Lead Teacher, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Al Muna AcademyAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Primary Lead Teacher 

Aldar Academies are currently seeking a Lead Teacher for Al Muna Academy commencing August 2018.

This would be an ideal role for a strategic thinking teacher with a firm grasp of how to ensure outstanding teaching and learning across the primary phase of the school. Candidates must be committed to working in partnership with the local community and developing ways to engage with parents and forge effective partnerships with them.

About the School

The school is a high achieving British Curriculum school and offers education for pupils from Foundation Stage 1 (FS1) up to Grade 6. The school prides itself on "being a happy, well organised school offering children a range of activities in and out of the classroom. Outstanding teaching and the use of first class resources and facilities ensure that the school delivers a rich and varied curriculum in an inspiring, creative and memorable way. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Strategic direction of school improvement 
  • Provide inspiring and purposeful leadership for the staff, students and the wider community
  • To develop a school improvement plan founded in a secure understanding of data and classroom observation 
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the school and the quality of teaching and learning
  • Continue to maintain an environment that promotes and secures outstanding teaching, effective learning, high standards of achievement and good behaviour.
  • Develop and maintain effective links with the community including business and industry, to extend the curriculum and enhance teaching and learning
  • Improve the existing system for the management of staff performance, incorporating target setting and individual development plans
  • Continue to develop an organisation in which all staff feel valued and recognise that they are accountable for the success of the school


  • BA in Education or BA Degree with PGCE 
  • Minimum of 10 years teaching with 3 years leadership experience with continuous service 
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders, including the Board and Strategic Governance Group

Applicants will be required to submit a letter of application and CV, together with copies of their passport, education certificates and police clearance to complete the on-line application process

Job location

More about Al Muna Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: PO Box 12484, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 2 501 477

Al Muna Academy opened in September 2009. Facilities at the school are excellent and include a large astro-turf field, outdoor swimming pool, well stocked library, a large multi-purpose hall and gym, a number of computer suites and outdoor play areas...