Music Primary Specialist Teacher, Qatar

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The Hamilton International SchoolQatar

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Salary
Contract term: Fixed Term

Music Primary Specialist Teacher The Hamilton International School (THIS) is Doha’s new premier school. We offer a unique opportunity to be a founding Primary Specialist Teacher in a brand-new school. Our world class facilities and exciting curriculum will attract the very best teachers, as we aim to provide outstanding learning opportunities for our students.

Responsible For: Planning, teaching, learning, assessment, monitoring and evaluation of student learning. Managing students, resources and ensuring health and safety measures are implemented at all times. Reporting To: Head of Primary Liaising With: Liaise with Primary teachers and Head of Primary to ensure consistency of standards, teaching and learning, development planning and target setting. Required Skills and Knowledge Required teaching certification for Qatar MOEHE Minimum 3 years teaching experience in this subject Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others Ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form Ability to work on a regular and punctual basis Meet professional teacher education requirements of school .

In Primary, we offer a high quality bespoke international curriculum. We follow the IEYC (International Early Years Curriculum) and the IPC (international Primary Curriculum), alongside the UK National Curriculum. In Secondary, our students will follow the IMYP (International Middle Years Curriculum), before progressing to iGSCE.  Students will graduate with an IB Diploma and/or a High School Diploma accredited by NEASC, a US accreditation organization, preparing our students for the best international universities. 

To find out more about THIS, we encourage you to visit our website: Salary and Benefits
The successful candidate will receive: Competitive salary and benefits package Fully subsidised accommodation Annual flights to your home country.

We’re looking for a Primary Specialist Teacher who:
Plans, prepares and delivers Music lessons to suit the individual educational needs of all students & facilitate purposeful active learning and teaching Ability to strategically drive Performing Arts opportunities in school Take a lead role in developing whole school performances and shows Supports Performing Arts in the curriculum Carries out student assessments/evaluations in line with departmental and school policy Records and analyse students’ progress, advising students how to improve by setting achievable targets Improves all students in learning and ensure all students make progress Prepare required reports on students and activities as requested by Head of Primary Develops Curriculum Maps and Lesson Plans to reflect curriculum policy Is able to teach a specific curriculum area across the Primary School, in line with the IEYC and IPC, at times leading specifically in certain areas Can work collaboratively with class teachers ensuring the curriculum is well matched to the needs of each learner Is able to create learning opportunities which maximise the facilities and resources we offer To ensure their subject reflect whole school and community opportunities Devise strategic subject action plans in their area Is able to ‘bring their subject to life’ across the schoolIs deeply passionate about teaching and learning in their subject area across the Primary Year groups, from 3 – 11 year oldsDemonstrate a record of high quality teaching in this subject within PrimaryApproaches school life with enthusiasm and a commitment to ‘make a difference’ to the children at THIS Is innovative, flexible, creative and enthusiasticEmbraces the opportunity to be part of a new schoolDevelops exciting, innovative lesson plans which meet established school and national curriculum modelsManages the diverse ability levels of students, embracing each child as an individualAdapts curriculum to fit student needs while maintaining overall class progressPossesses and continually develops working knowledge of national curriculum programme and frameworksAssesses and records student development, while identifying problem areas and areas which need attention and improvementProvides a safe, positive learning environment for studentsCommunicates with any and all other staff members who engage with studentsCommunicates with parents as per school guidelines on a regular basis, including presenting student progress reports and informing parents of requisite student disciplineMaintains high levels of behaviour among students, while promoting safety and compliance with school rules and guidelinesAttends (and contributes to) continuous professional developmentAttends and takes part in school meetings on curriculum, organisation, and guidelines.

Child Safeguarding and Protection  THIS is fully committed to students’ safeguarding and protection. The selected applicants will be required to take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within our school, as well as adhere to and ensure compliance with The Hamilton International School’s child protection policies and procedures.
Criminal Background Checks  All successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory Criminal Background Checks covering the 10 years prior to their start date with the school; this will cover all countries of residence during that period.  Thank you for considering The Hamilton International School as your next place of employment. We regularly update this page with teaching, support and administrative positions. Applications
Please complete the Tes online application form and upload your Curriculum Vitae along with your application cover letter (maximum 1 side of A4). You should also include the details of three professional referees.  The Hamilton International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and criminal record checks. A minimum of 3 years teaching experience is required, preferably with experience of the UK National Curriculum.

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More about The Hamilton International School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: PO Box 23512, Doha, Qatar.
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