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Elementary Coordinator - August 2024

school
ADNOC Schools - Madinat Zayed Campus
location
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Start date
Ongoing
3 years
1
  • Elementary
  • University Graduate, Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 6 years of teaching experience
  • Education
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand

You must be a fully qualified teacher with:

  • Passionate and caring educators
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education or a bachelor’s degree in a related subject with PGCE or other teacher qualification 
  • 6 years experience, including 4 consecutive years of teaching performance that exceeds standards and expectations as evidenced by Performance Appraisal
  • Experience of the American curriculum
  • A commitment to an extensive enrichment program

 

Aldar Education is a family of world-class, child-centered, and innovative schools based in the UAE. We educate over 22,000 students across our group of Owned and managed schools and as we grow, so does our need for highly skilled, inspirational, and dedicated school leaders.

We offer an attractive remuneration package including medical cover, flights, furnished accommodation, and children's education allowance. Our future-focused learning model includes both students and staff and so we place a special emphasis on professional development, coaching, and training. Successful candidates will have access to a wide network of professionals and opportunities to lead and contribute to training others as well as developing themselves.

Aldar Education is keen to hear from like-minded, forward-thinking school leaders who would welcome the challenge and opportunities that we have to offer.

This job description is not all-inclusive. Aldar Education reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are also mindful of our national development strategy and encourage UAE Nationals in their application at our company.

Aldar Education and ADNOC Schools are committed to safeguarding children and young people, and any offer of appointment will be subject to any relevant medical checks and clearance from appropriate safeguarding authorities.

Aldar Education is currently seeking a high-performing Elementary Coordinator for an August 2024 start. The current vacancy is based in ADNOC School – Elementary Campus, Madinat Zayed, UAE.

ADNOC Schools are Massachusetts State Curriculum schools with superb facilities in Abu Dhabi City and the Western Region of Abu Dhabi Emirate.

The Massachusetts Curriculum is one of the most highly regarded and successful curricula in the United States, with close links to prestigious higher education institutions such as Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Graduates of ADNOC Schools receive the American High School Diploma - the standard entry qualification for US colleges and universities.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading school group.

The successful candidates will be closely aligned with our core values and ethos and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the values of the region. 

Responsibilities:

  • Support middle/senior leaders in promoting and developing a vision for the future of the school; demonstrating inspirational leadership and creativity
  • Play a significant role in the school improvement planning process, taking account of the agreed priorities of the school, and reflecting specifically on personal areas of responsibility
  • Contribute to the identification of key areas of strength and weakness in the school with detailed reflection on day-to-day working knowledge of the school’s policies and practices
  • Develop and enhance a culture of teamwork, in which the views of members of the school community are valued and taken into account
  • Contribute to the self-evaluation of the school
  • Maintain a high profile as an example of best and leading practices within the classroom and foster the high expectations to which the school aspires.
  • To lead, develop, and monitor whole school assessment in conjunction with middle/senior colleagues.
  • Carry out regular Teaching & Learning reviews to include, lesson observations, work/mark book scrutiny, learning walks, and progress/attainment scrutiny
  • Share responsibility for the analysis of key school performance data, to ensure priorities are appropriate and improvement in standards is promoted.
  • Oversee the development of effective timetabling, which meets and responds to the needs of students within the statutory frameworks and the resources available.
  • Coach and develop staff to maximize impact on effective teaching and learning.
  • Through liaison and guidance, work closely with curriculum leaders to ensure the best learning opportunities for children.
  • Include students to further enhance their learning opportunities and personal development.
  • Support the target-setting process, including statutory procedures and targets for individuals and groups throughout the school.
  • Implement strategies to promote high standards of behavior.
  • Seek to develop and enhance a broad and rich curriculum that meets the needs of the range of students in the school.
  • Monitor and evaluate outcomes achieved from classroom practice.
  • Take a leading role in the development of quality and manageable assessment practice throughout the school.
  • Lead the development of a core subject throughout the school to ensure high-quality teaching which supports high standards.
  • To demonstrate a commitment to positive behavior management throughout the school acting as a restorative practice facilitator.
  • Contribute to the creation of a positive school ethos, in which every individual is treated with dignity and respect, and promote safeguarding to ensure the welfare of children and young people is paramount.
  • Make a distinctive contribution to the wider school team and continue development to aid the transition through the phases.
  • Contribute to the development of collaborative approaches to learning within the school and beyond.
  • Work in collaboration with the High School Coordinator to aid the transition from Cycle 1 to Cycle 2
  • Monitor the effectiveness of colleagues’ teaching and wider professional impact in line with the performance management policy and procedures.
  • Support the recruitment, induction, and retention process for all new staff.
  • Lead, manage, and organize meetings as appropriate in support of the school’s aims.
  • Set high expectations for your performance and that of others.
  • Engage in relevant professional development activity, as necessary.
  • Quality assures summative assessments and ensures results are entered accurately and reliably
  • To ensure students’ progress is measured against UAE curriculum standards
  • To ensure students’ attainment is measured against external, national, and international benchmarking to improve teaching and learning (CPAA / MAP)
  • To use data analysis to monitor students’ progress and to identify gaps in learning
  • Identify underachieving students who should be targeted for intervention and support 
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the delegated areas of responsibility to ensure the school meets statutory requirements in a highly effective and efficient manner.
  • Carry out any other reasonable tasks requested by the principal.
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Vision

The ADNOC Schools, in line with the UAE government's pioneering initiatives, aim to become a premier school in the region, graduating highly competent, socially responsible citizens and future national leaders.

Mission

The mission of ADNOC Schools is to prepare Emirati and other students, through an academically rigorous curriculum, to achieve their highest potential in a global, technologically advanced society, where Arabic and Islamic values are honored and cultural differences are respected.

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