Deputy Head of Language Acquisition and Language Learning, Abu Dhabi

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Aldar AcademiesAbu Dhabi

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Start date: 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Post

Aldar Academies are currently seeking an outstanding  Deputy Head of Language Acquisition and Language Learning in Abu Dhabi commencing September 2019, or earlier by negotiation.  This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi’s leading school group.  

The successful candidate will be able to deliver lessons that inspire students to succeed in order to achieve the best possible outcomes. Also, possess energy and enthusiasm to deliver lessons that engage, enthuse and motivate our learners. 

Main Responsibilities

1.1 To fully support the Head of Language Acquisition and Language Learning in Academy’s vision and values;

1.2 To assist the Head of Language Acquisition and Language Learning with ensuring that Aldar Education is always presented positively;

1.3 To carry out any duties as reasonably directed by the line manager;

1.4 To rigorously adhere to the Aldar’s safeguarding procedures.


  • B.ED in English Language or BA in English Language Degree with PGCE is essential. 
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • 4 years of experience teaching ESL
  • A good knowledge of primary pedagogy across all curricula 
  • Working within a diverse environment of second language learners 

What we offer

Aldar Academies are a family of world-class, child centred and innovative schools based in the UAE.  We educate over 10,000 students across our group of owned and managed schools and as we grow so does our need for highly skilled, inspirational and dedicated school leaders.  We offer an attractive remuneration package including medical cover, flights, housing and free child school places.  Our future-focused learning model includes both students and staff and so we place a special emphasis on professional development, coaching and training.  Successful candidates will have access to a wide network of professionals and opportunities to both lead and contribute to training others as well as developing themselves. 

Aldar Academies is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people, and any offer of appointment will be subject to any relevant medical checks and clearance from appropriate safeguarding authorities.

More about Aldar Academies
Type: International Schools & Colleges
Address: PO Box 128484, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 2810 7364
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Our Aims and Values
At Aldar Academies we are committed to providing education of the highest quality. We seek to:

  • Provide outstanding facilities and resources
  • Offer a full range of courses and services
  • Enable all pupils to achieve their pote...