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English Teacher - Aldar Education

school
Aldar Education L.L.C
location
Abu dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Start date
Start June 2022
10
  • Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License
    TESL/TEFL Certificate over 100 hours
    TESL/TEFL Certificate
    TESL/TEFL Diploma Level
    Other Certification

External Description

Aldar Education is currently seeking English Teachers to support our growing family of owned and operated schools in the UAE.

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.

Job Purpose

To be able to teach in an inspiring, and inclusive way, enabling independence, so that every child makes as much progress as possible; to develop positive working relationships with all members of the school and wider community; and to provide high quality teaching, effective use of resources and improved standards of learning and achievement for all students.

Responsibilities

Main Duties:

  • To deliver lessons that inspire students to succeed in order to achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Roles and responsibilities include:
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • To be a good communicator at all levels.
  • Be committed to developing positive relationships with all members of the school community.
  • Working alongside fellow teachers to plan engaging lessons that meet requirements of the curriculum.
  • Liaising with colleagues and working flexibly.
  • Working with parents to ensure the happiness and best academic outcomes for all children.
  • Working cooperatively with curriculum support staff (where applicable) to support children’s development.

Specific Duties:

Teaching and Learning:

  • Clear understanding of the Curriculum.
  • Organising the classroom provision and learning resources and creating displays to encourage a positive and engaging learning environment.
  • Planning, preparing and presenting sessions that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within the class.
  • Motivating pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative teaching.
  • Observing and assessing children in line with school assessments.
  • Being reflective of the classroom provision, sessions taught, progress made, and adjusting environment, planning and curriculum to reflect this.
  • Meeting with other professionals such as speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and educational psychologists, if required.
  • Ensure the Teacher and Learner DNA language and attitudes are being embedded throughout the curriculum

Assessment and Data:

  • Taking responsibility for the progress of a class.
  • Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of student’s development using Target Tracker.
  • Using data provided by assessments to influence further planning, provision and intervention.
  • Providing feedback to parents and carers on a student’s progress at Parent Teacher Conferences and other meetings

Behaviour Management and Duties

  • Follow the school’s behaviour policy.
  • Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to students’ needs in order to inspire, motivate and challenge pupils.
  • Maintain good relationships with pupils, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary within the school’s behavioural policy.
  • Be a positive role model and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour, which are expected of pupils.
  • Have high expectations of behaviour, promoting self-control and independence of all learners.
  • Carry out duties as directed and within the school’s policy.

Wider Professional Responsibilities

  • To work as part of a curriculum action group, supporting planning, assessment, resources and special events linked to that team.
  • Support the organising and taking part in school events, outings and activities which may take place at weekends or in the evening.
  • Communicate effectively with parents/carers with regards to student’s achievements and well-being using school systems/processes such as CPOMS as appropriate.
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school
  • Run a weekly ECA each term.

Qualifications - External

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the related subject with PGCE or other teacher qualification

Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum 1- 2 years Teaching experience

Job Specifics, Knowledge & Skills

  • Previous experience working with students whom English is not their first language
  • Passion for teaching and commitment to educating the whole child
  • A high level of professionalism and consideration of the well-being of children
  • Recent and consistent involvement in extra-curricular activities
  • Respect for all members of a school community, irrespective of position, gender, age and ethnic background
  • A positive and solution-focused attitude to working life
  • A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check or police check
  • The incumbent requires to reside in the same Emirate of the school assigned to

What We Offer

Aldar Education are a family of world-class, child centered, and innovative schools based in the UAE.  We educate over 25,000 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. Our future-focused learning model includes both students and staff and so we place a special emphasis on professional development, coaching and training.

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 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of appointment are subject to satisfactory references and police clearance.

 

Internal Description

Description - Internal

Aldar Education is currently seeking English Teachers to support our growing family of owned and operated schools in the UAE.

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.

Job Purpose

To be able to teach in an inspiring, and inclusive way, enabling independence, so that every child makes as much progress as possible; to develop positive working relationships with all members of the school and wider community; and to provide high quality teaching, effective use of resources and improved standards of learning and achievement for all students.

