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Secondary School English Teacher

Virginia Private School
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
US 2000 - 4500 a month
Housing Allowance
Annual Ticket Allowance
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
  • Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Education or PGCE/English
  • Teaching Credential/License

Aldar Education are currently hiring a EnglishTeachers to support our growing family of owned and operated schools in the UAE. 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.

As the leading education group in Abu Dhabi, we provide inclusive and innovative learning that inspires and empowers communities. We offer a range of brands for all learners in our community, from nursery through to adult education. We offer the broadest choice of curricula. In the largest number of locations in Abu Dhabi.

Starting with one school and 250 students in 2007, Aldar Education has grown into a highly sought after education provider, now supporting over 38,000 students in 31 schools and a growing network of almost 5000 educators, with over 100 nationalities, offering a wide range of curricula and ancillary services such as a Teacher Training Academy.

Working collaboratively, our education network’s purpose is to empower the next generation to shape our future, directly supporting the educational goals of Abu Dhabi’s government. Today, Aldar Education’s efforts are guided by the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 plan, which aims to build a sustainable knowledge-based economy through premium education.


Main Duties:

• To deliver lessons that inspire students to succeed in order to achieve the best possible outcomes.

• Roles and responsibilities include:

o Teamwork and collaboration

o To be a good communicator at all levels.

o Be committed to developing positive relationships with all members of the school community.

o Working alongside fellow teachers to plan engaging lessons that meet requirements of the curriculum.

o Liaising with colleagues and working flexibly.

o Working with parents to ensure the happiness and best academic outcomes for all children.

o 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, preparing and presenting sessions that cater for 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, 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 Al Mamoura Academy Teacher and Learner DNA language and attitudes are being embedded throughout the curriculum


Assessment and data:

• Taking responsibility for the progress of a class.

• Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of student’s development using Target Tracker.

• Using data provided by assessments to influence further planning, provision and intervention.

• 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.


Wider professional responsibilities

• To work as part of a curriculum action group, supporting planning, assessment, resources and special events linked to that team.

• 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.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in the related subject with PGCE or other teacher qualification

Minimum Experience

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in American/IGCSE curriculum.


What We Offer:

Aldar Education are a family of world-class, child centered, and innovative schools based in the UAE. We educate over 33,000 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. Our future-focused learning model includes both students and staff and so we place a special emphasis on professional development, coaching and training.

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.

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VIPS is a school with its vision set firmly on the future.

In the year that H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan announced 2015 to be the “Year of Innovation”, Virginia International Private School (VIPS) opened its doors to the children of Abu Dhabi.

VIPS School Through our commitment to the integration of the arts and music subjects with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, we ensure that students become aware of the connectedness of the different disciplines that constitute a school’s curriculum.

Our commitment to the success of all students means that we recognize the importance of maintaining a safe, supportive, and respectful learning environment.
We do not forget that a healthy body is as important as a healthy mind, and the importance we place on physical activities, nutrition, and sports complements the academic activities in which our students participate.

We utilize a Responsive Classroom approach as a framework to build positive interpersonal relationships among students and faculty and to develop a collective responsibility for maintaining a positive school culture.

VIPS encourages active parent and community participation in our daily activities. Opportunities to volunteer are numerous and vary based on parent interests, availability, and classroom needs. Parents are encouraged to join us as guest readers, library support, or presenters during classroom-centered activities. Research and experience tell us that when parents are involved in school, the performance of all the children at school improves.

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

Drawing millions of visitors each year, Dubai allows teachers to experience a unique combination of traditional Middle Eastern ways of life and an upscale expatriate lifestyle. Dubai's many private schools provide opportunities for licensed teachers to teach in one of the most exciting and dynamic modern cities in the world.

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