Embark on an extraordinary educational journey with The British International School Abu Dhabi, celebrated for its unwavering commitment to excellence and innovation. We are eagerly seeking outstanding educators to contribute to enhancing our school's excellent reputation. We have exciting opportunities for exceptional Primary practitioners to join our esteemed team.

The closing date for applications is 14th April 2024.

About You 

You will be a teacher who is passionate about their profession and seeks continuous improvement. You will have a positive mindset and will always do your very best for students, for parents and for colleagues. You will have strong experience of the UK national curriculum; further experience of international education will be an added advantage. You will be an excellent communicator who will work well with all members of the community. You will have a strong focus on being the best teacher you can be and will also participate fully in the extra-curricular aspects of school life. You will be responsible for encouraging and developing further our culture of inspiration, enjoyment and success. Keen to collaborate and share your expertise, you will have good interpersonal skills and the ability and confidence to build strong working relationships. The flexibility and open-mindedness required to adapt quickly to a fast-paced international environment are essential. 

About the Role 

There are over 1100 students in our Primary school and a large number of classes and teachers, so collaboration is paramount. Our school follows the English national curriculum with additional aspects to complement our local context. Classroom resources are plentiful, and expectations are high for achievement for all students. Building and maintaining positive relationships with parents is essential and is a key part of maximising student progress. More detail about the role and requirements can be found in the accompanying job description. 

Job Purpose

Everything we do is connected to our vision to create a generation of resilient and creative global citizens, who will change our world for the better. 

In fulfilling the requirements of the post, you will demonstrate essential professional characteristics, and in particular will:

  • Inspire trust and confidence in students, colleagues and parents;
  • Engage and motivate students;
  • Continually strive to develop the quality of students’ learning;
  • Use the student tracking and monitoring process to advance student learning;
  • Contribute to the school improvement / development planning and promote the priorities of the school;
  • Promote the wider aspirations and values of the school;
  • Fully embody at all times the school values of Kindness, Honesty and Respect

Planning, Teaching and Class Management

Provide outstanding learning experiences for students by: 

  • Planning effective teaching programmes which provide exemplary learning opportunities within and beyond the classroom;
  • Positively targeting and supporting individual learning needs;
  • Maintaining high levels of behaviour and discipline;
  • Effectively using homework and other extra-curricular learning opportunities;
  • Establishing a purposeful and safe learning environment;
  • Using modern technology to enhance learning opportunities.

Monitoring, Assessment, Recording, Reporting

  • Make effective use of formative and summative assessment to plan challenging learning opportunities for all students;
  • Monitor and record students’ learning to ensure they remain on track to achieve and exceed expectations;
  • Report on progress to all stakeholders.

Pastoral Duties

  • Establish a purposeful and safe learning environment for all students;
  • Promote the general progress and well-being of individual students and of the class as a whole;
  • Contribute to the preparation of action plans and other support mechanisms;
  • Alert appropriate staff to problems experienced by students and make recommendations as to how these may be resolved;
  • Communicate effectively with parents, liaising with other staff as appropriate.

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Support the life of the school beyond the classroom;
  • Lead one or more agreed after school activity each week;
  • Participate in residential weeks and other trips as appropriate;
  • Contribute to whole school learning initiatives.

Other

  • Qualified teacher with experience teaching in an international environment
  • Hold a current Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure for all countries lived in
  • Compliance with visa requirements for working in the UAE.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils, and a willingness to undertake appropriate child protection training when required.
  • A commitment to the health and safety of the school and a willingness to undertake any relevant training if and when required.

Person Specifications

  • The ability to integrate technology into the classroom experience to enhance and extend the learning of students
  • Successfully teach students using technology in a virtual/hybrid environment
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint for producing reports and presentations.
  • Good cross-cultural, interpersonal and communication skills to interact with diverse nationalities and cultures.
  • Excellent analytical skills – with the passion and drive to demonstrate and quantify success.
  • Results orientated with the ability to consistently map efforts against identified KPIs.
  • Excellent time management skills and flexibility in dealing with multi-functional tasks.

About Our School 

The British International School Abu Dhabi is a highly successful, growing school with a committed and inspirational team of teaching professionals at its heart.  Our close-knit, supportive team is honoured to be at the centre of our community, educating students aged 3-18, from more than 90 nationalities.   

The school was originally opened in 2009 and is now widely recognised as one of the leading schools in the Middle East. The school was internationally recognised by winning awards at the prestigious International School Awards in both 2020 and 2021, the only school in the world to do so. 

To learn more about our school, please visit

About Nord Anglia Education 

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with more than 81 schools located across over 32 countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 74,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.  

Our philosophy for education rests on our four pillars of creativity, wellbeing, excellent academic outcomes, and global connectedness. These are delivered through innovative use of educational technology to create a personalised 21st century learning experience for all students.  

Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. Nord Anglia schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students love coming to school. 

Benefits 

When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of over 15,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.  

We offer exceptional career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Our online Nord Anglia University unites our team by harnessing the collective expertise of peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas, and best practice. We also provide extensive professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills but can also develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.  

Our world-renowned collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF, and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates an opportunity to earn an Executive Master’s in International Education from King’s College London. 

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.  

As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits: 

A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale 

An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge, and collaboration 

A culture that is fair and consultative  

Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career 

As an employer, our aim is to create an environment where colleagues are welcomed and are able to bring talents, skills, background and experiences to their roles in an open and inclusive workplace where people from all backgrounds work together with dignity and respect. 

Selection Process 

Applicants should submit a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees, one of which should be your current Head Teacher/Principal. 

The start date is mid-August 2024. 

Safeguarding 

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture. All post holders having regular unsupervised contact with children are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years. 

Salary

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Monthly based

Location

Abu Dhabi Emirate , United Arab Emirates

Job Overview
Job Posted:
2 weeks ago
Job Expire:
10h 44m
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Teacher
Education
Bachelor Degree
Experience
3+ Years
Total Vacancies
1

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Abu Dhabi Emirate , United Arab Emirates