Head of Computer Science and Educational Technologies

Brighton College Dubai wishes to recruit a Head of Computer Science and Educational Technologies

Introduction

We are currently seeking to appoint an experienced, well-qualified, and inspirational Head of Computer Science and Educational Technologies to join us Brighton College Dubai. The successful candidate will be given many opportunities to contribute to the life of the College both in and out of the classroom.  At Brighton College Dubai it is expected that all colleagues work together in establishing Brighton College Dubai as a true leader in the Emirate of Dubai.  This will be achieved through the collective efforts of an exceptional and hardworking team with the united goal of ensuring that every child reaches their potential both academically and socially, by pushing boundaries and broadening horizons.

Packages are competitive, with a good salary and comprehensive benefits. There is a range of support for Continuing Professional Development.

The College

Brighton College, the UK’s top co-educational school, opened its fourth sister school in Dubai in September 2018, following in the footsteps of Brighton College Abu Dhabi (2011), Brighton College Al Ain (2013) and Brighton College Bangkok (2016).  Brighton College Singapore opened in August 2020.

Brighton College Dubai is comprised of a Preparatory School (for pupils aged 3 to 11) and a Senior School (11-18) and is a leading Independent-style British International School located in the United Arab Emirates. With a prime location, it will eventually educate 1,400 pupils across the 3 to 18 age range on its striking campus in the centre of Dubai, one of the world’s most innovative and exciting cities. It offers its pupils a world-class British education in a co-educational setting, leading to IGCSE and A-level studies, and entry to the world’s leading universities.

A key component of Brighton’s internationalisation is the importance it places upon ensuring that its sister schools are authentically interpreting its values and ethos. Each school combines academic excellence with a wealth of co-curricular opportunities, all underpinned by a deep commitment to the individual needs and enthusiasms of every child and each values the importance of the individual: every boy and girl in the Brighton family of schools is valued for his or her own sake and encouraged to develop his or her talents to the full, in a community where there are no stereotypes and where every achievement, however small, is noticed.

Brighton’s success is built upon recruiting genuinely inspirational teachers and leaders who can enthuse about their subject and will help to create an exciting and vibrant intellectual environment in which children can explore their interests, develop their existing talents and acquire new ones.

Brighton College Dubai has classes from Foundation Stage 1 through to Year 12 having this year opened its Sixth Form, which offers a comprehensive programme of courses with the aim of being the leading British international school in the Emirate of Dubai with heavily subscribed applications for entry.

The College works closely with the local education regulator KHDA (Knowledge and Human Development Agency) to ensure that not only are all regulator and accreditation requirements fulfilled but will act as an example of best practice to be shared in many areas of teaching and pupil experience.

HOW TO APPLY

All applications must consist of the following completed documents:

1. Letter of application (maximum one and a half sides of Garamond 12) addressed to Mr Simon Crane, Head Master of Brighton College Dubai. Please state clearly in your letter your teaching experience, together with details of your co-curricular strengths and contributions. This should be attached to your electronic application.

2. CV (maximum 4 sides) naming two referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer. This should be attached to your electronic application.

Please note:

Incomplete applications will not be considered, and that Brighton College Dubai reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process.

Due to the expected high levels of interest in positions at the School, applications will be acknowledged on receipt however only candidates selected for interview will be contacted within 21 days of the closing date for applications.

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