Head of Department (Primary), United Arab Emirates

Closing date:Expiring soon

The International School of Creative Science (ISCS)United Arab Emirates

Date posted:
Start date: Immediate Start
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Position: Head of Department (Primary)

School: ISCS

Location: Sharjah 

Start Date: Immediate Start

Contract Length: Unlimited

Job Summary
 

To provide and lead the strategic direction for the Primary School, in accordance with the aims of the school and the curricular policies determined by the Principal as mandated by BEAM. To raise standards of student attainment and achievement within the whole curriculum area and to monitor and support student progress. Manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and physical resources within the department effectively to support the department development plan.

Qualifications

 * 4-Year Bachelors Degree  in subject  

* Minimum 5 years teaching experience using the UK National Curriculum

 * UK Teaching Qualification (PGCE, QTS, NPQH, NPQML, NPQSL)

* In-depth knowledge of curriculum development and effective pedagogy 

* Sound understanding of assessment, recording and reporting 

* Understanding of strategies for school improvement 

* Knowledge of how the effective use of data and target setting can raise standards 

* Up-to-date knowledge and understanding of current educational issues

Job Benefits

Annual air ticket allowance

Accommodation allowance or Company Accommodation

Private medical insurance

Tax free salary

Tuition fee discount

Extra Perks

Unique faith-based environment

Second safest country in the world

Multicultural workforce

English widely spoken

Beautiful sunshine every day of the year

Fourth most visited city in the world

State of the art school facilities

Well-resourced school

ISCS

The International School of Creative Science (ISCS) was founded with a deep-seeded passion to create a unique K-13 institution that imparts academic excellence by providing modern dual-curriculum learning, highly attentive tutoring, and superior facilities – all within an unparalleled environment that fosters traditional values and develops well-rounded youth.Since its launch in 2002 in Sharjah and 2016 in Dubai, the school’s brand has become synonymous with academic brilliance imparted in a faith based environment and supported by its generously equipped facilities, making the institution amongst one of the most sought after international dual-curriculum schools in Sharjah, Dubai and the other surrounding Emirates.ISCS offers the National Curriculum of England & Wales (both Cambridge and Edexcel) combined with the UAE National Curriculum, providing a strong emphasis on Arabic & Islamic Studies. This unique combination ensures academic excellence at all levels as has repeatedly been observed by the outstanding results for IGCSE/GCSE O Levels and GCE A Levels.In recent years, graduates from the school have been admitted to some of the world’s leading institutions of higher education both in the UAE, as well as the UK, US, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. ISCS has laid acclaim to the prestigious honor of being designated as “Highly Effective with Distinction” in the Ministry of Education’s Inspection. This coveted distinction can be achieved only if a school receives “Highly Effective” ranking in at least three Focus Areas in addition to The Leadership of the School. ISCS surpassed this requirement and received “Highly Effective” not just in three, but in all six Focus AreasISCS has also been internationally recognized with a leading industry award for its advanced use of technology in the classroom. This year is the fourth consecutive year that the school has continued impacting teaching and learning by using advances interactive technologies enabling effective collaborative learning. As an effect Beam Creative Science Schools are the sole Promethean Centre of Excellence in the Middle East. ISCS continues to build on its success, looking at the next ten years as yet another step in its journey of sustained academic excellence.  



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: PO Box 25779, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 6 534 4444
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The International School of Creative Science (ISCS) was founded with a deep-seeded passion to create a unique K-13 institution that imparts academic excellence by providing modern curriculum learning, highly attentive tutoring, and super...