DP IB Coordinator, Dubai

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Greenfield Community SchoolDubai

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Living in the UAE

With year-round sunshine, a tax-free salary and endless career development opportunities, Dubai is one of the major players in the international teaching market. Whether you enjoy spending your weekends dune bashing and cycling the desert tracks, or indulging in some retail therapy before a dip in the sea - Dubai has it all. It's a great place to develop yourself professionally, while enjoying an enriching life outside of the workplace. At Taaleem we are proud and privileged to operate some of the leading schools in the UAE, led by outstanding teachers from all over the world. Our schools are located across Dubai and Abu Dhabi, catering to the British, IB and American curricula, so we always look for a diverse and inspiring teaching body who are looking to help educate and develop the future generations. 

Greenfield Community School

Greenfield Community School (GCS), founded in 2007, is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World Continuum school. It is one of only a handful of schools in the world authorised to offer all four IB programmes: The Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), Diploma Programme (DP), and as one of the first schools in the United Arab Emirates, the IB Career-related Programme (IBCP). With more than 80 nationalities in the student body, it is a diverse and truly international school. Our commitment to setting high standards for all students is reinforced by placing the IB mission statement at the centre of our school. 

At GCS we are recognised for rigour and excellent quality of teaching and learning. We embrace our international and cultural diversity and strong sense of community.

Our facilities include: an auditorium, six lane, shaded competitive Swimming Pool, shaded Learning Pool, two large Sports Fields, fully equipped Gymnasium, Tennis Courts, two Libraries, Art Studios, Food Technology Laboratory, Music Rooms, shaded KG Play Areas, Science Laboratories, Design and Technology Workshops, ICT Laboratories, Dance and Drama Studio, two Cafeterias, spacious and modern Classrooms, indoor and outdoor Play Areas.

Who are we?

As a Taaleem teacher you will join one of the largest, most respected education providers in the United Arab Emirates. Taaleem (which means 'education' in Arabic) was established in 2004 and now has 9,000 students attending our 11 international schools and pre-schools in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Taaleem is also one of the Middle East's leading IB workshop providers for PYP, MYP, DP and IBCP. We began training in 2009 and have enrolled over 3500 participants to date.

We recruit the very best international teachers who can deliver our international curricula in a creative, collaborative, and highly engaging manner. Taaleem is committed to inspiring students and helping them to identify and develop their passions and talents.

Our Curriculum

Greenfield Community School provides a high quality, creative and challenging international education for students in KG 1 to Grade 12, based on the International Baccalaureate Philosophy. We foster within each student, staff member and community member an enduring passion for learning and empowering each individual to become a caring global citizen. Our curriculum promotes a sense of global mindedness with language forming an important and integral part of the GCS world. In fact there is an opportunity to learn Arabic, French or German from Kindergarten onwards.

What do we look for?

Due to KHDA regulations, we require our teachers to have one of the following:

  • Bachelors of Education or PGCE and a degree in the subject area that you teach
  • Experience with Educatonal leadership/ management workshops
  • 2 years senior or middle leadwrship in a similar setting

Aside from your qualifications, personality is very important, we look for inspirational teachers who leave a lasting impression on students for years to follow. If you're able to demonstrate outstanding standards of teaching and learning, with a passionate, enthusiastic, creative and dynamic attitude then we want to hear from you!

What we offer:

We are committed to developing our staff and run regular professional development workshops to ensure our teachers are equipped to provide students with the best possibly educational experience.

Taaleem provides excellent, high quality purpose built accommodation for teaching staff equipped with gym, pool and all amenities. We offer an attractive tax-free salary, medical insurance, free child places within selected schools and an annual flight allowance along with great corporate discounts with many service providers in Dubai.

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More about Greenfield Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Dubai Investments Park, PO Box 282627, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 48856600
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An International Baccalaureate (IB) World Continuum school, Greenfield Community School is one of only a handful of schools in the world authorised to offer all four IB programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), Dipl...