Aldar Academies is currently seeking a Modern Foreign Languages Teacher at Al Ain Academy in Al Ain commencing September 2021.
The purpose of this post is to teach the MFL courses, planning and delivering high quality lessons that engage and challenge your students. You will have high standards and expectations in every element of your work. To have a positive impact on the whole school development through the delivery of high-quality outcomes for all students.
Areas of Responsibility and Key Tasks Planning, Preparation, Teaching and Lesson Management:
Teach allocated students by planning their teaching to achieve outstanding progression of learning through:
• Creating a climate that is conducive for outstanding Learning and Teaching
•Identifying clear learning objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed
•Setting tasks which challenge students and ensure high levels of interest
•Setting appropriate and demanding expectations
•Setting clear targets, building on prior attainment
•Identifying SEN or very able students
•Providing clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation and challenge
•Making effective use of assessment and ensure coverage of
programmes of study
•Making effective use of performance data and key indicators to
inform planning and therefore deliver differentiated learning –
matched to need
•Ensuring effective teaching and best use of available time
•Maintaining an effective learning environment in accordance with
the academy's procedures and encouraging good practice with
regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework
•Using a variety of teaching methods to:
i. match approach to content, structure information, present a set of key ideas and use appropriate vocabulary
ii. use effective questioning and listen carefully to students.
iii. select appropriate learning resources and develop study skills through library, I.C.T. and other learning technologies
•Ensuring students acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and
understanding appropriate to the subject taught
•Evaluating own teaching critically to improve effectiveness
•Ensuring the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support
Monitoring, Assessment, Recording, Reporting
•Assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use them to improve specific aspects of teaching;
•Mark and monitor students' work and set targets for progress
•Using performance data to inform planning and therefore ensuring the
Learning and Teaching continue to ‘add value
•Assess and record students' progress systematically and keep records to check work is understood and completed, monitor strengths and areas for development, inform planning and recognise the level at which the student is achieving
•Undertake assessment of students as requested by examination
bodies, departmental and academy procedures;
•Prepare and present informative reports to parents
•Take part in subject or aspects of the academy's work and develop plans which identify clear targets and success criteria for its development and / or maintenance Contribute to the whole academy's visioning activities.
•Minimum of a Bachelor degree and certification in PGCE Education.
•Teaching experience at UK secondary level is essential, experience in
an international school is an advantage.
Job specific Knowledge and skills
•Minimum of 3 years experience in teaching MFL (French/Spanish)
•Strong experience teaching English National Curriculum.
•Previous experience working with students whom English is not
their first language
•Knowledge of English curriculum and latest developments.
•Knowledge of UAE Ministry of Education and ADEK regulations
relating to curriculum, assessment and compliance
Personal/ Leadership Qualities :
• Commitment to the ideals of international education.
• Ability to prioritize projects and tasks,
• Ability to initiate and manage change in the work environment.
• Ability to identify problems, achieve effective solutions, resolve
conflict, motivate staff and foster collaboration, and promote sound
• Flexibility, patience and egalitarian approach.
Al Ain Academy
Al Ain Academy UAE
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- All-through with sixth form
- Students of mixed gender, age 3 - 17 years
Abu Dhabi Education Council Inspection Rating Oct/Nov 2018 ( Band A Rated : Very Good School )
Al Ain Academy opened in September 2011 providing high quality education to the region. The children are taught the English National Curriculum – tailored ...