Job Reference : 04056
About Nord Anglia Education
Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. We are a fast-paced and growing family of 54 international schools in China, Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and The Americas, providing outstanding education to approximately 49,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education. Our schools are united by one philosophy—we are ambitious for our students, our people and family of schools. This means that we want every student to achieve more than may have ever thought possible, which we ensure through personalised learning enhanced with unique global opportunities.
Nord Anglia International School Al Khor (NAISAK)
We have just completed an extensive review of our school’s vision and mission, providing us direction for our upcoming curriculum review, as we look to ensure our students are prepared for the ever changing world of the future. We are a British style school drawing on the best academic practices from across the world. We have a high proportion of second language learners. We look to ensure our students have creative and challenging learning experiences that will prepare them for Advanced Levels and beyond. The school has been accredited by Qatar National Schools Accreditation (QNSA) and is a member of the British Schools of the Middle East (BSME).
Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We believe that being part of our family of 54 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have a wide range of resources and support to enhance our students’ success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and King’s College London.
About the role
We will look to you to promote high expectations for our students, designing learning activities that are aligned to our school’s curriculum and creating a learning culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved. You will challenge yourself and challenge your students to set ambitious targets for themselves as well as seek out and implement innovative teaching practices to enhance the student experience and outcomes. You will foster an environment of respect and hard work within the classroom, facilitating learning through questioning and discussion.
Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment, you will bring a degree and a recognised teaching qualification. You should be willing to lead a department across all year levels. The ideal candidate will also have an EAL qualification and experience working in a school with a significant amount of second language learners. Both experienced teachers and newly qualified teachers (NQTs) are encouraged to apply. Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative practice to raise achievement.
You will embrace the role of Form Tutor and deliver personalised and dedicated care to your tutees. Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school. You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students. You will also be able to meet visa-related restrictions.
When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of approximately 9,800 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 career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking. Our collaborations with The Juilliard School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.
Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the worlds' 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 which is fair and consultative
Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career
The closing date for application is 18 February 2018. First stage interviews will be conducted by Skype or telephone and final interviews will take place at the Nord Anglia Education Recruitment Event in central London in the week commencing 29 January 2018 (alternative arrangements will be made for candidates who cannot attend in person). Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply early as the school reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.
Online applications should contain a CV, one page letter of application and the details of three professional references.
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 in regulated activity (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.