside of the classroom developing each as it is important for every child’s to bring out own unique personality through the guidance and learning of successful Teachers. SAIS have strong excellence in excellent academic standards, providing classes in Mathematics, Sciences, and Information Technology, English and other Religion academic program. SAIS also provides outstanding classes in the Arts and- Performing Visual arts.

We aim is to establish and maintain a community that inspires passion for learning, where students dare to embark on challenging journeys to achieve their visions and to continuously strive to find or to test available opportunities as innovators or future entrepreneurs".


This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Drawing millions of visitors each year, Dubai allows teachers to experience a unique combination of traditional Middle Eastern ways of life and an upscale expatriate lifestyle. Dubai's many private schools provide opportunities for licensed teachers to teach in one of the most exciting and dynamic modern cities in the world.

UAE Dirham
Hot desert climate
4,114 km²
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job