English Teacher, Nord Anglia International School - Dubai

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Start date: 16 August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

About Nord Anglia Education

Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with campuses located across dozens of countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate tens of thousands of students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school. We are driven by one unifying philosophy: we are ambitious for our schools, students, teachers, staff and communities, and we inspire every child who attends an NAE school to achieve more than they ever imagined possible.

Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. NAE schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students love coming to school.

Nord Anglia International School - Dubai

NAS Dubai is a purpose built ‘flagship school’ generously resourced with an enrolment of 1880. Academic achievement is celebrated throughout (71% 9-7 point A*/A pass at GCSE) and a 36.5 point IB Diploma average score with 25% achieving over 40 points. 

The culture of the school is one of interest and care where learning is personalised to meet individual needs. The annual inspection judgments are ‘very good’ and ‘outstanding’ throughout.

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of 66 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London. 

Global academic results for the 2018/19 academic year

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)

• This year’s average diploma score across NAE was 10 per cent higher than the global average.

• Our group wide average IB diploma score was 33 points out of 45, surpassing the 2018 average of 30.

• 34 NAE schools offered the IB diploma this year, with 1269 students sitting the exam.

• More than 130 students across the family of schools achieved more than 40 points out of 45.

• We also had four students achieve the perfect score of 45.

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)

• 50.1 per cent of grades at the equivalent of A*/A (grades 7-9 in the new GCSE framework), compared to 20.6 per cent of students across the UK achieving the same results.

A-levels

• 39 per cent of grades at A*/A, well above the global average of 25.2 per cent.

• 63.8 per cent of grades were A*/B for the year, also well above the global average of 51.1 per cent.

French Baccalaureate 

• 100 per cent pass rate for the second year running from all three NAE schools offering this qualification: Collège Alpin Beau Soleil, Collège Champittet, Pully and Collège du Léman

• 32 per cent of students receiving “mentions très bien” for their diploma.

About the role

Join our fast-paced international environment, and you will deliver UK National Curriculum, IGSCE and International Baccalaureate Diploma programmes. You will challenge your students to set ambitious targets for themselves and seek out and implement innovative teaching practices to enhance the student experience and outcomes. 

Please click  here   to look at our school through our teacher eyes and please click here  to see it through the students.

About you

Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment, you will bring a degree, a recognised teaching qualification and considerable teaching experience. Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative practice to raise achievement.Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school. You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students.

Benefits

When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of more than 13,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more. We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform, which harnesses the collective expertise of peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking. 

Our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world’s most vibrant cities. 

As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:

• A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale

• An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and     collaboration

• A culture that is fair and consultative 

• Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career

Selection Process

The closing date for application is 21st December 2019 First stage interviews will be conducted by Skype or telephone and final interviews will take place at the Nord Anglia Education Recruitment Event in central London in the week commencing 21st January 2020 (alternative arrangements will be made for candidates who cannot attend in person). 

Start Date: 16 August 2020

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture. 

All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both your country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years. 



More about Nord Anglia International School Dubai
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Al Barsha South 3, Off Hessa Street, Al Barsha, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +971 4 2199 999
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