Art and Design Teacher, The Arbor School, Al Furjan - Dubai

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The Arbor SchoolThe Arbor School, Al Furjan - Dubai

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Due to school growth and increased student numbers, the Arbor School is hiring teaching staff for the coming year. The Art and Design teacher will be responsible for the delivery of Art throughout Primary and Middle School and work closely with the school’s Artists in Residence, to ensure a school life that is rich in Art.

This is an opportunity to join the team of a premium school in Dubai, operating to the National Curriculum for England and emphasising a core philosophy centered around ecoliteracy, sustainability, environmental justice in an inclusive and supportive environment. The facilities are outstanding, and include three climate controlled biodomes, learning gardens and an extensive provision for both sports and the arts.

We therefore seek exceptionally hard working and motivated teachers, who view the school as an opportunity to take an important role in shaping a truly outstanding and unique education. We are looking to recruit teachers who are willing to go that extra mile, and who can form excellent relationships with colleagues, parents and students. All our staff will play a key role in fulfilling the school's mission in ensuring that the Arbor School fosters a positive, caring and compassionate learning environment.

Supported by an experienced management team, the applicants will provide vision and leadership to the learning community and support a wide range of abilities with the help of on-site scientific, linguistic and learning-support/intervention expertise. 

The Arbor School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All appointments are subject to CV and qualification checking, interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, and successful references.

Required Candidate profile:

• First language English speaker

• Bachelor’s degree in an Art related field and Qualified Teacher Status 

• A successful track record in teaching and learning and an ability to create a caring and nurturing classroom environment

• An appreciation for environmental sustainability and a values-based education

• A sense of humour and excellent work ethic.

Remuneration Package

All positions attract a generous remuneration package including a competitive salary, accommodation allowance, schooling for children, private medical insurance, annual airfares and end of contract gratuity as per UAE labour law.

To apply for this position please ensure the following documents are sent to to the attention of the Principal, Mr. Charles Grayhurst.

· An up to date CV with a recent photograph to be included

· A letter of application, no longer than two pages in length, which outlines your educational philosophy and suitability for a role at the Arbor School.

Interviews shall be held in London/Manchester, UK in late January 2019. 

The Arbor School reserves the right to appoint a candidate before the termination of the advertisement date, so early applications are encouraged.

All appointments are subject to KHDA approval.

More about The Arbor School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Address: PO Box 413898, Al Furjan, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 4 566 7904
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