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Teacher of Design Technology and Art

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The school which opened in September 2015, has already established a reputation for excellence in learning, teaching and leadership in the region. Located in the heart of Dubai in a developing residential community, Hartland’s unique vantage point is the iconic landmark of the Burj Khalifa and the downtown business and financial area of the city.  Our student body consists of just over 1,000 students from over 70 nationalities, making Hartland a truly international community where a strong blend of academic challenge, enrichment opportunities and pastoral support for all, targets and inspires excellence. All that we do is underpinned by a values-based family community of teachers, children and parents providing the best possible education for every child in our care.

The Post

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals who are passionate and forward thinking and who will thrive in the vibrant learning environment of Hartland. By being ambitious, not only for students but for yourself, you will help us build and maintain successful programmes of study in both Design Technology and Art, by sharing in the responsibility for teaching, learning, enrichment and pastoral care. Along with experience of teaching Art based techniques, the successful candidate should be confident in teaching Product Design and have experience in working with woods, plastic and simple electronics and /or food technology. They will also be expected to make a contribution to our unique and strong enrichment programme which ensures that learning and opportunity are diverse for all.

The successful candidate will:

• Hold a relevant degree in either subject and a teaching qualification

• Have experience of teaching Design Technology and/or Art whether that be in the UK or in an international setting

• Have a minimum two years teaching experience

• Have exceptional communication skills

• Be committed to the Hartland Values which can be found on our website

• Be able to provide a portfolio of work and student outcomes

In return you will have the opportunity to work in a premium state-of-the-art modern school with a committed and dedicated staff. We have a pro-active approach to continuing professional, personal development and wellbeing, and the successful candidate will join a school where our values and our community are integral to our ethos. You will receive a competitive and attractive tax-free salary, high quality fully furnished accommodation, private medical insurance, annual airfare to home country and an ‘End of Service Gratuity’.

Policies for safer recruitment are aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. At Hartland International School we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective practices in relation to child protection and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to various background checks including, receipt of satisfactory references, proof of relevant qualifications, identification and police checks, including overseas checks.

The school is also committed to equality of opportunity and to the culture and principles of equity, diversity and inclusion.

How to Apply

The closing date for this position is 16 December 2021.  Early applications are encouraged as we may interview on receipt of applications, prior to the closing deadline.  Interviews will take place in Dubai and London in January. Start date for this position is August 2022.

Candidates wishing to apply should complete the application form and send it with a CV and covering letter to the HR Manager, Mrs Elizabeth Riley. Please include a recent photograph.

Your application should contain the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional referees and include your current Head of School.

Please click on the apply button below to submit your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Previous applicants need not apply and will be reconsidered.

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