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Primary Teacher - The Pearl British Academy

Aldar Education - Pearl British Academy
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Start date
Start December 2023
  • Elementary
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor

Qualities and Attributes:

  • 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 required Curriculum. 
  • Organising the classroom provision and learning resources and creating displays to encourage a positive and engaging learning environment.
  • Planning, preparing and presenting sessions that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within the class ensuring personalised learning for all students
  • Motivating pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative teaching.
  • Observing and assessing children in line with school assessment processes.
  • Being reflective of the classroom provision, sessions taught, progress made, and adjusting environment, planning and curriculum to reflect this.
  • Meeting with other professionals such as speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and educational psychologists, if required.
  • Ensure the Pearl British Academy Teacher HPL language and attitudes are being embedded throughout the curriculum.

Assessment and data:

  • Taking responsibility for the progress of all individuals in a class/ classes.
  • Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of student’s development using Learning Ladders.
  • Using data provided by assessments to influence further planning, provision and intervention as part of the expected quality first teaching.
  • Providing feedback to parents and carers on a student’s progress at Parent Teacher Conferences and other meetings.

Behaviour Management and Duties:

  • Follow the school’s behaviour policy.
  • Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to students’ needs in order to inspire, motivate and challenge pupils. 
  • Maintain good relationships with pupils, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary within the school’s behavioural policy.
  • Be a positive role model and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour, which are expected of pupils.
  • Have high expectations of behaviour, promoting self-control and independence of all learners. 
  • Carry out duties as directed and within the school’s policy.
  • Ensure all attendance and punctuality expectations are followed as per policy.

Wider professional responsibilities:

  • To work as part of a curriculum action group, supporting planning, assessment, resources and special events linked to that team.
  • To actively take responsibility for your CPD to seek improved standards of teaching and learning in line with the school SDP and your personal development plan. 
  • Support the organising and taking part in school events, outings and activities which may take place at weekends or in the evening.
  • Communicate effectively with parents/carers with regards to student’s achievements and well-being using school systems/processes such as CPOMS as appropriate.
  • Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school.
  • Run a weekly ECA each term.
  • A Bachelor Degree in a related subject with PGCE or equivalent teaching qualification.
  • Outstanding teacher.
  • Teaching across ability range with proven success.
  • Experience of working in an International School is desirable.
  • Experience of teaching UK Curriculum. 
  • Strong Inter-personal skills.
  • Knowledge of UAE Ministry of Education and ADEK regulations is preferable.
  • Passion for education, teaching, and a belief in the potential of every student.
  • Ability to work under pressure, problem-solve, deal with challenging situations and be resilient.
  • Commitment to continuing professional development (CPD).

To be discussed after the interview.

Aldar Education is currently seeking a Teacher - Primary for Pearl British Academy in Abu Dhabi commencing Academic Year, 2024-2025.

Pearl British Academy is a diverse private international English school located in the heart of Abu Dhabi city. Serving students from Nursery – Year 6 we follow the National Curriculum of England.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading school group.  

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.

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

The Pearl Academy is a diverse private international English school located in the heart of Abu Dhabi city. We are proud to be rated ‘Outstanding’ in all six performance standards in our latest ADEK inspection.

The Pearl Academy staff are a highly qualified, professional, and dedicated team, they embed current educational best international practices, and the staff is regularly hosting Parent Workshop within the school.

The school follows the English National Curriculum and caters to children between the ages of 3 and 11.

Our Senior Leadership Team are British Schools of the Middle East (BSME) inspectors and support international school development.

Our students receive priority placement in any of our Secondary schools and we begin discussing this transition and visiting these schools early on. 

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