Drama Teacher (Prep and Senior School)
Cranleigh Abu Dhabi
- Job type:
- Full Time, Fixed Term
- Apply by:
- 31 January 2018
Cranleigh Abu Dhabi opened its doors in September 2014 and is now a thriving school of over 1100 pupils from FS1 to Year 12. We have very close links with our distinguished parent school in the UK and enjoy a reputation for excellence and innovation, as recognised by a number of local and international awards.
Set on a beautiful purpose-built campus on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, a short distance from the incredible Louvre Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Beach and NYU Abu Dhabi, we enjoy first class facilities for our Pre-Prep to Sixth Form academic programmes, as well as for our wide range of sports, performing arts and after school activities.
Cranleigh is seeking to appoint highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced teachers to join our wonderful team next academic year. A willingness to contribute to our co-curricular programme and extended day is essential.
At Cranleigh, Drama is delivered as a specialist subject from Year 3 onwards. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic Drama teacher with the ability to teach the subject across a wide age-range. Candidates will have experience of KS3 & GCSE and be keen to teach a bespoke KS2 curriculum. In addition, experience to deliver Dance would be advantageous. The successful candidate will be joining an award-winning department recognised for delivering outstanding Drama. The video below documents the 'Beautiful World' opera project for which the School was awarded the Drama/Arts Programme of the Year 2017 by 'Education Journal Middle East.' Applications from newly qualified teachers will be accepted.
Generous and competitive packages will include on-site accommodation where possible.
Applicants should apply by completing an on-line application form available on our website and upload a copy of their most recent CV.
Applications through TES will not be considered.
Closing date for applications is 31st January 2018.
About Cranleigh Abu Dhabi
- Cranleigh Abu Dhabi
- PO Box 51072, Saadiyat Island
- Abu Dhabi
- United Arab Emirates
Cranleigh Abu Dhabi provides a truly transformative experience in which intellectual, artistic, sporting, spiritual and social development is at the heart.
Based on the community and family-oriented ethos of Cranleigh UK, one of England’s leading independent schools founded in 1865, Cranleigh Abu Dhabi opened on Saadiyat Island in September 2014.
Now in our eighth year with a pupil population of over 1,800 spanning Foundation Stage 1 to Year 13, we are proud to be rated as Outstanding by ADEK and ranked in the top 100 Private Schools around the world and in the top 15 Private Schools in the Middle East.
Our educational philosophy centres on the unique talents of each child, recognising and nurturing the innate ability in every individual. Through our supportive family atmosphere, we aim to produce grounded young men and women capable of tackling life’s challenges with confidence, determination and courage.
Teaching and learning at Cranleigh is innovative. The academic team is expected to be energetic, engaging and able to introduce fresh creative ideas into every lesson.
Our focus on innovation is clearly evidenced in our Sixth Form Programme. Sixth Formers at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi are taught using both traditional and Harkness style methods, and study the Extended Project Qualification alongside A Levels and BTECs. Creative opportunities for leadership development, career planning and work experience ensure students gain the insight, confidence and skills required to support their university applications, and ultimately their future lives in the workplace.
Cranleigh Abu Dhabi is located in Saadiyat’s emerging Cultural District in keeping with the school’s motto, ‘Ex Cultu Robur’ – ‘From Culture Comes Strength’. Built over seven hectares, the bespoke campus is situated within minutes of New York University Abu Dhabi and the beautiful Saadiyat Beach, as well as the magnificent Louvre Abu Dhabi and the vibrant Berklee College of Music.
In addition to the broad academic curriculum, our daily routine offers a wealth of opportunities that allow pupils to explore their full range of talents in fine arts, performing arts, design and technology, sport and other activities such as debating, photography, coding and robotics to name but a few. OurInstagram and Facebook pages give an even better idea of day-today life at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi.
We are looking for first class teachers to join our vibrant team and work with us in our pursuit of excellence. Attractive packages will reflect the professionalism of our staff and the value we place on them.
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