Responsibilities

Main Duties:

  • To deliver lessons that inspire students to succeed in order to achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Roles and responsibilities include:
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • To be a good communicator at all levels.
  • Be committed to developing positive relationships with all members of the school community.
  • Working alongside fellow teachers to plan engaging lessons that meet requirements of the curriculum.
  • Liaising with colleagues and working flexibly.
  • Working with parents to ensure the happiness and best academic outcomes for all children.
  • Working cooperatively with curriculum support staff (where applicable) to support children’s development.

Specific Duties:

Teaching and Learning:

  • Clear understanding of the Curriculum.
  • Organising the classroom provision and learning resources and creating displays to encourage a positive and engaging learning environment.
  • Planning, preparing and presenting sessions that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within the class.
  • Motivating pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative teaching.
  • Observing and assessing children in line with school assessments.
  • Being reflective of the classroom provision, sessions taught, progress made, and adjusting environment, planning and curriculum to reflect this.
  • Meeting with other professionals such as speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and educational psychologists, if required.
  • Ensure the Teacher and Learner DNA language and attitudes are being embedded throughout the curriculum

Assessment and Data:

  • Taking responsibility for the progress of a class.
  • Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of student’s development using Target Tracker.
  • Using data provided by assessments to influence further planning, provision and intervention.
  • Providing feedback to parents and carers on a student’s progress at Parent Teacher Conferences and other meetings

Behaviour Management and Duties

  • Follow the school’s behaviour policy.
  • Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to students’ needs in order to inspire, motivate and challenge pupils.
  • Maintain good relationships with pupils, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary within the school’s behavioural policy.
  • Be a positive role model and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour, which are expected of pupils.
  • Have high expectations of behaviour, promoting self-control and independence of all learners.
  • Carry out duties as directed and within the school’s policy.

Wider Professional Responsibilities

  • To work as part of a curriculum action group, supporting planning, assessment, resources and special events linked to that team.
  • Support the organising and taking part in school events, outings and activities which may take place at weekends or in the evening.
  • Communicate effectively with parents/carers with regards to student’s achievements and well-being using school systems/processes such as CPOMS as appropriate.
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school
  • Run a weekly ECA each term.

Qualifications - Internal

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the related subject with PGCE or other teacher qualification

Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum 1- 2 years Teaching experience

Job Specifics, Knowledge & Skills

  • Previous experience working with students whom English is not their first language
  • Passion for teaching and commitment to educating the whole child
  • A high level of professionalism and consideration of the well-being of children
  • Recent and consistent involvement in extra-curricular activities
  • Respect for all members of a school community, irrespective of position, gender, age and ethnic background
  • A positive and solution-focused attitude to working life
  • A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check or police check 
  • The incumbent requires to reside in the same Emirate of the school assigned to

What We Offer

Aldar Education are a family of world-class, child centered, and innovative schools based in the UAE.  We educate over 25,000 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. Our future-focused learning model includes both students and staff and so we place a special emphasis on professional development, coaching and training.

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 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of appointment are subject to satisfactory references and police clearance.

 

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

Overview

Aldar Education is the leading education group in Abu Dhabi, we provide inclusive and innovative learning that inspires and empowers communities, Aldar Education aims to be your employer of choice. We educate over 24,000 students across our group of owned and managed schools in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain and as we grow so does our need for highly skilled, inspirational, and dedicated school leaders and employees across the group.

Working collaboratively, our purpose is to empower the next generation to shape our future, directly supporting the educational goals of Abu Dhabi’s government. Today, Aldar Education’s efforts are guided by the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 plan, which aims to build a sustainable knowledge-based economy through premium education. 

We are a “Great Place To Work” and currently employ over 1,400 teachers to deliver the English National Curriculum, the highly regarded American Massachusetts State Curriculum and the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme all with an international dimension.

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

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This is a Direct to School Job