Head of Arabic, Abu Dhabi

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Amity International School - Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi

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Start date: 20th August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Amity International School  is looking for a bilingual Arabic HOD, the successful candidate will be able to lead the Arabic team according to ADEK standards. 


To ensure the quality of learning in MOE subjects enables every child to make as much progress as possible

To ensure the quality of teaching in MOE subjects is of the highest standard, ensuring lessons are relevant, engaging, challenging and fun in line with The school way

To ensure the curriculum, assessment, time allocations and qualifications of staff for MOE subjects is in line with UAE regulations

To take a lead in ensuring the school community pays adherence to sensitive issues and curriculum compliance in the UAE

To work collaboratively with colleagues and families particularly on cultural events

To have a positive impact on the work of the school as a member of the leadership team

In  return Amity International School offers a competitive salary and other benefits including accommodation, end of service gratuity, healthcare, flights and use of the school's extensive sports facilities including the Olympic pool and learning pool, tennis courts, gyms, climbing, football, athletics and sailing and other water sports facilities. For more information please visit the school website (https://amityabudhabi.com/). Applications should be made via the TES jobs site.

For this role, you should have:

- A bachelor's degree in a related subject

- Previous experience in a leadership role

- A qualification in teaching (e.g. PGCE or Bachelor's in Education) for the specialism and age range or an equivalent diploma

- At least 5 years' of teaching experience

Applications should include a completed application form, CV including a professional photo, and a letter of application. Please also include a passport copy and a scanned copy of your degree certificate(s). 

Please send completed applications to careers@amityabudhabi.ae or apply through the TES directly. Start date for this position will be 20th August 2019. 

Interviews will be conducted in Abu Dhabi or via Skype shortly after the closing date. 

We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date. It is strongly recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible. 

The post-holder will be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children with whom he/she comes into contact. They must ensure compliance with the School's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy Statement at all times. This appointment will be subject to checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service and with past employers. 

Job location

More about Amity International School - Abu Dhabi
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: E10, Exit 39, Al Bahya, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Telephone: +971 250 39000
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Amity International School is a private all-through school in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The school is part of the Amity Education Group, a not-for-profit Education Foundation with campuses across the world. 

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