Teacher of Design Technology, United Arab Emirates

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Hartland International SchoolUnited Arab Emirates

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Our School

Hartland International School is looking to appoint an exceptional teacher of Design Technology.

The school which opened in September 2015, is rapidly developing a reputation for excellence in learning and teaching. We provide the best possible education for every child in our care and import the very best practices from independent schools around the globe. With just over 450 children enrolled at present from 62 different nationalities, Hartland is a truly international community. We combine a unique blend of academic challenge, enrichment opportunities and pastoral support to target excellence and create a values based family of teachers, children and parents.

Located in the heart of Dubai, in a developing residential community, Hartland’s unique vantage point is the iconic landmark of the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall and Downtown Business area of the city. The school will operate from Foundation Stage to Year 9 and anticipates natural year on year growth in the secondary section in the coming years. We offer the National Curriculum for England and plan to offer GCSE’s / IGCSE’s, ‘A’ Levels and the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

The Post

Applications are invited from teachers who are passionate and forward thinking and who will thrive in a vibrant learning environment. At this time, we are looking to appoint an exceptional teacher of Design Technology. The post will involve teaching throughout the Primary School and Years 7 to 9 of the secondary phase. The successful candidate will join an experienced and committed staff team but at this time, they will be the sole DT practitioner and will need to have the skills and attributes that will enable them to create the curriculum and drive innovation and excellence in DT. The department area is well developed and exceptionally well resourced and consists of a Resistant Materials room, complete with latest technologies and equipment, a Graphics room with appropriate software resources and also a state of the art food technology room.  The successful candidate must be willing to deliver across all areas. There is also a very strong enrichment programme and the successful candidate will be expected to make a significant contribution to this and its future development.

As a member of the Hartland team, you will share in the responsibility for teaching, learning, enrichment and pastoral care and will be someone who can thrive on the challenge of growing a new school and community.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a relevant honours degree, B.Ed or BA with PGCE / PGDE and QTS or equivalent
  • Have experience of teaching the National Curriculum for England whether that be in the UK or in an international setting 
  • Have a minimum 3 years’ teaching experience.
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Be committed to the Hartland Values

In return you will have the opportunity to work in a modern school with a committed and dedicated staff and a committed approach to continuing professional development.  You will receive a competitive and attractive tax free salary, high quality fully furnished accommodation, private medical insurance, and annual airfare to home country and an End of Service Gratuity

Hartland International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be subject to a police check.

How to Apply

The closing date for applications is Friday 16 February 2018 with interviews taking place in Dubai or by Skype in February. Start date for this position is August 2018.

Candidates wishing to apply should complete the application form and send it with a CV and covering letter to the HR Manager, Mrs Elizabeth Riley. Please include a recent photograph.    

Please click on the apply button below to submit your application.

Your application should contain the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional referees and include your current line manager / Head of School.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Job location

More about Hartland International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Sobha Hartland, Nad Al Sheba, Mohammed Bin Rashid, Al Maktoum City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 407 9444
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Located in the heart of Dubai, Hartland International School provides an enriched education through the National Curriculum for England, and our mission is a commitment to empowering young minds to think creatively, prob...