Head of Foundation Stage, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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Al Mamoura AcademyAbu Dhabi, UAE

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Head of Phase (reduced timetable)  

Key Task:  To support the Assistant Principal in the leadership and management of the Foundation Stage

Key Qualities:

We want to appoint a colleague who is: 

• An exemplar classroom teacher who is committed to their own, and others’ professional development.

• An excellent communicator at all levels.

• Committed to developing positive relationships with all members of the school community

• A supportive colleague- a ‘critical friend’ who maintains confidentiality at all times. 

• A good problem solver.

• Highly organised.

• Flexible, positive and adaptable to change.

• Personable, enthusiastic and committed.

Key Experiences:

• Has experience of developing and improving other colleague’s classroom practice in a variety of ways. 

• Has demonstrated delivery of school improvement priorities.

• Is experienced in delivering training to a variety of groups.

Key responsibilities:

• To be a role model to all in all areas; professional conduct, professional teaching and learning practice and professional development.

• To oversee the Admissions of Foundation Stage pupils.

• To collaborate with other SLT members to ensure continuous school improvement.

• To ensure the day to day running of the phase is in line with our school vision and aims.

• To raise attainment and improve classroom practice in the phase.

• To lead and implement initiatives to successfully deliver school improvement priorities.

• To reflect on data analysis of the phase, with the Assistant Principal and devise and deliver an action plan securing continuous improvement. 

• To carry out joint lesson observations with SLT, and support colleagues to improve their classroom practice.

• To be involved in monitoring through work sampling, planning scrutiny and learning walks with the Assistant Principal.

• To oversee the role of Teaching Assistants working in their year groups; ensuring the Head of year has deployed staff resources appropriately.

• To line manage Heads of Year in the phase.

The Assistant Principals of lower and upper school will line manage their Heads of phase

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More about Al Mamoura Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 5 - 18 years
Address: East Ring Road, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 28132200
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Al Mamoura Academy is a partly co-educational international school located in Abu Dhabi, first accepting an intake of students in 2016. The school has primary and secondary areas, with the school’s primary division being co-educational and secondary ...