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Performing Arts (Drama) Teacher - Yas American Academy

Aldar Education - Yas American Academy
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Furnished Accommodation
Annual Airfare
Start date
Start June 2024
2 years
  • All Levels
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 1 year of teaching experience
  • Drama
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • Family VISA
  • Comprehensive family medical insurance 
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Annual Airfare
  • Furnished Accommodation 


The purpose of this post is to contribute to the Department as a team player through collaboration and the development of best pedagogical practices. Teachers at Yas American Academy are responsible to have overall responsibility for maximizing learning opportunities for all students within the Department; teachers will have a positive impact on the whole school's development through the delivery of high-quality outcomes for all students.

General Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the academy in achieving its overall vision and strategic intentions and contribute to the achievement of relevant targets as set out in the academy’s improvement plan and self-evaluation form 
  • Comply with regulations about health and safety at work legislation and adhere to academy policies relating to safe working practices and equal opportunities regulations 
  • Comply with the academy’s Performance Management Policy ensuring challenging annual targets are set and fulfilling the role of performance management reviewer if directed to do so by the Principal 
  • Engage in annual training linked to child protection, safeguarding, and health and safety together with all training deemed appropriate for academy improvement or performance management 
  • Comply with the academy’s staff dress code at all times including the wearing of a photo ID/lanyard 
  • Comply with the academy’s computer Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) at all times 
  • Attend all staff briefings/Professional Development Activities
  • Areas of Responsibility and Key Tasks Planning, Preparation, Teaching, and Lesson Management. Teach allocated students by supporting their planning and teaching to achieve outstanding progression of learning through: 
  • Oversee the development and refreshing of curriculum unit planning within the faculty department 
  • Keep up to date, utilize, and apply Inquiry Based Principles 
  • Create a climate that is conducive to outstanding Learning and Teaching by serving as a pedagogical coach and mentor of faculty in line with the school’s performance management framework 
  • Identifying clear learning objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed 
  • Setting tasks which challenge students and ensure high levels of interest 
  • Setting appropriate and demanding expectations 
  • Setting clear targets, building on prior attainment 
  • Identifying SEN or very able students 
  • Providing clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation, and challenge 
  • Making effective use of assessment and ensuring coverage of programs of study 
  • Making effective use of performance data and key indicators to inform planning and therefore deliver differentiated learning – matched to the need 
  • Ensuring effective teaching and the best use of available time 
  • Maintaining an effective learning environment by the academy's procedures and encouraging good practice about punctuality, behavior, standards of work, and homework 
  • Apply a variety of teaching methods to match the approach to content, structure information, present a set of key ideas, and use appropriate vocabulary 
  • Use effective questioning and listen carefully to students 
  • Select appropriate learning resources and develop study skills through the library, I.C.T., and other learning technologies  
  • Ensuring students acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills, and understanding appropriate to the subject taught 
  • Evaluating own and others' teaching critically to improve effectiveness 
  • Ensuring the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

At Yas American Academy, which is located on Yas Island, we follow the prestigious American Massachusetts State Curriculum. We are proud to boast state-of-the-art facilities and a student-centered learning culture, enabling students to make phenomenal progress through inquiry-based learning and project-based classrooms.

A globally recognized standard of excellence, NEASC Accreditation attests to a school’s high quality and integrity.

We believe that imagination, creativity, and big dreams can change our world! We are focused on improvement and solutions. We empower our staff and students to be innovative and unconstrained. We celebrate thinkers and doers.

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