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Head of Design Technology

Amity International School - Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi

Amity International school, Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and highly motivated Head of Design Technology.

The school seeks a highly qualified, passionate, and dynamic leader who is capable of leading our new ambitious programme for Design Technology. He or She will be a gifted and experienced teacher, and innovative thinker with excellent people management skills, who will be able to oversee the continued success of the department and lead on a strategic vision for the future of Design Technology at Amity.

Design and Technology is currently the most popular GCSE subject choice at the school. In acknowledgement of this fact, the school will be opening in September 2021 a new Design and Technology centre that will allow greater opportunities for students to advance their textiles, resistant materials, Graphics Design, and CAD/CAM skills. The centre is set to be an outstanding centre of excellence within the Middle East.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the premier co-educational International schools in the city. Amity International School recognises that its most important investment is in the quality of its teachers and support staff. As such, in order to progress the school in this next phase of its growth, staff will be in receipt of one of the best salaries and packages globally, commensurate with the responsibilities of their position and the size of the school.

Amity International School is a newly established British Curriculum International School with a renowned reputation for Sport, Music, Arts and Academia. The magnificent 15-acre bay-side campus allows the school to boast unique school facilities within a beautiful setting on the perimeter of the UAE's capital, providing an inspirational working environment where pupils are committed and keen to learn.

For more information please visit the school website (https://amityabudhabi.com/).

Amity International School is set-up as a not-for-profit organisation.

Benefits for the successful candidate include:

  • Highly competitive salary benchmarked against many of the leading schools globally
  • Accommodation or a housing allowance aligned with your personal family circumstances
  • Return flights
  • Health insurance
  • Free child places for up to two children
  • A spacious and modern, innovative teaching and learning environment
  • State-of-the-art ICT provision
  • Supportive line management and access to generous professional development training
  • Opportunities to link with other subject areas in school and other schools internationally

Applicants should complete the application form on the TES website via the Quick Apply button. Please submit a CV of no more than 4 pages together with a recent photograph. Scans of degree certificates and teaching qualifications would be also gratefully received.

Please note that the school reserves the right to begin the recruitment process prior to the closing date. Therefore, candidates are recommended to submit their application as soon as possible.

For queries, contact the HR Department at careers@amityabudhabi.ae

Interviews will be conducted via Microsoft Teams.

Start date for this position will be August 2021.

Amity International School is aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils and hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

All applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening and submit a current police criminal check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment in addition to supplying a minimum of two references, at least one of which should be from the Headteacher/Principal of the most recent school.

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