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Modern Foreign Languages

Al Ain AcademyAl Ain Academy UAE

Aldar Academies is currently seeking a Modern Foreign Languages Teacher at Al Ain Academy in Al Ain commencing September 2021.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The purpose of this post is to teach the MFL courses,  planning and delivering high quality lessons that engage and challenge your students. You will have high standards and expectations in every element of your work. To have a positive impact on the whole school development through the delivery of high-quality outcomes for all students.

Areas of Responsibility and Key Tasks Planning, Preparation, Teaching and Lesson Management:

Teach allocated students by planning their teaching to achieve outstanding progression of learning through:

• Creating a climate that is conducive for outstanding Learning and Teaching

•Identifying clear learning objectives and specifying how they will be taught and assessed

•Setting tasks which challenge students and ensure high levels of interest

•Setting appropriate and demanding expectations

•Setting clear targets, building on prior attainment

•Identifying SEN or very able students

•Providing clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation and challenge

•Making effective use of assessment and ensure coverage of    
 programmes of study

•Making effective use of performance data and key indicators to
  inform planning and therefore deliver differentiated learning –
  matched to need

•Ensuring effective teaching and best use of available time

•Maintaining an effective learning environment in accordance with
       the academy's procedures and encouraging good practice with
      regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework

•Using a variety of teaching methods to:

i. match approach to content, structure information, present a set of key ideas and use appropriate vocabulary

ii. use effective questioning and listen carefully to students.

iii. select appropriate learning resources and develop study skills through library, I.C.T. and other learning technologies

•Ensuring students acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and
 understanding appropriate to the subject taught

•Evaluating own teaching critically to improve effectiveness

•Ensuring the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support

  Monitoring, Assessment, Recording, Reporting

•Assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use them to improve specific aspects of teaching;

•Mark and monitor students' work and set targets for progress

•Using performance data to inform planning and therefore ensuring the
 Learning and Teaching continue to ‘add value

•Assess and record students' progress systematically and keep records to check work is understood and completed, monitor strengths and areas for development, inform planning and recognise the level at which the student is achieving

•Undertake assessment of students as requested by examination
  bodies, departmental and academy procedures;

•Prepare and present informative reports to parents

Curriculum Development

•Take part in subject or aspects of the academy's work and develop plans which identify clear targets and success criteria for its development and / or maintenance Contribute to the whole academy's visioning activities.

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Qualifications

•Minimum of a Bachelor degree and certification in PGCE Education.

•Teaching experience at UK secondary level is essential, experience in
  an international school is an advantage.

Job specific Knowledge and skills

•Minimum of 3 years experience in teaching MFL (French/Spanish) 

•Strong experience teaching English National Curriculum.

•Previous experience working with students whom English is not
      their first language

•Knowledge of English curriculum and latest developments.

•Knowledge of UAE Ministry of Education and ADEK regulations
       relating to curriculum, assessment and compliance

Personal/ Leadership Qualities :

• Commitment to the ideals of international education.

• Ability to prioritize projects and tasks,

• Ability to initiate and manage change in the work environment.

• Ability to identify problems, achieve effective solutions, resolve
   conflict, motivate staff and foster collaboration, and promote sound
   decision making.

• Flexibility, patience and egalitarian approach.

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