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16 Sep 2021

Full-Time Secondary Teacher of English

Shakeel Ahmad Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Job Description

  • Company: Virginia Interenational Private School
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Education Level: Bachelor
  • Salary: AED 10000-12000
  • Experience: 1 Year
  • Gender: Mixed (Co-education)
  • Job Type : English Teaching
  • Job Summary

    Teacher of English (Secondary)

    The English Department is held in high regard at Virginia International Private School and is an essential part of our curriculum, with all students studying the subject up until Grade 12. Nearly all of our students speak Arabic as a first language.

    This position offers an exciting opportunity for an outstanding teacher of mathematics to work in our secondary section, Grades 6-12, with potential leadership opportunities for the right candidate.

    Job Description

    1: Learning and Teaching

    • Plan and deliver outstanding English lessons to both boys and girls classes in the high school phase (grades 10-12, to be agreed upon);
    • An ability to raise student achievement in the key English language skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening;
    • Ensure high quality education, attainment and progress for all students;
    • Track, monitor, evaluate and review student progress, achievement and attainment;
    • Ensure effective teaching strategies that enable all students to learn optimally;
    • Deliver and demonstrate enquiry based teaching through his/her own teaching commitment;
    • Make learning and teaching opportunities relevant by making connections to the real world;
    • Use assessment for, of, and as learning strategies in order to personalize and accelerate student learning;
    • Take responsibility for the implementation of short, medium and long term curriculum planning within the subjects taught;
    • Have knowledge of effective strategies to include and meet the needs of all students within your class, including Higher/Lower attaining students, EAL, SEN, Emirati students and G&T students;
    • Any other teaching duties and responsibilities deemed reasonable by the Principal.

    2: Professional Skills and Experience

    A bachelor’s degree (or higher) in English (BA) is an essential requirement for this position. Possession of a PGCE or another teaching qualification is mandatory.

    Applicants should also be able to demonstrate recent and relevant experience of:

    • Secondary English Teaching (1 year or more);
    • Excellent classroom practice and pedagogy in Secondary education;
    • Continuous professional development;
    • Digital learning and the use of ICT across the curriculum;
    • Effective involvement and engagement with parents;
    • Behavior management and child protection;
    • Knowledge of the UAE school systems and culture;
    • Knowledge and experience of the American curriculum (desirable but not mandatory).

    3: Personal Skills and Attributes

    Applicants should:

    • Demonstrate a high level of commitment and professionalism;
    • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;
    • Be able to create and maintain effective partnerships with staff, the school administration, parents, students and the wider school community;
    • Be able to work independently and on own initiative;
    • Seek advice and support when necessary;
    • Have good time management skills;
    • Be committed to providing extra-curricular activities;
    • Maintain a personal commitment to professional development linked to the competencies necessary to deliver the requirements of this post;
    • Be approachable, positive, flexible and enthusiastic with a good sense of humour.

How to Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Job Categories: Education - Teaching. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 10001-12000 AED.

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