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MS & HS English/Social Studies Teacher

school
Maplewood Canadian International School
location
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
housing
Housing Allowance or School's Accommodations
airfair
Annual full air-fare reimbursement for a round trip economy ticket to the candidates home country.
Start date
Ongoing
2 years
1
  • Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • English
  • Teaching Credential/License

School Requirements:

  • Education Required: Bachelor
  • Minimum Teaching Experience: 2 years of teaching experience
  • Major: English
  • Required Certificates: Teaching Credential/License
  • Work Visa Eligibility: United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Education or higher OR a PGCE with a Bachelor's Degree in English Language Arts or a related field.
  • Teaching license from home country/province
  • Must have completed a supervised practicum while earning Education Qualification
  • Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience, preferably in a Canadian curriculum private school or international school setting.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in student-centered learning, standards-based grading, and reporting principles, developing critical thinking skills in students, and fostering an inquiry-based learning environment.
  • Proficient in the use of technology in the classroom.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Passionate about teaching and committed to providing high-quality education to students.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
  • Experience in working with English Language Learners is preferable
  • Renewable, fixed-term contract and visa for 2 years        
  • Highly competitive tax-free salary        
  • Comprehensive health insurance        
  • Fee discount for dependent children
  • Furnished accommodation or housing allowance
  • Annual flight allowance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Visa process

Job Description:

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, ambitious Middle School and Secondary School English Language Arts and Social Studies Teacher who can inspire and motivate our students! MCIS is looking for a dedicated educator to join us on our continuous journey towards excellence by raising standards, improving outcomes for all learners, and delivering the MCIS core purpose:

“To ensure: Students graduate as engaged thinkers and creative innovators with ethical, global perspectives, well prepared for the opportunities and challenges of our changing world.”

This highly motivated teacher will work within the Humanities Department, which is led by forward-thinking practitioners who are keen to ensure all students achieve to the best of their ability in an enjoyable classroom environment.

Maplewood Canadian International School is a Canadian Curriculum school and has full accreditation from Alberta Education which is the highest-performing province in Canada. Canada consistently ranks in the top 2 - 3 countries in the world on international standardized testing programs.

Students attending MCIS gain critical, creative, and innovative thinking skills and receive an Alberta Education High School Diploma upon graduation. This diploma is rated highly desirable in terms of accessing post-secondary institutions around the world.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Maplewood Canadian International School to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading Canadian School! The successful candidates will be closely aligned with our core values and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the values of the region.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver lessons that align with the Alberta Education curriculum for English Language Arts, using student-centered teaching practices that support the development of language acquisition.
  • Prepare English Language Learners for success by closing learning gaps.
  • Implement standards-based grading and reporting principles to provide accurate and meaningful feedback to students and parents.
  • Utilize inquiry-based learning strategies to engage students and enhance their understanding of English Language Arts concepts.
  • Foster a safe and inclusive classroom environment that promotes student learning and encourages open communication and collaboration.
  • Work collaboratively with other teachers and staff to develop and implement cross-curricular projects and initiatives.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as clubs, field trips, and school events.
  • Attend professional development opportunities to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in teaching.

If you are an experienced English Language Arts Teacher with a passion for student-centered learning and a proven track record of success in developing critical thinking skills in students, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

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

MCIS is a Canadian curriculum school delivering a high-quality program to students from ages 4 to 19. The school has full accreditation from Alberta Education which is the highest-performing province in Canada. Canada consistently ranks in the top two to three countries in the world on international standardized testing programs.

At MCIS, we firmly believe that all students can learn and grow given the right environment and resources. We believe that it is our responsibility to create a safe and inclusive learning environment where students feel valued, respected, and supported.

We recognize that each student is unique and has different strengths and interests. Therefore, we strive to provide a holistic approach to education that addresses the physical, emotional, social, and academic needs of each student. We believe that by fostering critical thinking, creativity, and a love of learning, we can prepare our students to become responsible and contributing members of society who are equipped with the knowledge and skills to navigate an ever-changing world.

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

Abu Dhabi is the capital city of UAE and is the second most populous city. Experienced educators or administrators seeking positions in the UAE can find great opportunities in Abu Dhabi.

Arabic
921.000
UAE Dirham
Islam
Hot desert climate
972.45 km²
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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