Head of Psychology

Kings' School Al BarshaDubai, United Arab Emirates

Head of Psychology

Kings’ School Al Barsha Secondary is seeking a Head of Psychology to lead our rapidly expanding department. The department has already established itself as a central part of school life and has quickly gained a reputation for academic excellence, with parents and students alike viewing science as a desirable career pathway.

Kings’ is part of the John Hattie Visible Learning programme. This focuses on how to best enhance student achievement, linking closely to our mission statement of “The best by every child.” All teachers receive excellent and highly desirable professional development which informs our approach as a professional body.

Requirements:

  • A high quality degree with Psychology and Sociology as the sole or significant focus
  • Experience of teaching GCSE and A-Level
  • Hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent, with a minimum of 3 years' experience as a Department or Faculty Leader
  • Able to teach consistently inspirational lessons and a track record/ability to deliver results
  • A commitment to the wellbeing and pastoral care of all students within their care
  • Able and willing to make a broader contribution to school life
  • Innovative, creative, enthusiastic and able to deliver results
  • Experience of working overseas or with international students would be an advantage.

How to apply: Candidates are to apply directly through the TES portal.

Closing date for applications is 7th Feburary 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview and we reserve the right to appoint a suitable candidate before the final submission date.

Successful applicants will take up their position in mid-August 2021 and will be required to participate in a thorough programme of induction.

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