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Aldar Academies are currently seeking outstanding ICT Teacher for Al Mamoura Academy in Abu Dhabi for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Al Mamoura Academy is a British curriculum, mixed gender primary school and a girl’s only secondary school located in a state of the art building in the heart of Abu Dhabi. We strive for excellence in all that we do through our high expectations and commitment to ensuring that we provide high quality learning opportunities for our students. Our vision is to create “An innovative and sustainable learning community, where we nurture our learners through Collaboration, Leadership and Creativity”. This vision is supported by the Al Mamoura Learner and Teacher DNA which is at the heart of the school community

RESPONSIBILITIES

Areas of Responsibility and Key Tasks Planning, Preparation, Teaching and Lesson Management

Teach allocated students by planning their teaching to achieve outstanding progression of learning through:

•  Creating a climate that is conducive for outstanding Learning and Teaching

• Identifying clear learning objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed

• Setting tasks which challenge students and ensure high levels of interest and engagement

• Setting appropriate and demanding expectations

• Setting clear targets, building on prior attainment and using data to inform planning

• Identifying SEN or very able students and adapting learning and teaching to allow them to meet and exceed expectations

• Providing clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation; creativity and challenge

• Making effective use of assessment and ensure coverage of programmes of study

• Making effective use of performance data and key indicators to inform planning and therefore deliver differentiated learning – matched to need of individuals and groups of students

• Ensuring effective teaching and best use of available time

• Maintaining an effective learning environment in accordance with the academy’s procedures and encouraging good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework

• Using a variety of teaching methods to:

i. match approach to content, structure information, present a set of key ideas and use appropriate vocabulary

ii. use effective questioning, listen carefully to students, give attention to errors and misconceptions

iii. select appropriate learning resources and develop study skills through library, I.C.T. and other learning technologies

• Ensuring students acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and understanding appropriate to the subject taught

• Evaluating own teaching critically to improve effectiveness

• Ensuring the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support.

Monitoring, Assessment, Recording, Reporting

• Assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use them to improve specific aspects of teaching and learning

• Regularly mark and monitor students’ work and set targets for progress

• Use performance data to inform planning and therefore ensuring the Learning and Teaching continue to add value

• Assess and record students’ progress systematically and keep records to check work is understood and completed, monitor strengths and areas for development, inform planning and recognise the level at which the student is achieving

• Undertake assessment of students as requested by examination bodies, departmental and academy procedures

• Prepare and present informative reports to parents.

Curriculum Development

• Take part in subject or aspects of the Academy’s work and develop detailed plans which identify clear targets and success criteria for its development and/or maintenance

• Contribute to the whole Academy’s visioning activities.

Other Professional Requirements

• Have a working knowledge of teachers’ professional duties and legal liabilities

• Operate at all times within the stated policies and practices of the academy

• Detailed knowledge of subject(s) or specialism(s) to enable effective teaching

• Establish effective working relationships and set an outstanding example through their presentation and personal and professional conduct

• Endeavour to give every child the opportunity to reach their potential and meet high expectations

• Co-operate with other staff to ensure a sharing and effective usage of resources to the benefit of the academy, department and students

• Contribute to the corporate life of the Academy through effective participation in meetings and management systems necessary to coordinate the leadership and management of the Academy

• Take part in marketing and liaison activities such as open evenings/afternoons, Parent Teacher Consultations, and events with partner Academies

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Qualifications:

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Bachelor’s degree ICT/Computer Studies with PGCE or equivalent teaching qualification.

Minimum Experience: 

• Minimum 2 years teaching experience in English National Curriculum.

Job Specific Knowledge & Skills 

• Outstanding teacher.

• Teaching across the age ability range with proven success.

• Experience of teaching the UK National Curriculum.

• Strong Inter-personal skills.

• A commitment to the school’s Vision and USPs.

• Passion for education, teaching, and a belief in the potential of every student.

• The ability to work under pressure, problem-solve and be resilient.

• Commitment to continuing professional development (CPD).

• Experience of working in an international school is desirable.

Job Specific Knowledge & Skills

• Outstanding teacher

• Teaching across the age ability range with proven success

• Experience of teaching the UK National Curriculum, ideally with some US Curriculum knowledge

• Strong inter-personal skills

• A commitment to the school’s USP’s, Vision and Mission Statement

• Passion for education, teaching, and a belief in the potential of every student

• The ability to work under pressure, problem-solve and be resilient

• Commitment to continuing professional development (CPD)

• Experience of working in an international school is desirable.

WHAT WE OFFER

Aldar Academies are a family of world-class, child centered, and innovative schools based in the UAE.  We educate over 25,000 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 including medical cover, flights, housing, and free child school places.  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 opportunities 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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