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Head of Data and Assessment

school
Dubai Schools
location
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
1
  • Elementary, Middle School
  • Office/Administration Staff
  • Bachelor
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • Data analysis
  • Other Certification

Person Specification:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Education or suitability for a qualification as a Teacher. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Experience: At least 5 years in a teaching and/or middle leadership role.
  • Competencies: Able to enthuse adults to try new approaches to learning. Be aware of new pedagogical developments and be able to model best practices.
  • Attributes: Organized, collaborative team player, engaging speaker, empathetic listener, a person with integrity, able to convert vision into action, internationally minded, emotionally intelligent, interculturally aware, creative, persuasive, flexible, and capable of managing growth and instilling high standards, spirited, pioneering, professional and nurturing.

To be discussed after the interview.

Taaleem is looking for a qualified, enthusiastic, and passionate Head of Data and Assessment to join our Dubai Schools campus for an August 2024 start.

Dubai Schools:

The Dubai Schools Mission is to be a Beacon of Academic Excellence. Combining an inquisitive teaching approach and future-focused skillset delivery, we work hand-in-hand with the community to nurture students to become independent and empathetic learners. We offer an American education that will be guided by Arabic principles and Islamic values which will foster future-ready graduates, driven by pride and tolerance.

The main objective of the Dubai Schools Al Barsha, Mirdif, and Nad al Sheba Projects is to create a mutually beneficial partnership between the government and the private sector that ensures Dubai’s aspiration to have 100% of Emirati Students enrolled in 'Good+' rated schools. 

Job Purpose: 

The Head of Assessment and Data will be responsible for the collection, distribution,  analysis, and reporting of data related to all elements of curriculum, teaching, and learning K – 12. They will work under the direction of the Associate Principal Curriculum and work in close liaison with the  Elementary Principal and Secondary Principal to develop pedagogical responses to data, action plans,  and interventions, and to support teachers in the classroom with data-informed strategies. The post holder will carry some teaching load, which will largely be delivered through targeted support and interventions in response to student needs. 

The post holder will:

  • Share good practice with colleagues, leading by example and promoting high standards in data collection and analysis practices and delivery of the curriculum differentiated  based on the data
  • Be proactive and interested in keeping the school up-to-date on the latest  educational issues by attending courses and conferences as appropriate
  • Keep abreast of educational developments globally, in particular around tiered support  practices and the use of data to inform instruction
  • Be fully involved in the life of the school both in and out of the classroom
  • Be a contributor to educational reports and documentation required by regulatory and accrediting bodies.
  • Share information as requested by the Business Intelligence and Data Analytics Manager

Taaleem is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. At Taaleem, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective practices about child protection and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to various background checks including, receipt of high-quality references, proof of relevant qualifications, identification, and police checks, including overseas checks.

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

Everybody remembers an inspiring teacher because of the material difference he or she makes to us as individuals, stretching our potential and encouraging us to make the most of our strengths. Empowerment is the upshot of inspirational teaching and it sees students increasingly aiming higher and aiming more.

Together, inspiration and empowerment can be the architects of our future successes. Having charted the link between inspiration, empowerment and success, creating an environment that inspires children is the driving force behind Taaleem.

The Dubai Schools Mission is to be a Beacon of Academic Excellence. Combining an inquisitive teaching approach and future-focused skillset delivery, we work hand-in-hand with the community to nurture students to become independent and empathetic learners.

The vision for Dubai Schools is to offer a first-class international education to students by being a beacon and exemplar of academic quality. The school uses the US curriculum, the New York Engage Standards, as the foundation of the educational program, balanced with a sharp focus on Arabic literacy, Islamic studies, and the cultural values of the UAE. Maintaining this balance is crucial and is likely to define the successful leadership of a school that seeks to meld global-mindedness with an appreciation of the UAE’s cultural heritage.

The main objective of the Dubai Schools Project is to create a mutually beneficial partnership between the government and the private sector that ensures Dubai’s aspiration to have 100% of Emirati Students enrolled in 'Good+' rated schools by 2026.

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.

Arabic
2,106,177
UAE Dirham
Islam
Hot desert climate
4,114 km²
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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