Head of English, Oman

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Al Sahwa SchoolsOman

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Start date: 16/8/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Al Sahwa Schools is inviting teachers passionate about their subject and profession to apply for the Position of Head of English to start in August 2020.

Al Sahwa is an Omani Bi-lingual school with a national significance that was established in 1993 with the aim of providing international education to Omani youth to become the leaders of the future. We are a learning community committed to our core values and Oman's rich cultural heritage, while embodying high quality international education.  Oman is a beacon of peace and is considered to be the jewel of the Middle East. The country is blessed to be guided by the wisdom His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Muatham, a benevolent leader and the enduring inspiration for the country.

Our students possess outstanding academic ability and acquire  21st century skills such as communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity through our programmes that aim to develop responsible world citizenship. Our students are prepared to support and lead Oman’s rapid progress, while maintaining a global perspective.

Al Sahwa is an IB World School authorised to offer the PYP programme and a candidate School for the MYP.  The school is the leading school for Technology Enhanced Learning in Oman, recognised and awarded by industry bodies, such as Google, Acer and CISCO. Because of our leading use of technology, we have been awarded ‘Acer Innovative School’ status 2 years in a row, opening up access to opportunities and resources for our learners. Students at Al Sahwa have access to the latest technologies to bring their aspirations to life in our modern design suite. 

At Al Sahwa, we are immensely proud of our past and our wonderful history. Our future is built on the shoulders of giants and we offer our eternal gratitude to those who have helped to build our unique school culture over the past 27 years. Building on the strength of this realisation, we have aligned our goals to the innovation centric aspirations of Oman’s 2040 vision thereby ensuring our next generation of graduates are at the forefront of Oman’s bold next steps.

We are seeking to appoint excited Head of English to embark on our inspirational Journey to become a leading Omani educational institute , not only within Oman but the region, and create opportunities for our learners to innovate and be creative while they achieve their full potentials.

Applicants must possess:

A teaching qualification in English or its equivalence

Ability to lead a team of English Teachers to continue curriculum development, improve students outcomes, and improve overall teaching and learning quality within the department

Ability to be creative and innovative

Be a confident and enthusiastic teacher

Passionate about the subject with excellent curriculum knowledge

Able to motivate and inspire learners, and teachers within the department

Have the ability to plan, prepare and deliver engaging English Lessons



More about Al Sahwa Schools
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: House 592, Way 3052, Shatti Al Qurum, P.O.Box 644, Muscat, Oman. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +968 246 07620

l Sahwa Schools are co-educational and located in the beautiful Omani capital of Muscat, close to the beach. The schools have 1100 students aged 3-18. In terms of curriculum, the schools follow the IBO Primary Years Programme for Primary students, wi...