Head of Dance, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Cranleigh Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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

The successful candidate will have the overview of Dance from Year 3 to 11

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi has grown a reputation for its dedication to the Performing Arts and commitment to Dance as a key contributing factor to the  “whole child” teaching philosophy. Dance encompasses the children’s personalities,  embraces differences in cultures and opens the creative minds of the future. Dance is taught throughout the school from Pre- Prep to Sixth form and is an essential part of the academic and co- curricular programs and has enjoyed incredible growth over the last four years. The results speak for themselves with an exceptional 100% pass rate at GCSE.  Please refer to the attached job description for more information.

About Cranleigh Abu Dhabi

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi sits at the entrance to Saadiyat’s emerging Cultural District in keeping with the school’s motto, ‘Ex Cultu Robur’ – ‘From Culture Comes Strength’. Built over seven hectares, we have a beautiful, bespoke campus situated within minutes of New York University Abu Dhabi and the magnificent Saadiyat Beach, as well as the extraordinary Louvre Abu Dhabi.

In addition to the broad academic curriculum, our daily routine offers a wealth of opportunities that allow pupils to explore their full range of talents in fine arts, performing arts, music, sport and other activities such as gymnastics, golf, horse riding and debating to name but a few. Check out our Facebook page to get an even better idea of day-today life at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi. 

We are looking for first class teachers to join our vibrant team and work with us in our pursuit of excellence.  Attractive packages will reflect the professionalism of our staff and the value we place on them.

Person Specification (minimum):

· Bachelors Degree in the related subject with a PGCE and minimum of two years teaching experience

· Be able to provide a relevant and up to date police check 

· Experience in teaching at a UK Curriculum school preferably from an independent school background but not essential

· Passion for contributing to Cranleigh’s extensive enrichment programme

What we offer:

· Competitive terms of employment and excellent working conditions

· Tax Free Salary

· Fully furnished accommodation

· Medical insurance and annual Air Fare for individuals and dependents where applicable 

•100% payment of  children’s school fees up to 2.5 dependents where applicable

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.




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More about Cranleigh Abu Dhabi
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: PO BOX 126888, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 2 4970000
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 About Cranleigh Abu Dhabi  

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi seeks to provide a truly transforming experience in which intellectual, artistic, sporting, spiritual and social development is at the heart. 

Based on the community and family-oriented ...