English Teacher, United Arab Emirates

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Al Rabeeh AcademyUnited Arab Emirates

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive with a possible leadership allowance (Tax Free)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Al Rabeeh Academy is seeking an enthusiastic, adaptable and committed English teacher for an immediate start. There may be a leadership allowance with this position for the right candidate.  

Al Rabeeh Academy is a brand new, purpose built school, which has just opened its doors, and is a part of a growing network of schools. The Al Rabeeh name has been synonymous throughout the city for high quality education and pastoral care since 1979.  The founding school, Al Rabeeh School, is a successful, well-established primary school with an excellent reputation and was recently rated a Band ‘A’ School in an ADEC full school inspection. The school is a member of British Schools in the Middle East (BSME) and is committed to professional development and the CPD programmes BSME offers.  

Al Rabeeh Academy is a bilingual private school from FS1 to Year 13, delivering the English National Curriculum, alongside Arabic Language, Islamic Studies and Social Studies (taught by Arabic teachers). The secondary school children are taught in single-sex classes. The successful candidate will be a highly committed team player with the drive, energy and passion to develop Al Rabeeh Academy, which will open opportunities for internal promotion, as the academy grows. 

Applicants must lead by example and play a full part in the School’s pastoral care and extra-curricular activities programme. Successful applicants will need to be sympathetic with the ethos and values of Al Rabeeh Academy, a school with a high population of Emirati/Arab students. The successful candidate will be an effective communicator, confident in establishing open communication with students, staff and parents. 

Applicants must be fluent English speaking, hold a relevant degree and teaching qualification and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of teaching in schools that follow a British curriculum.  

Applicants must be able to demonstrate: 

  • Excellent subject knowledge
  • Strong emphasis and desire to be outstanding in learning, teaching and leading education and believe that children have the potential to reach the highest of expectations when in the right environment
  • Experience of current UK initiatives and developments
  • Capacity to support creative learning and to focus on developing 21st Century learning environments and innovation skills
  • Confidence in using IT to motivate and extend student’s learning experiences
  • Strong focus on pastoral care and be prepared to go the extra mile to get the best out of ‘our’ students
  • Experience of using data from standardised tests and external examinations to track student progress.

Package Details: 

  • Competitive salary (tax free)      
  • An initial two year contract (renewable by mutual consent)
  • Free accommodation (your own furnished apartment, plus utilities) 
  • Annual return air ticket / allowance 
  • Baggage allowance
  • Medical insurance cover
  • End of service gratuity
  • Visa arranged by the school

To apply please use the ‘apply now’ button and follow the process, or forward an up-to-date CV, covering letter and photograph to the Principal and Director of Schools, Ms Alison Lamb at jobs@alrabeehschool.ae. Please put 'English Teacher' in the subject line of your email.

Closing date for applications: Friday 29th September 2017, but Skype and telephone interviews may take place ahead of this date so an early application is advantageous. While we thank all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

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More about Al Rabeeh Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Zone 23, Mohamed Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 2 6795991
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Opened in September 2017, Al Rabeeh Academy is a bilingual private through school with sixth form teaching the English National Curriculum, alongside Arabic Language, Islamic Studies and Social Studies. The school’s sister school is the established A...