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Head of English and Innovation

school
Ignite School
location
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
housing
Housing allowance paid to employee for self or furnished hotel apartment
airfair
Annual flights from to home of record (Economy Class) for self, taken once during annual leave
Start date
Start September 2022
2 years
1
  • All Levels
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License
  •  Annual flights from to home of record (Economy Class) for self, taken once during annual leave
  • Housing allowance paid to employee for self or furnished hotel apartment

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible and accountable for setting and advancing the academic strategy of the Department in line with Faculty and school strategic plans and direction.
  • Ensure all staff has access to the necessary support to enable them to contribute fully and develop their skills and experience.
  • Create a dynamic and forward-looking research environment for both staff and students.
  • Ensure all activities are carried out to the highest possible standards and put in place the necessary evaluation and monitoring procedures to ensure both compliance and improvement: such procedures will include teaching, research, and management of all resources.
  • Provide training sessions for all staff in the department.
  • Provide full learning experience and support for students beyond set classes, working with pupils experiencing barriers to learning across the academic range
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Ignite School offers a KG1 to Grade 12, American education experience leading to a High School Diploma for Emirati and expatriate students.  The Ignite School curriculum aligns to the New York State Learning Standards, which includes the New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards as well as KHDA guidelines.  

We are a new school that commenced classes in September 2018 for over 120 students in KG1 (Pre-K) to Grade 5.  In 2020/2021 we expanded our Middle School by adding Grade 7 and in 2021/22 we will be opening Grade 8 classes.  We project an enrollment of around 687 students for September 2021.  Eventually we will offer a KG1 to Grade 12, American education experience leading to a High School Diploma for over 2,000 Emirati and expatriate students with either the traditional or Advanced Placement tracks.

When you join the Ignite School Community in Dubai and you will have the unique opportunity to shape school culture, develop and promote best teaching practices and experience living in the UAE.

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