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Music Teacher - Al Ain British Academy

Aldar Education - Al Ain British Academy
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 1 year of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related subject with PGCE Education.

Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience as a Music Teacher in the English Curriculum.

Job Specific Knowledge & Skill:

  • Commitment to the school’s vision and IB Philosophy and Mission Statement 
  • Passion for education, teaching, and a belief in the potential of every student 
  • Commitment to continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills and organization skills
  • Knowledge of current developments in education
  • Knowledge of child protection and safeguarding 
  • Teaching across ability ranges with proven success 
  • Experience working in more than one International School 
  • Ability to work under pressure, problem-solve, deal with challenging situations and be resilient 
  • A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check or police check


What we offer:

Aldar Academies 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 including medical cover, flights, housing, and free child school places. Our future-focused learning model includes both students and staff 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 both lead and contribute to training others as well as developing themselves.

Aldar Academies is keen to hear from like-minded, forward-thinking school leaders who would welcome the challenges 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 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.

Aldar Academies is currently seeking an outstanding Music Teacher for Al Ain British Academy commencing on September 2024.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family.

Al Ain British Academy opened in September 2011 providing high-quality education in the heritage ‘Garden City’ of the United Arab Emirates. The children are taught the English National Curriculum – tailored to be meaningful to children living in Al Ain. Facilities at the school are excellent and include a large astroturf field, two swimming pools, a well-stocked library, a large multi-purpose sports hall, an auditorium, and outdoor play areas. It is an exciting, challenging, and enjoyable school where achievement for pupils is at the heart of all we do. The school has achieved outstanding levels of progress and attainment, supported by rigorous tracking of data and assessment in all areas of the curriculum. 

Candidates must have a secure knowledge of teaching the English National Curriculum and the latest developments. Potential candidates must demonstrate a proven track record of implementing effective strategies to raise standards and plug gaps in learning to ensure outstanding progress for all. They will be able to demonstrate leadership skills/experiences at a variety of levels and to be effective in working collaboratively in a team.

Successful candidates will find themselves welcomed into a wonderful school family community, where staff are held in high regard by pupils, parents, and school leadership alike. Al Ain is a beautiful, green city that offers an affordable lifestyle within the UAE while offering easy access to Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Oman all within a short drive. Al Ain boasts its tourist attractions in the form of Al Ain Zoo, Jebel Hafeet Mountain, and Al Ain Oasis, as well as leisure facilities including hotels, malls, golf and Rugby club, shooting range, swimming pools, Al Ain Raceway, and much more. We offer a competitive package including relocation, annual flight allowance, medical insurance, end-of-service gratuity, and a 4.5-day working week empowering staff wellbeing. 

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.

Key Task: 

  • To deliver lessons that inspire students to succeed 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 the 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.

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 and presenting sessions that cater to 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.

Behavior management and duties 

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

Al Ain Academy is a welcoming, vibrant learning community. A forward-thinking school that aims to not only help our students grow academically, but also prepare them to be active, confident, and caring members of our society.

We pride ourselves in nurturing a truly international community, where students can excel academically and succeed in all areas of school life whilst maintaining principles and values, such as mutual respect and responsibility. We provide a top-quality education from Nursery to Year 13.


To develop academically excellent, creative, and confident young adults with the skills and passion to contribute to a better society.


To encourage and support outstanding academic performance, with all students maximizing their potential.

To provide a high-quality, future-focused curriculum that embeds the skills and knowledge required for a changing world.

To foster a happy community that believes in fairness, respect for others, and the value of collaboration.


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

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