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Head of Islamic and Social Studies (Arabic) (Year 2-13)

Head of Islamic and Social Studies (Arabic) (Year 2-13)

Brighton College, Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

  • Expired
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
January 2018
Apply by:
12 November 2017

Job overview

The position of Head of Islamic and Social Studies involves leading staff and pupils in Years 2-13 in the approved Ministry of Education Islamic and Social Studies course for Native and Non-Native pupils.  This is a demanding and varied role in which you need to have a genuine love of working with children. We are looking for a strong desire and commitment to ignite our children’s curiosity in developing their knowledge, skills, understanding and great enthusiasm for your subject/s.  

Are you able to demonstrate a clear passion for teaching and learning for your subject/s? Do you have high levels of professionalism in all that you do? Are you a pro-active team player - positive, flexible and calm under pressure when working in a busy school environment? Do you ensure that the needs of the children are always your main consideration? If so, we would love to hear from you.  

The successful candidate will be part of a year group team and will have a professional and inclusive outlook on team work. Staff are supported and nurtured with CPD opportunities, identified through a combination of personal goals and the school’s development targets.  

The role is a challenging and busy one, which requires collaboration with colleagues and parents, an advanced understanding of best educational practice and a willingness to be flexible.  

The successful candidate will be required to set high standards of themselves and others and will conduct themselves with consummate integrity. In doing so, they will be supported by a highly effective team of senior and middle leaders and a staff, pupil and parent body committed to the achievement of excellence.  

Brighton College, Abu Dhabi is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and other agencies.  

NOTE: We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date. It is strongly recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible.

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About Brighton College, Abu Dhabi

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Mixed state school Brighton College Abu Dhabi educates around 1,650 pupils aged between three and 18 across its Pre-Prep, Prep and Senior schools. A Sixth Form (Year 12) opened in September 2014. Based on Abu Dhabi Island in a purpose-built campus next to Khalifa Park the has 144 academic staff and more than 100 support staff. It was the first of Brighton College UK’s sister schools in the United Arab Emirates, joined in September 2013 by Brighton College Al Ain.


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Values and Vision

Brighton College Abu Dhabi believes its students can reach their potential when their efforts are valued, celebrated and shared. One of its most important aims is to nurture intellectual curiosity and confident debate, as well as involving pupils in a wide variety of extracurricular activities. It is hoped this well help them become well-rounded human beings who can make a real contribution to society after they leave the school. The traditions of British independent school education are also valued, including links with Brighton College UK and the other schools in the Brighton family. The school seeks to be underpinned by a vibrant and energetic community. It promotes a love of learning for its own sake, a spiritual awareness and an enthusiasm for the world beyond the classroom, including sport, music and the performing arts. Pupils are taught to respect differences in others and recognise the efforts and achievements of all in their community.

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