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Teacher of Primary Computer Science -January 2021 start

RAK AcademyRas Al Khaimah

We are seeking a dynamic and committed Primary Computer Science teacher to join us in January 2021.Over the past five years RAK Academy Family of Schools has grown significantly and our reputation for developing academic achievement and is well known as one of the international school of choice in Ras Al Khaimah.

Nestled between the Al Hajar mountains and the clear blue waters of the Arabian Gulf, RAK Academy Family of Schools is based in Ras Al Khaimah, the northernmost Emirate of the United Arab Emirates. Just one hour’s drive from Dubai International Airport and 20 minutes drive from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, our schools provide British and IB curriculum to over 2700 students from over 97 different nationalities across its 5 campuses, each with its own unique character.

The successful candidate must:

  • Hold a first degree plus a post-graduate qualification in education from an institution approved by the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) is mandatory.
  • Have experience teaching Key stage 1 and Key stage 2.
  • Have experience working with block-based programming languages such as Scratch. Experience of textual programming languages such as Python will be considered a added plus.
  • Have experience working with microcontroller or robotic hardware such as BBC Micro:bit, Crumble, EV3, Sphero, etc.
  • Is passionate about Computer Science, Programming, and Technology in general.
  • Have a proven track record of excellent classroom and pedagogical practice.
  • It is essential to be trained in either British or IB Curriculums. Experience in both curriculums will be highly regarded.
  • Strong ability to use technology to support teaching and learning.
  • Be able to engage, motivate and support children, staff and parents.
  • Be a reflective practitioner with the ability to think creatively and innovate.
  • Be a positive and enthusiastic member of staff.
  • Be willing to be fully involved in extra-curricular activities.
  • Most importantly, fully subscribe to the maxim that “all complex decision-making be based on what constitutes best practice for the child”.

The school offers:

  • Tax-free salary including housing allowance.
  • Annual travel allowance for self, spouse and for up to two (2) dependent children aged 18 years and below.
  • Medical insurance for self, spouse and for up to two (2) dependent children aged 18 years and below.
  • Visas for self, spouse and for up to two (2) dependent children aged 18 years and below.
  • Free education for up to two (2) dependent children aged 18 years and below.
  • Access to our professional development opportunities.

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RAK Academy Family of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must have undergone a child protection screening to receive an offer of employment. You will be required to provide a Police Verification Check from your home country along with attestation of your qualifications’ and personal documents e.g. Degree, Marriage Certificate etc. The list of checks will be provided to candidates shortlisted for an interview.

Please note:

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

RAK Academy reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process.

Due to the expected high levels of interest in positions, only candidates selected for a first interview will be contacted within twenty-one (21) days of the closing date for applications.

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