Head of Mathematics - MYP/DP

Dar Al Marefa Private SchoolAl Khawaneej, Dubai

About Us:

An inspiring initiative by one of the most prominent UAE families Al Ghurair, Dar Al Marefa School is a top-ranked and widely recognised bilingual International Baccalaureate® school in Dubai, with a broader academic vision – to make a significant contribution to the next generation of the UAE by partnering with parents, friends and the local community.

Dar Al Marefa is an IB World School offering a bilingual education in English and Arabic. Our curriculum reflects our respect for local and regional cultures while preparing our students for an increasingly complex and interconnected world. Our teaching staff from 17 different nationalities provide a world-class education to our student body from over 35 countries. The school has relocated to an innovative new campus in Al Khawaneej with high end facilities, led by an inspirational leadership team.

Due to our continuous growth, we welcome new members of staff to join our wonderful team of international educators every year. With a passion for teaching and the ability to inspire student inquiry and engagement, we are seeking applications from educators with the ability to differentiate learning and to demonstrate a deep commitment to educating the child in a holistic manner.

The role:

The Head of Math will be responsible for leading the development of the curriculum,  teaching and learning standards and assessment and reporting in their subject area. He/she will work as an inspirational and strategic leader, to create and implement a shared vision and strategic development plan that motivates students, staff, parents and all other members of the school community to achieve ongoing success. As a teacher, he/she will place emphasis on providing the students with well-resourced lessons and promote every child's right to learn by creating a warm but challenging environment for the children.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Mathematics;
  • Valid American Teaching License, PGCE with UK Qualified Teachers Status, Bachelors of Education or SACE;
  • Minimum 2 years proven experience of leading a Math department is essential; ideally within an IB school;
  • Proven track record in delivering outstanding results;
  • Professional commitment to the successful implementation of an enriched IB/MYP and IB/DP curriculum;
  • High level of IT Skills;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to work closely with students, parent and peers;
  • Be willing to engage in extra-curricular activities;
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to contribute to the general welfare of the School.

Living in Dubai:

As one of the world’s most dynamic cities and an international hub, Dubai is a major player in the international teaching market offering first-class education. Dar al Marefa seek diversity and inspiring academics who have the same family values as we do.

We provide a generous package which includes; a tax-free salary, residence visa, private medical insurance, an annual flight allowance home and tuition fee concessions. We can help you with the stress of relocation and can provide you high quality company accommodation.

Application Process

To apply,please complete and submit your TES application form.

All appointments are subject to interview, successful references and background checks, visa and work permit approval as per UAE Labour law and KHDA approval.

You must meet the following requirements for a visa or working permit:

  • 5 years teaching experience.
  • A degree related to subject taught.
  • Bachelors with Teaching Qualification or similar teaching qualification.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Should hold a valid passport from either Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom or United States.
  • References, Criminal background check
  • Over 30 and below 55 years of age
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